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Phone: 518-853-2135


PO Box 1500
20 Park Street
Fonda, NY 12068

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Office Hours:
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Closed Fridays - No Public Hours on Fridays & Federal Holidays

To Market, To Market
Posted 8/4/2020


Tuesdays from 9:00am - Noon

October 6th - November 10th 

This exciting six-week class will help you develop a product or service from start to finish! Local CCE Educators Mariane Kiraly, David Cox, Nicole Tommell, Laura Biasillo, and Jim Barber have partnered to offer “To Market, To Market,” a six-part series to be held virtually and in-person at four regional locations to make your learning experience comfortable, safe, and flexible.


Drive-Thru Pantry Schedule
Posted 8/4/2020

Drive-Thru Pantry Schedule – Mass Food Distribution Dates & Sites

See the full schedule, including many more locations throughout northeastern New York.

Webinar on PPP loan forgiveness
Posted 7/15/2020
Farm Credit East presents webinar on PPP loan forgiveness
Prepare for Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness July 23rd from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Gypsy Moth caterpillars are damaging trees, shrubs in Orleans
Posted 7/15/2020

The Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension office is receiving high volumes of calls from homeowners concerned about the defoliation of trees and shrubs by small hairy caterpillars.

These pests are the larval stage of the Gypsy Moth Lymantria dispar, an invasive species that can cause massive defoliation in home landscapes and woodland forests.

Hand Sanitizer & Mask Available
Posted 7/6/2020

Hand sanitizer is available - 4 gallons to a box (with pump)

Face coverings available (packages of 5)


Deadline to Register is July 9, 2020 

Curbside Distribution

Monday, July 13, 2020, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Small Ruminants for Beginners
Posted 7/6/2020

Small Ruminants for Beginners

July 8, 2020, ZOOM Meeting, 6:00-7:30 PM. If you have a poor internet connection, you also have the option to call in on your phone.

Free, class limited to 40 participants

Guidance for Essential Workers Arriving in NY from U.S. States with Significant Community Spread
Posted 6/30/2020

Please be aware of the new guidelines set forth by Governor Cuomo for workers arriving in NYS.  We must continue to be diligent and adhere to our NYS Forward Business Safety Plans to keep our families and employees safe from COVID-19. 

Click HERE to learn more about the NYS Forward Business Safety Plans for all NY (Farm) Businesses. Please contact me if any questions arise.

 Nicole            315-867-6001              Nt375@cornell.edu

To Market, To Martet
Posted 6/30/2020
This exciting six-week class will help you develop a product or service from start to finish! CCE Agriculture Educators David Cox and Jim Barber have partnered with area Farm Business Management Specialists
Mariane Kiraly and Nicole Tommell to offer “To Market, To Market,” a six-part series virtually and
in-person at four regional locations to make your learning experience comfortable, safe, and flexible.
Local Online Farmers Market
Posted 5/26/2020


Local Online Farmers Market is Up and Running
Shoppers, the Source WhatsGood online farmers market is up and running, with a growing selection of local meat, produce and more!
Available now: A wide selection of Local Meat products – Eggs – Mushrooms – Early Greens – Plants for your garden – Herbs, Spices & Rubs – Teas, Jams & Pancake Mix – Baked Goods – Honey –  A selection of artisanal Fermented Cabbage – even Gifts! The list of products will quickly grow as the season gets underway and more farms come online.
Customers interested in shopping from local farms and food producers can order product online at: https://sourcewhatsgood.com/  - On the designated delivery day, you can pick up your orders at one of six locations across Schoharie and Otsego Counties.


Farm Management at Home
Posted 4/2/2020

As you are stuck home, are you getting those "extras" done in the house or barn? Or maybe you are working from home and not getting anything extra doneanyways or have the whole family trying to keep busy in the background...or the cat keeps getting on your computer or the dogs think its time for dinner just because you arehome.

Well...here are some ideas. Please see the attached document!

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