Who we are?  
  We are an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Oswego County. Acting in partnership with Oswego County Government, and other county agencies, we bring evidence-based solution to issues affecting individuals, families and communities.
 What we do?  
  We provide "real world" educational programs to people who live and work in Oswego County, with a special emphasis on families. Through education, we give people the opportunity to make meaningful decisions that will impact their lives.
 Why we do it?  
  We believe that education can change lives and communities while improving society for everyone. We are dedicated in our approach and committed to working with everyone toward beneficial change.

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So You've Bought a Farm... Now What? - Program series, Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. - Mexico Public Library - click here for more information!

How To Start a CSA Workshop Slated for April 22nd - 2-3:30 in Mexico - click here for more information!

Buy Local! Use the Harvest Guide- Available Online! Click here to learn more!


• Dates Set for Annual Youth Shooting Sports Program
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• Quilt in a Day Demonstration
Saturday, May 10th - 7 - 9 p.m.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County is proud to host a Quilt in a Day demonstration on Saturday, May 10, 2014.  Patricia Knoechel, Quilt in a Day Representative, will give a demonstration on the company’s newest publication, Mystery Quilt, and Eleanor Burns’ signature patterns: Honeycomb, Christmas Tree and Wreath, Chimneys and Cornerstones. Double Four Patch, Geese in the garden, Pineapple, and Nouveau Wedding Ring, This program will be held from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Believers Chapel, Route 3 South, Mexico. There is a $5.00 class fee.

For more information or to register for this workshop, please call the Cornell Cooperative Extension Office of Oswego County at 963-7286, Ext. 302 by Wednesday, May 7.  Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County provides equal program and employment opportunities.  Please contact the office if you have any special needs.

• Secretarys Monthly Report to the County Office form now online - click here.

The 2014 Oswego County 4-H Project Book is now online here.


Bluebirds with Mr. Rogers
Sunday,April 27th at 2:00pm
The bluebird is America's most beloved songbird and is one of the only birds that depend upon humans for housing. Come learn more about this wonderful bird and even build a nest box when ornithologist John Rogers presents the public program “Bluebirds with Mr. Rogers".
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The Amboy 4-H Environmental Education Center, owned and operated by
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County's 4-H Program, consists of
150 acres of mixed woods, wetlands, and Rowell Brook. Three miles of hiking trails guide visitors through the ecosystems and are available to the public year round, from dusk until dawn.


•May Basket Quilted Wall Hanging Class
Thursdays, May 1st & 8th from 6:30pm-8:30pm - Mexico

One of the most popularly known May Day traditions is to hang a basket full of spring flowers and/or other small gifts on neighbor’s door knob.  Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oswego County will celebrate May Day by teaching a quilting series, the May Basket Quilted Wallhanging. 

The cost for this two part quilting class is $16.00 which includes instruction and pattern. So don’t become a “Basket Case”, make a tradition instead!

Pre-registration is required, so please call
963-7286, ext. 302 or email mmm65@cornell.edu.
Registration deadline is Thursday, April 24th

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Be sure to check out our page for helpful information for you and your family.