Economic Development, Planning and Tourism
The introductory course, "Beginning a Successful Small Farm Operation", is designed for small, part-time or prospective farmers will be held on Tuesday evenings, September 22nd, 29th, October 6th, and 13th in Arcade, New York and is offered by Cornell University Cooperative Extension. Read more
Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany/Cattaraugus Counties will host a workshop on pasture management and hay evaluation on October 20th from 7:00-9:30PM at the Genesee Community College, 25 Edward Street, Arcade, New York, covering the opportunities for forage based enterprises in Western New York. Read more
Cornell Cooperative Extension Associations of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie and Wyoming Counties will host a workshop on High Tunnel Fruit and Vegetable Production on Saturday, October 24th from 9:00am-2:30pm at the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany St. Elizabeth Motherhouse, 115 E. Main St., Allegany, NY with the afternoon session held at Canticle Farms CSA finishing up at 2:00PM. Read more
A Free Webinar, “Alternative Production Methods for Strawberries”, will kick off the strawberry mini series when it airs live September 9th, 2009 at 12:45 PM. Featured speakers for this webcast are Dr. Lewis Jett, West Virginia State University, and Ms. Kathy Demchak, Penn State University. Dr. Jett will be speaking on growing strawberries in high tunnels. Ms. Demchak will be speaking on northeast approaches to growing strawberries on plastic. Read more
This cycling ride takes riders along Route 16 in Cattaraugus County on August 15, 2009 starting in Hinsdale, New York. Get some exercise, explore the Rt.16 Corridor and learn about local history of the Genesee Canal.
There are 3 route options to choose from Read more
Christmas in July is an annual fundraising event to benefit the general operating budget of the Memorial Library of Little Valley. Over 100 hand-made items, gift certificates, and lovely gifts will be raffled off in a blind draw fashion on Wednesday, July 22, beginning at 7:00 p.m. Attendees of the event will be treated to refreshments and door prizes. Ticket are $1.00 each, and ticket holders do not have to be present to win. Read more