May
31
to Jun 1

CCE: Cured Meats Workshop

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The Cured Meats Workshop is tailored to small-scale meat processors and restaurant owners interested in creating a value-added meat product for their customers.
The course consists of lecture sessions that will cover basic charcuterie, meat fabrication, casings, grinding, as well as an overview of HACCP, scheduled processes, and testing. Participants will also learn through on-hands sessions the basics of cured meats production in coppa, pancetta, speck and others.

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May
26
10:00am10:00am

No Till Workshop

Join Sarah Williford of East Brook Farm who will discuss and demonstrate sheet mulching - a no till bed building practice - on a small scale organic farm.  No-till farming eliminates erosion, conserves moisture and builds soil  while growing crops or pasture from year to year without disturbing the soil.

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May
22
to Jun 23

SUNY Cobleskill: Meat Processing Certificate Program

The Meat Processing Certification is an intensive hands-on, four-part training program designed to provide the knowledge and skills required to enter employment in the meat processing industry. The program consists of specialized training in the accuracy of cutting, knife handling, portion control, merchandising and the utilization of all products.

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Apr
29
8:15am 8:15am

2017 Ashokan Watershed Conference: Building Sustainable Communities in a Changing Environment

How do we sustain local economic development in a changing environment? That is the topic of a day-long conference in the Ashokan Watershed on April 29, 2017. Conference sessions will focus on climate change, sustainable economic development, community planning, invasive species, local fisheries, and DEP reservoir operations

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Apr
22
9:00am 9:00am

CCE Ulster: Searching for Farmland: A Practical Land Assessment Workshop

Are you thinking of turning your farming dream into a reality?  Do you have questions about the viability of raising animal or vegetable products for sale?  Whether you want to start a new business or need guidance on how to navigate agricultural tax laws, this is the class to get you started on your farm dreams. 

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