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April 2011

Open House

April 2, 2011 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor St
Binghamton, 13901
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VINES invites you to our first ever open house at the urban farm! Come see what we've been up to, enjoy some free food, and take a bike tour (starting at 2pm) to some of our community gardens. We will also be giving away seeds on a first come first served basis. Happy Spring! Flyer

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May 2011

Square Foot Gardening Workshop

May 11, 2011 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Decker Room, BC Library United States

As part of our Green Thumb educational series, we will be holding a workshop entitled "Square foot gardening". We will go over the basics of maximizing your yield in limited space such as containers, pots, small yards, and community garden plots. It will be held in the Decker room of the Broome County Library on Wednesday May 11th at 5:30pm.

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June 2011

Youth Employment Open House and Interviews

June 28, 2011 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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To apply for the Summer Youth Employment Program, please bring your completed application to one of our Open House/Interview Sessions, June 28th or 30th at 6pm. You will learn more about the Urban Farm, what to expect from the program, and go through a brief interview with an Urban Farm member. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend with their children. Youth must be interviewed in order to be hired. If you cannot attend an Open House, please contact us…

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Youth Employment Open House and Interviews

June 30, 2011 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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To apply for the Summer Youth Employment Program, please bring your completed application to one of our Open House/Interview Sessions, June 28th or 30th at 6pm. You will learn more about the Urban Farm, what to expect from the program, and go through a brief interview with an Urban Farm member. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend with their children. Youth must be interviewed in order to be hired. If you cannot attend an Open House, please contact us…

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May 2012

Open House at the Binghamton Urban Farm

May 12, 2012 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY 13901 United States
Free

Join us on Saturday, May 12th from noon to 2 pm for a chance to find out more about VINES, the Urban Farm and how you can become involved!  The open house will be held at 16 Tudor Street in downtown Binghamton and is free and open to the public. The open house will have tours of the Urban Farm, a potluck (feel free to bring food to share), seed planting for children and a seed packet giveaway.  Also come…

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June 2012

Jellies and Jams Canning Workshop 1

June 30, 2012 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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$10

Ever thought about making your own jams or jellies?  With the right tools and a little bit of know-how it's quite easy!  Come to a 3 hour workshop to learn the basics about safe canning and go home with some of your own preserves, a Ball Canning guide and the knowledge you'll need to do this on your own! Jon Sterlace of Stueben County Cornell Cooperative Extension will be leading this workshop twice on June 30th, the first session is…

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Jams and Jellies Canning Workshop 2

June 30, 2012 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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$10

Ever thought about making your own jams or jellies?  With the right tools and a little bit of know-how it's quite easy!  Come to a 3 hour workshop to learn the basics about safe canning and go home with some of your own preserves, a Ball Canning guide and the knowledge you'll need to do this on your own! Jon Sterlace of Stueben County Cornell Cooperative Extension will be leading this workshop twice on June 30th, the first session is…

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August 2012

Tomato Canning Workshop

August 11, 2012 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NY United States

Jon Sterlace from the Stueben County Cornell Cooperative Extension will again be teaching us basic safe canning skills for the adventurous gardener or foodie.  Attend this session to learn how to can tomatoes which can be a staple for all kinds of recipes.  This skill will come in handy for years to come, and give you the confidence to try all kinds of other canning projects! Join us this Saturday for a three hour workshop to learn the basics of…

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May 2018

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May 17, 2018
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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Free

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May 17, 2018
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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May 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - May 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor St
Binghamton, 13901
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Free

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January 2019

Volunteer Potluck- Old & New Volunteer Celebration!

January 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
United Presbyterian Church, 42 Chenango St. Binghamton NY NY United States + Google Map

VINES couldn't do the work we do without our amazing volunteers. Volunteers and Friends, please join us for our Volunteer Potluck to see the faces behind the coordination and success of our many programs and projects. The event will begin at 5pm, please have your dish to share prepared by 5:30 pm.  Please bring serving utensils, all other plates and cutlery will be provided. No need to RSVP!

