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August 8, 2012 - 4:48pm
Company Name: 
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County
Job Type: 
Part-Time
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Genesee County is hiring a part-time Nutrition Educator. The successful candidate will will provide education to low-income and other County residents, including food stamp applicants and recipients, to improve their nutrition, food safety, food resource management and food preparation skills through Genesee County CCE Nutrition Education Program (comprised of two separate but similar grant-funded programs: EFNEP (the Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program); and ESNY (the Eat Smart New York Program).
March 19, 2010 - 2:54pm

Have you wondered why your vegetables just don’t seem to grow? Do you want to start a vegetable garden but have no idea where to start? Then this class is for you!

 

The “Successful Vegetable Gardening” workshop will be offered from 6 to 8pm on April 7th as part of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Coffee and Dessert Series. The workshop will be taught by Bill Stedman, Master Gardener, and will cover the in’s and out’s of successful vegetable gardening.  Whether you are a beginner or have been growing your own vegetables for years, Bill has great tips for creating a bountiful garden. Attendees will also enjoy coffee, tea and desserts as part of the program.

 

Workshop will be held at the Extension building at 420 E. Main Street in Batavia and cost is $10 per person. Pre-registration is required by April 5, so reserve your seat now by contacting Amy at 585-343-3040 ext. 106 or stopping by the Extension office in Batavia.

 

Other upcoming sessions in the Coffee and Dessert Series include: “Planning Your Landscape” on April 15th, “Hostas” on May 5, “The Edible Landscape” on May 12, and the always popular “Container Gardening Workshop” on May 25. Hans Hunz will offer a free session on Bluebird Beauty on April 21. Visit the website www.genesee.shutterfly.com for more details or call Amy at 585-343-3040 ext. 106 to register.

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