Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County is located in the heart of the Mohawk Valley and extends north to the Adirondacks. Herkimer County is home to approximately 65,000 residents, and is made up of nineteen small communities that share a single vision: to maintain a high quality of life for the county’s citizens and visitors. We are proud to be a part of that vision as our vision statement is “Building Strong and Vibrant New York Communities.”
5657 State Route 5, Herkimer, NY 13350 Map
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Updating Herkimer County Local Foods Map for 2019
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County (CCE) is updating the Herkimer County Local Foods Map for 2019. All farms listed on the 2018 map will be contacted for updates. However if your farm was NOT on the 2018 map and you would like to be considered for the 2019 map, please call CCE at (315) 866-7920. To be part of the map, you need to produce a local food product and your farm must be located in Herkimer County.
The deadline to be listed on the map is Friday, February 22, 2019. See the 2018 map at http://bit.ly/CCEHerkCoLocalFoodsMap
New York State Grown & Certified Producer Grants
NY State Dept of Ag and Markets has awarded a $500,000 grant to implement the program in the Mohawk Valley Region. CCE Oneida County was chosen as the administrator of these funds for the following six counties: Fulton/Montgomery, Herkimer, Otsego/Schoharie and Oneida to help Mohawk Valley producers meet the food safety standards necessary for participation in the certification program. See more…
Check out our new page, Wild Game Resources, to see information on The Wild Harvest Table, a website devoted to procuring, preparing and consuming wild fish and game.
Be sure to check out our Farmers’ Market page for the days/times of a Herkimer County FM near you.
Find out about Agriculture in Herkimer County, including a link to the Central New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team.
Want to find out how to stretch your food dollars? Check out our Nutrition Education Programs. Find out about EFNEP, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, a free program to help you feed your family better for less.
Need information on home food preservation, including canning, drying and freezing? Find a whole page dedicated to Food Preservation Resources.
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