Home Canning Classes

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Clinton County is offering a series of home canning classes at Shady Grove Farm and Wellness Center.  The classes will be focused on boiling water bath canning, following approved recipes and outline basic canning safety.  Master Preservers, Eileen Longware and Judy French will be instructing, along with fellow Master Preserver Karen Bouchard-Braun.  Join us to learn how to safely preserve the harvest!

June 15th, Strawberry & Strawberry Rhubarb Jamstrawberry photo

July 13th, Dilly Beans & Dilled Carrots

August 4th, Zesty Salsa

All classes are 6 to 9 p.m. at Shady Grove Farm, 844 State Route 22B, Peru, NY.

Space is limited, register here!  Each class is $ 5 and preregistration is required.

Stay tuned for more preservation classes, including freezing and dehydrating. 

In the Kitchen with Chef David Allen

LatitudeCornell Cooperative Extension will be offering a series of cooking demonstrations and tasting with Chef David Allen of Latitude 44 Bistro, right in his restaurant kitchen.  Join us to see and taste Chef David Allen’s local food creations!  There is a $25 charge per session, preregistration required and payments must be made in advance to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Clinton County.  All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a Latitude gift card. Call (518)561-7450 for more details. Each session runs 11:00-12:00. Space is limited, register for all sessions or just one.

March 7th: Appetizers

March 14th: Entrees

March 21st: Desserts

Register here!


What is better on a frigid day than a steamy bowl of soup?  Join us at Cornell Cooperative Extension, January 27th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. for a soup making class.  We will make and eat 3 types of soup and a basic vegetable stock and have time to share ideas for modifications, adapting recipes to seasonal availability.  There is a $5 charge for this class to cover the cost of materials.  Registration ends 1/24/16, all attendees must preregister.  Call or email Jordy Kivett with questions! 561-7450 or jbw47@cornell.edu

Soup 101 Registration

Vegetable Cooking Classes!

Join us for a cooking class this November! 

Back to Your Roots:  Join us for 2 hours of kitchen fun exploring methods of cooking root vegetables.  Learn how to carmelize onions, roast parsnips, carrots and potatoes, and whip up a beet salad (or 2!).  There is a $5 charge for this class to cover cost of materials.  This class will be offered on:

November 7th, from 10am to 12pm at Shadygrove Farm and Wellness Center, 844 NY22-B, Peru NY

Back To Your Roots – Shadygrove Registration


November 13th, from 1pm to 3 pm at CCE-Clinton County 6064 Route 22, Plattsburgh, NY

Back To Your Roots – CCE Registration

Veggies 101 Workshop  Join us for a 4-H cooking class exploring lots of vegetables prepared lots of ways, November 21st, from 10am to 12pm at CCE-Clinton County, 6064 Route 22, Plattsburgh NY  (This class is free of charge)

Veggies 101 Workshop Registration

Sign up today!  Pre-registration is required.  Questions?  Call Jordy at (518) 561-7450