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Beginner and Backyard Grape Production Workshop in SF

Beginner and Backyard Grape Production WorkshopWednesday, March 11, 2015 6-8:30 pmVince’s Park- at the intersection of Rte 318 and Rte 5&20Seneca Falls, NY Beginner and Backyard Grape Production Workshop Have you ever wondered what is involved in setting up a small backyard vineyard? Are you thinking about starting a small vineyard? Does the idea of having fresh locally grown table or wine grapes interest you? Learn the keys to successful grape production. This introductory level course will focus on backyard and beginning small-scale commercial grape production. It will be taught by Michael Colizzi of Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Finger Lakes Grape Program. The class will cover topics such as site selection, site preparation, choosing varieties, and what you will need to do to keep your vines healthy. Cost: $15.00 per family/farm. To register: You can register online at: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/growinggrapes-2_245 or contact Derek Simmonds at 315-539-9251 or dcs285@cornell.edu. Mail checks (made out to Seneca County CCE) to: Derek SimmondsSeneca County CCE308 Main Street Shop CentreWaterloo, NY 13165 For nearly 100 years, Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension has served the people of the County, putting to practical use the scholarship and research of Cornell University and the national land grant system in the areas of agriculture and food systems sustainability; families, nutrition, health and safety (human ecology); youth development (4-H); environmental and natural resource enhancement; and community and economic vitality. The office is located at 308 Main Street Shop Centre in Waterloo. For more information on this and other programs, please call the office at 315-539-9251 or e-mail Seneca@cornell.edu.For More Information Contact: Derek Simmonds at 315-539-9251 or dcs285@cornell.edu

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