Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
The Olean Public Library will host a technology petting zoo featuring several gadgets for the public to test drive. Items include a PC tablet, iPad2, iPod Touch, Mac & Windows 7 laptops and various models of the Nook and Kindle e-Readers.
Join librarian Michelle La Voie to learn how to use the Olean library's career databases and Learning Express Library to search for jobs and to develop essential job-related skills. Read more
General introduction to both high and low tunnel vegetable production use for season extension will be discussed. Session will also cover Integrate Pest Management for organic producers and include a segment on using beneficial insects in tunnels. Participants will also be able to tour Quest Farm Produce, a privately owned direct marketing vegetable enterprise.
Season Extension Workshop at Quest Farm Produce
7142 State Route 21, Almond, NY; April 3, 2012 10:00am-12:00pm Read more
Come learn about growing winter greens in unheated high tunnels. We will be there to observe a winter harvest of greens at Canticle Farms and learn about organic winter pest management. Read more
Cornell University Cooperative Extension will hold an introductory workshop on how to use Facebook to promote and market your farm. Facebook is a social network that connects your farm with other friends, family, co-workers, and potential customers. Read more
Register now for the 2012 NY Small Farms Summit! The Summit will take place Wednesday, February 29th, from 9:30am – 3:30pm, with lunch provided.
The Summit is an interactive meeting with an opportunity for all participants to take part in lively discussion, both locally, and across the state. The goals of the Summit are to increase visibility of small farmers and their needs, encourage local collaboration among regions, and to prioritize emerging opportunities to enhance viabilities of small farms in New York and the Northeast. Read more
With your help, New York State Legislators can enact mandate relief to help stabilize property tax dollars and keep more of your hard-earned money in your community for local purposes.