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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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Free

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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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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June 2019

Container Gardening Workshop

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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Do you want to grow your own delicious vegetables, but are short on space? Fear not! This Container Gardening Workshop, hosted by Linda Svoboda from Cornell Cooperative Extension, will give you the skills and knowledge you need to successfully grow your own produce in a small space.   This workshop is free and open to the public. This event will be held at the Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor St., Binghamton @ 6:00pm. Registration is required as space is limited.…

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Herbal Tea Garden Workshop

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States

Come learn about some of the tastiest and easiest herbs to grow for tea, including mint, chamomile, lemon balm, and tulsi. Though many of the herbs we use in herbal tea blends have medicinal benefits, the focus of this class will be on growing and making delicious beverages that we enjoy drinking! We will discuss some basic growing tips, how and when to harvest and prepare the herbs, and ideas for how to create a good tasting blend. This workshop…

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Farm Share 101 Workshop

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lee Barta Community Center, 108 Liberty St
Binghamton, NY 13901 United States
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Have you ever wondered what the heck you do with celeriac? Curious about how you can store your veggies and eat them all winter? We're here to help!   This workshop will cover how a farm share works, different preparation methods for those new and exciting vegetables, and answer questions and concerns about anything related to the farm share! If you are interested in receiving a weekly box of fresh, local produce but are unsure about how it all works,…

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July 2019

Cooking for Beginners Workshop

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lee Barta Community Center, 108 Liberty St
Binghamton, NY 13901 United States
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If you are new to cooking, it can all seem a bit intimidating and overwhelming. Mince? Simmer? Broil? What does it all mean?! But once you have the basics down, cooking is a fun and enjoyable way to eat healthier, and more delicious meals. That's where we come in! In this hands-on workshop, we will be going over everything you need to start making your own meals, from reading a recipe and measuring ingredients to substitutions, basic knife skills, stocking…

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Preserving 101 Workshop: Pickling

July 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, 308 Main St
Johnson City, NY 13790 United States
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Cucumbers a great, but who doesn’t love the salty, tangy snap of a pickle? This preservation workshop will help teach you how to properly, and safely, prepare your cucumbers for pickling so you can make the most of your harvest!   This workshop is free and open to the public. This event will be held at Sarah Jane Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, 308 Main St., Johnson City @ 6pm. Registration is required as space is limited. Register below or…

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Kids-Mini Series: Composting and Compost Critters

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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Led by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Broome County's Recycling and Composting Educator, this interactive workshop will cover the basics of composting, the important organisms that make it possible, how compost is used, and we will end with a fun, hands-on bug catching activity where we will learn about the critters and creatures that make a compost pile their home! Everyone will leave with a better understanding of what things you should or should not compost, and how to start composting…

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Summer Cooking Workshop

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Mansion Community Center, 85 Walnut St
Binghamton, NY 13905 United States

Summer is a great time of year for cooking. All of those fresh, tasty, local veggies are in season, your farm share is FULL of amazing produce, and you are ready to get cooking. But what to make? This hands-on workshop will cover a few fun, easy recipes that are perfect for any summer meal, and are sure to be quick favorites.   This workshop is free and open to the public. A $5-10 donation is greatly appreciated. This event…

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Kids Mini-Series: Cooking with Kids

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
United Presbyterian Church, 42 Chenango St. Binghamton NY NY United States + Google Map

Cooking with the whole family is a fun way to unwind and spend time together, not to mention the delicious health benefits of a home cooked meal! In this workshop we will start in the garden outside of United Presbyterian Church with a lesson about the importance of eating vegetables and how they grow. We will then harvest some veggies to take into the kitchen where we will prepare a few tasty recipes that are easy enough for everyone to…

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August 2019

Intermediate Cooking Workshop

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Mansion Community Center, 85 Walnut St
Binghamton, NY 13905 United States
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If you have been cooking for yourself for a while now and feel comfortable in the kitchen, but still want to improve your culinary skills, this may be the perfect workshop for you. Hosted by excellent and knowledgeable chef, Spencer Mussleman, this class will cover some handy sauces and dressings that you can incorporate into your daily cooking routine to take your meals to the next level!   This workshop is free and open to the public. A $5-10 donation…

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Kids Mini-Series: Gardening with Kids

August 7 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States

Gardening is a fun and rewarding past time that is a great option for the whole family! Come learn the basics of preparing a garden bed, how to care for your plants, and what might be some good options for your family to grow!   This workshop will be held at the Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor St. Best for ages 6-12. Parent attendance is required.   This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required as…

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Preserving 101 Workshop: Tomato Canning

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lee Barta Community Center, 108 Liberty St
Binghamton, NY 13901 United States
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Tomato canning is a staple of home preservation techniques. Everyone loves those ripe, juicy tomatoes right off the vine, and canning them is a great way to enjoy that fresh taste of summer all year long. This workshop will teach you how to properly, and safely, prepare and can your tomatoes so you can incorporate them into recipes all year round.   This workshop is free and open to the public. This event will be held at the Lee Barta…

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Kids Mini-Series: Bug Catching and Insect Fun

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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Bugs are cool!!! In this interactive and engaging workshop we will have bug story telling, a bug catching and identification activity where we will talk about the different species and their role in the garden, and how important these critters are to the health and well-being of our ecosystem.   This workshop will be held at the Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor St. Parent attendance is required.   This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required…

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Season Extension & Cover Cropping

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Binghamton Urban Farm, 16 Tudor Street
Binghamton, NY United States
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The gardening season doesn't have to end when the days start to get shorter and the nights get cooler! In this workshop we will go over some techniques that will allow you to get the most from your space and keep the harvest going through the fall.   This workshop will be held at the Pine Street Community Garden, 67 Pine St., Binghamton on Saturday, August 24th @ 2 PM.   This workshop is free and open to the public.…

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