Keeping the Holidays Safe

December is the season to be safe, not sorry. As we deck the halls for the holidays, let's remember that safety comes first. Here are some tips that will keep your holidays jolly and safe.

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Winter Energy Saving Tips

Like it or not, winter is fast approaching. Check out this page for tips to help you cut your energy costs.

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Help support CCE,SC!

Your support helps CCE Schenectady to do more and to reach more -- youth, adults and families in our communities -- with high-quality, research-based educational programs they can trust!

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Cooperative Extension puts a wealth of useful, research-based information at your finger tips!

In addition to what you'll find here on our website, we offer free or low-cost workshops on topics that range from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit the CCE-Schenectady offices to learn more. We're here to help, with information -- and people -- you can trust!

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What is EnergyStar?

Energy Star products are those that meet energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy.

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Keeping the Holidays Calm

Parents who want to make the holidays meaningful and pleasant for their children won't give in to the pressure of beginning the preparations and celebrations too soon.

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Storing Firewood

Unlike most fuels, firewood can be stored indefinitely, safely and without degrading. Learn correct storage techniques here.

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Wood Stove Safety

Here are some tips for buying, installing and maintaining your wood stove, and precautions that can help you avoid having a chimney fire.

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WIC is for YOU!

Pregnant women, new moms and their infants and children up to age five can receive breastfeeding support, nutrition education, food packages and MORE though our WIC program. Call today!

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What Is EFNEP?

You can learn ways to eat more vegetables and fruits, drink fewer sweetened beverages, keep a healthy weight and be more active, through our FREE EFNEP classes.

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Last updated December 21, 2016