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Volunteer Potluck- Old & New Volunteer Celebration!

January 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
United Presbyterian Church, 42 Chenango St. Binghamton NY NY United States + Google Map

VINES couldn't do the work we do without our amazing volunteers. Volunteers and Friends, please join us for our Volunteer Potluck to see the faces behind the coordination and success of our many programs and projects. The event will begin at 5pm, please have your dish to share prepared by 5:30 pm.  Please bring serving utensils, all other plates and cutlery will be provided. No need to RSVP!  

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April 2019

BU Alumni Day of Service

April 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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Binghamton University's annual Alumni Day of Service brings together alumni of all ages and the communities they are apart of to make the world a better place. This year the Binghamton Urban Farm will be hosting alumni, family, and friends to help us with the massive undertaking of the Urban Farm expansion. There will be lots of compost to move and things to plant, so be ready to get your hands in some soil! Saturday April 13th, 9am-1pm @ the…

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Tudor Street Spring Cleanup

April 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tudor Street, Binghamton

VINES is partnering with Chenango Supply and local community members for a spring cleanup! This cleanup will be located on Tudor St in downtown Binghamton, right near Chenango Supply and the VINES Urban Farm. Come on out and help us pick up all that garbage that was hiding under the snow and beautify our neighborhoods. Garbage bags, gloves, and food will be provided! Food will be provided by Peterson's Tavern.

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September 2019

Herbal Workshop – Fire Cider Making

September 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lee Barta Community Center, 108 Liberty St
Binghamton, NY 13901 United States
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This workshop will be two hours long. The first hour will be a lecture and question format and the second hour will be making the remedy to take home with you. The first hour will teach you more about this simple herbal remedy that is used to support the immune system, prevent colds and other illnesses, and help people recover more quickly. We’ll talk about the history of this interesting remedy, as well as the medicinal benefits of some of…

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October 2019

Cooking with Soups and Storage Veggies

October 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Mansion Community Center, 85 Walnut St
Binghamton, NY 13905 United States
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Fall is the perfect time to start making all those delicious, warming soups and finding creative ways to use those storage veggies like potatoes and squash! In this hands-on workshop, we will be learning the difference between cream and broth based soups, and preparing a few recipes to enjoy together, so come ready to eat!   This workshop is free and open to the public. This event will be held at the Mansion Community Center, 85 Walnut St., Binghamton @…

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Garlic Planting

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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Garlic is an absolute must to have on hand in the kitchen, and what's better than preparing meals with your very own home-grown cloves?! In this workshop we will learn about the best varieties for the area, planting techniques, and you can help us get our 2020 garlic crop in the ground! This is a hands on workshop you won't want to miss.   This workshop is free and open to the public. This event will be held at the…

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Vermicomposting

October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Broome County Public Library, 185 Court Street
Binghamton, NY 13901 United States
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Vermicomposting is the practice of using red wiggler worms to help break down food. It's a great way to reduce your food waste while creating a nutrient rich compost to help give your garden a boost. Easy, clean, and odor free, you will definitely want to learn how this amazing process works, and will leave with all the skills and knowledge to get your own worm bin started! In addition to lot's of new knowledge, everyone who attends will receive…

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The Importance of Growing Natives

October 29, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Mansion Community Center, 85 Walnut St
Binghamton, NY 13905 United States
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Learn how important native plant species are for the ecology of our land, from the farm to the small urban landscape.  Learn about native alternatives to some of the most widely used ornamental landscaping plants now considered to be invasive species. Taught by Master Gardeners, Karen Anderson, Sarah Hodder, Jenna Cook   This workshop is free and open to the public. This event will be held at the Mansion Community Center, 85 Walnut St., Binghamton @ 6pm. Registration is required…

