Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research-based solutions together, helping new York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County educators use research-supported information from New York’s land-grant university, Cornell University, to address local needs and improve the lives of people all across our county. Cooperative Extension programming provides educational opportunities to help people, individually and collectively, make sound decisions about their lives, businesses, and communities; and develop economically, socially, and culturally.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County offers education and programming in the following areas:
Educators in all New York State counties offer educational programs adapted to the needs and interests of local residents. Regional educators work in teams in multiple counties to provide specialized knowledge in a wide range of subjects
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities; and provides equal program and employment opportunities.
Aims to increase market access and reduce the risks fruit and vegetable producers face. Click here for more information.
The Community Room at the WNY Welcome Center is made available to local community groups or non-profit organizations. Click here for Community Room Application.
Farming women are invited to attend a free picnic dinner running from 6:30 – 8:00 pm on Monday, August 12 to learn how to build a farm-support network.
We are accepting applications from potential vendors of "retail ready" NY State food, beverage, farm, and non-food products for Taste NY Store.
Ready to Farm? This portal guides you through tutorials, videos, and links to people who can help you develop your farm plans.
Last updated August 7, 2019