Economic Development, Planning and Tourism

EDPT - Economic Development, Planning and Tourism for Cattaraugus County

Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate

Date(s): 
Thu, 02/28/2013 - 8:30am - 2:30pm

The Farm Disaster Preparation Certificate program will help farm owners plan for and manage disasters that might occur. This program focuses on practical pre-disaster education and preparedness, regarding farm equipment safety on the road, fire or structure collapse, storm and wind damage, criminal activity, farm chemical risks and biosecurity. Read more

Rural Landowner Workshop

Date(s): 
Sat, 03/02/2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

On Saturday, March 2, 2013 Cornell University Cooperative Extension will be sponsoring the 21st Annual Rural Landowner Workshop. The program will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 3:00 PM. There will be an open session on the Ecology of Alaska followed by three concurrent sessions with four classes per session and you must choose one class per session. Read more

NY's Ag Literacy Week

Date(s): 
Tue, 03/19/2013 - 8:00am - Fri, 03/22/2013 - 6:00pm
The Beeman book cover

In celebration of National Agriculture Week (March 18th -22nd), volunteers throughout New York State will read a book with an agricultural theme to second graders. Students and teachers will also benefit from follow up activities and hands-on projects. The book will be given to the school library with a bookplate recognizing the donor and NY Ag Literacy Week. 1,400 books were donated last year while thousands of second graders participated in fun and educational activities. Read more

2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner Announced

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism posted on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 2:36pm
2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner logo

2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner logo

Cattaraugus County is home to a vibrant and diverse agricultural industry. Good communication is essential to developing and maintaining good relationships between farm and non-farm neighbors. This event is a way to bring the County’s farmers and their neighbors together for a night of fellowship and understanding. It will also be a way for the County’s farmers and businesses to showcase what they have to offer each other.

Farmer Neighbor Dinner

Date(s): 
Wed, 04/10/2013 - 5:30pm
2013 Farmer Neighbor Dinner logo

Second Annual Cattaraugus County Farmer-Neighbor Dinner on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at the West Valley Fire Hall, 9091 Route 240, West Valley, NY.

Cattaraugus County is home to a vibrant and diverse agricultural industry. Good communication is essential to developing and maintaining good relationships between farm and non-farm neighbors. This event is a way to bring the County’s farmers and their neighbors together for a night of fellowship and understanding. It will also be a way for the County’s farmers and businesses to showcase what they have to offer each other. Read more

TOURISM ASSISTANT # 67396 O.C.

Vacancy:  Eligible List may be used to fill vacancies which may occur with the Cattaraugus County Department of Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, Little Valley, NY

Winter Gardening Ideas from the Cornell Cooperative Extension

By CCE Master Gardener Lyn Chimera and Community Educator Colleen Cavagna

 

I’m sitting here writing this with the doors and windows open. It feels like spring, but I am sure we know better!  This January thaw was perfect for getting some last minute chores done in the garden. I spent some time spreading the conifer branches I had been gathering from discarded trees. Read more

Garden Seeds. Photo credit: http:/homegardenseedsorganic.com

Cards against Cancer fundraiser

Date(s): 
Fri, 01/25/2013 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm

On January 25, 2013, there will be the "Cards against Cancer" fundraiser at the Randolph Central School.

Spaghetti Dinner is from 4:30-6:30PM in the Randolph Central School Cafeteria and is only $5/person

Chinese Auction during the Randolph Central School Boys Basketball Game.

Raffle for iPad, $100 Jock Shop Certificate or $50 cash.

All proceeds to benefit Mary Ann Carpenter.

Sponsored by the Randolph Central School Boys & Girls Soccer and Boys Basketball Teams.

Learn How to Make Delicious Dessert Breads

Date(s): 
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Bread dough on wood

Join Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Allegany County Master Gardeners, who are also long-time bread makers, as they demonstrate the process of making delicious dessert breads. Learn the history of dessert breads and the various methods and different ingredients used in creating traditional and custom loaves. In this class, you will learn by actually participating in making 4 dessert breads: St. Lucia’s Bread, Stollen, Pumpkin Bread, and Sticky Buns. Read more

Strategic Marketing Workshops for Livestock Producers

Date(s): 
Repeats every 7 days until Tue Feb 19 2013 .
Tue, 02/05/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tue, 02/19/2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers Strategic Marketing Workshops for Livestock Producers around New York State.

The demand for locally raised meats and livestock products continues to grow. Strategic and specific marketing efforts can help you take full advantage of the local foods market. If you want to sharpen and focus your marketing skills or just don’t know where to begin developing a marketing plan, Cornell Cooperative Extension can help! Read more

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