Rodney W. Dow, Board Member, Chair, Fund Development Committee
TOP FUNDING SOURCES:
Federal Support: 4.3%
State Support: 45.8%
Putnam County: 30.3 %
Other Sources: 9.6%
“Newly laid off due to COVID, I rushed into gardening without actually knowing what I was doing. I may not have a job, but now I can feed myself!” —Cari, Seed to Supper participant
Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability, and social well-being.
HOW WE MAKE AN IMPACT
46,730: Unique web page views and social media engagements.
521: Views of informational videos.
427: Professionals and residents learned about waste management, protecting water quality, adopted evidenced-based practices or programs that protect our environment.
1,043: Youth learned leadership and life skills. 960: Second graders reached through Ag in the Classroom.
38: Offered 4-H Youth Development programs.
64,436: Hours of education provided to Putnam County residents, families, businesses and youth.
9,520: Hours of volunteer service in Putnam.
1,400: Direct interactions with Putnam residents.
Help us build Our New Home at Tilly Foster Farm! Our new two-story, energy efficient facility will provide greater access and exposure, improved space, large flexible lecture area, laboratory facilities, on-site demonstrations, and a conference room. The farm provides an ideal location for our 4-H clubs and CCE programs and will enhance our impact.
We have a number of volunteer opportunities, including: our Board of Directors, Program Advisory Committees, Food System Volunteers, Master Gardener Volunteers, 4-H Leaders, General 4-H, and clerical volunteers.
William H. Giles President
Virginia Lefurgy Vice President
Barbara Scuccimarra Secretary
Rhonda M. Jacobius Treasurer
Paul J. Eldridge
Norma Pereira Gross
Carl Albano Legislative Representative
Adam Hughes Cornell State Specialist
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