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Getting Started With Nut Trees

Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County
615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, New York 14850-3555

Nut trees can provide highly nutritious food for centuries. Local nuts can be used for anything from holiday snacks to staples like flour, oil, and butters. This class, taught by experienced nut growers Brian Caldwell and Akiva Silver, will provide information on growing nut trees in a changing climate, the best types of nuts for growing in NY, harvesting and processing nuts, and samples of several types of local nuts. 

Fee: $7-$10/person self-determined sliding scale. Pre-registration is required, REGISTER ONLINE  or (607) 272-2292 to register.

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Class/ Workshop


CCE Tompkins, Sustainability


Cooperative Extension


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Chrys Gardener, CCE-Tompkins Commercial / Community Horticulture Educator

Contact Phone

(607) 272-2292 ext 144


Brian Caldwell, Akiva Silver

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The Public

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