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November 2019

Fall Preservation – Dehydration

November 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lee Barta Community Center, 108 Liberty St
Binghamton, NY 13901 United States
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Do you love the taste of fresh, local apples, root vegetables, or herbs? Learning to dehydrate allows you to preserve all those delicious treats and enjoy them throughout the year. Come to this workshop to learn the techniques that will allow you to get creative in your snack making!   This workshop is free and open to the public. This event will be held at the Lee Barta Community Center, 108 Liberty Street, on Tuesday, November 5th at 6 PM.…

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February 2020

Garden Bowl

February 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us on February 22, 2020 from 2-5 for bowling and fun! Prizes for best costume, highest score, lowest score and most funds raised! More information and registration here!

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April 2020

Gardening 101 ONLINE Workshop via Facebook/Zoom

April 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Grow Where You Are! Are you interested in gardening, have a plot at a VINES community garden, or just want to learn about growing food in a small space? Spacing Garden design Sun/shade exposure When and where to plant certain crops Managing pests Caring for your soil And much more. Participants will create their own garden plan! *This workshop is free and open to gardeners of all levels. A donation of $5-10 is suggested.

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ONLINE- Seed Starting Workshop

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Want to learn how to save money by starting your own seeds at home?  Join us for our online Seed Starting Workshop next Thursday, April 16th, 2020. You will learn about: Starting your own transplants When and how to start seedlings Methods and low-cost options Which plants need an early start *This workshop is free and open to gardeners of all levels. A donation of $5-10 is suggested.  

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May 2020

VINES Virtual Potluck

May 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In the spirit of our Annual Potluck and our Annual Spring Dinner - join us on Monday, May 11th at 6pm to hear about: -what VINES has in store for the 2020 season -meet our new staff ...and we'll reveal our 2020 Golden Pepper Volunteer Award winners! We will have breakout rooms for folks to have time to connect, just like at our in-person events! We will meet via Zoom but will also have a LIVE Facebook feed during the…

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Online Composting Workshop

May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for our online Composting Workshop presented in partnership with Broome County Cornell Cooperative Extension. Learn about: Setting up a home compost bin Enhancing the soil health of your garden Reducing household waste Composting Do's and Dont's Wednesday, May 13th at 12:30-1:30 pm via Zoom/Conference Call and Facebook Live. Free and open to all.  $10 suggested donation.

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VINES Virtual Escape Room

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - May 25 @ 3:00 pm

  Tony the Turnip, beloved mascot of VINES has gone missing! Was he kidnapped? Did he run away? Is he hiding? Gather your friends and family from across the country to solve the virtual puzzles on Zoom and find Tony... before it’s too late! With our in-person fundraising events cancelled this year we're hosting a VIRTUAL ESCAPE ROOM! Learn more about VINES, participate in some mind bending puzzles, look for clues and enjoy hanging with your friends! GET YOUR TICKETS HERE!…

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Online Workshop- Common Herbs for Food & Health

May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join local herbalist and wild foods enthusiast Rebecca Heller-Steinberg as she shares some uses for common plants that are most likely already growing in your yard, garden, or neighborhood. This video workshop will include a virtual trip to a Binghamton area backyard so you can see what the plants look like. Recipes, safety considerations, and ethical harvesting will also be discussed. Wednesday, May 27th at 5:00-6:30 pm via Zoom/Conference Call and Facebook Live. Free and open to all.  $10 suggested donation.

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June 2020

Online Beekeeping Q & A with Sue Garing

June 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Did our Quick Tip Beekeeping video series pique your interest?  Pose all of your questions to local beekeeping expert Sue Garing in this live online Q&A. Free and open to the public.  Available over Zoom, conference call, or Facebook live.      

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July 2020

Online: Intro to Plant Health & Pest Management

July 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Learn the basics of Plant Health & Health Management in this live online workshop.  Learn how to prevent, identify and respond to pest and disease management issues without the use of chemical pesticides.  This is a basic introduction with opportunities for Q&A.  

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