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
Click on above “map” link, then put your address in for turn-by-turn directions to our office! Or, click on “About Us” for general driving directions. Please note that this will give you a general idea of our location. We are located in the COR Properties Business Park, in the building on the left about half way down.

Phone: 315.866.7920
Fax: 315.866.0870
Email: herkimer@cornell.edu

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.

See our Calendar of Events for upcoming programs, including 4-H events. The Useful Links page gives an overview of Herkimer County, New York State, Cornell University and other local resources.

Find directions to our office at About Us. Our Annual Report and Highlights  page can show you a snapshot of our past year(s).

What’s 4-H all about? See the 4-H Youth Development page. Read all about what’s going on in 4-H in the 4-H Facts…4-H Club forms can be found under Club Maintanence.

Find out about Agriculture in Herkimer County, including a link to the Central New York Dairy, Livestock and Field Crops Team.

Cornell Guidelines to Pest Management  and directions for Soil Sampling  can be found under Horticulture, as well as the recommendations for New York State Vegetable Varieties for 2018

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.

The Herkimer County Local Foods Map is a great place to find where to buy local foods. Eighteen vegetables are featured in the Herkimer County Produce Cycle Brochures.

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