21 South Grove Street

About Us

Rooted in every county of the state, Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) translates Cornell University’s world-class research into practical, real-world knowledge that helps New York state residents, businesses and communities thrive.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County is a subordinate governmental agency with an educational mission that operates under a form of organization and administration approved by Cornell University as agent for the State of New York. It is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The association is part of the national cooperative extension system, an educational partnership between County, State, and Federal governments. As New York’s land grant university Cornell administers the system in this state. Each Cornell Cooperative Extension association is an independent employer that is governed by an elected Board of Directors with general oversight from Cornell. All associations work to meet the needs of the counties in which they are located as well as state and national goals.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County's main offices are located in the Erie County Farm and Home Center on the historic Roycroft campus in East Aurora, NY. 

Building Strong & Vibrant New York Communities

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:

  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Consumer Horticulture
  • Nutrition
  • 4-H Youth Development

County Programming

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.


21 South Grove St.  East Aurora, NY 14052

Helpful hints to find us:

  • We are located on the Roycroft Campus in the historic 'Print Shop' building (see photo above)
  • Take the elevator to the 2nd floor. We are the only offices on the 2nd floor.


(716) 652-5400   Fax: (716) 652-5073



Last updated February 27, 2024