A garden grows people as well as plants.
Cornell Cooperative Extension links the research and extension efforts at Cornell University, the Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station and the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, providing the knowledge to maximize New York State’s agricultural and natural resources.
CCE's regional agriculture teams provide research-based information, programs, and technical assistance to dairy, field crops, vegetable, tree fruit and grape producers all around the state.
Visit or contact your local Cornell Cooperative Extension office for information on specific programs in your county or region."
Learn about the wonderful work that they do here: http://www.cce.cornell.edu/Pages/Default.aspx
Contact the volunteer office to see how you might be able to connect.
"The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do." Galileo Galilei