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On the Farm - Marchaland Farms

Thursday, June 20, 2019

On the menu and in the grocery stores, beef is commonly labeled as grass-fed or grain fed But what is the difference? Tour a recently converted dairy farm to learn about a family run beef operation growing your perfect burger!Click Here to RSVP ~ Limited Space Available  

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On the Farm - Battenkill Creamery

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

This farm has been milking cows since 1945 and is now complete with an onsite creamery and bottling operation since 2008. A visit to the Battenkill Creamery in Salem, NY will provide community members with a tour of the bottling process from cow to dairy cooler by the 5th generation of dairy farm...

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Farm to 4-H Table

Sunday, July 7, 2019

Attention all locavores! We are offering an opportunity for 4-Hers to visit local farms and learn about the production of the foods we eat. On day two we will prepare a 4-course meal with the food we collected to share with families under the leadership of Washington County 4-H Alum & Culinary In...

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How to Give a Great Farm Tour

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

This workshop will prepare you to give a successful farm tour, whether it be for a family of four, a class of 20 or an open house with 100s of people. From setting the date to messaging and parking, attendees will leave with the resources and templates they need to ensure they are prepare...

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Summer Beef Production and Marketing Series!

Thursday, July 11, 2019

All about Stockers - Are you interested in purchasing a group of cattle in the spring, feeding them all summer, and selling them in the fall? Join us to learn key points to consider for healthy animals and profitability. Presenters include Jason Detzel, Ulster County Senior Resource Livestock Edu...

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Camp Sew-for You

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Join Washington County 4-H members for an Overnight Sewing Camp for theNovice & Intermediate Sewer!Youth will have a chance to learn a little creative stitchery, machine sewing, using a pattern plus have some fun, too! This two-day camp includes an optional overnight stay at the Washington County...

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How to Tell Your Stoiry

Thursday, August 8, 2019

This session will give you the confidence to speak openly about your livelihood and how to handle sensitive subjects as well as difficult conversations. Your newly acquired skills will come in handy at the county fair! But whether you plan to exhibit at the fair or not, this session will help you...

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Summer Beef Production and Marketing Series!

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Cow Calf Production and the Freezer Trade - The Tilley family has transitioned from a dairy to multi-species livestock farm, selling meat directly to consumers at farmer’s markets and retail shops. The farm focuses on grass-fed Red Devon Cattle, as well as poultry and pork production. We will als...

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How to Reach Online Shoppers

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Be a part of the online holiday rush by making sure your website and online store are encouraging shoppers to spend their holiday budget with your business!

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How to be Retail Ready

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

From licenses needed, certifications available and labeling requirements, this session will go through all that is needed to be successful and ready for retail. The group will not only learn what is out there, but will hear how successful area businesses navigated the sea of regulations and oppor...

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