Find healthy new dishes your family will love on our "Recipes" page.

Find healthy new dishes your family will love on our "Recipes" page.

A small group nutrition class
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A small group nutrition class

Children will often eat new foods that they help you to prepare!
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Children will often eat new foods that they help you to prepare!

"Fresh Fruit with Honey Yogurt Topping", from Cooking Matters.

"Fresh Fruit with Honey Yogurt Topping", from Cooking Matters.

Learn about food container expiration dates on our Food Safety pages.
Image by Sandy Repp

Learn about food container expiration dates on our Food Safety pages.

Many nutrition classes are held in CCE-Tompkins' new teaching kitchen.
Image by Sandy Repp

Many nutrition classes are held in CCE-Tompkins' new teaching kitchen.

Healthy and low-fat Baked Sweet Potato Fries, from our Recipes page!

Healthy and low-fat Baked Sweet Potato Fries, from our Recipes page!

Food

Welcome to our Food and Nutrition pages!  Cornell Cooperative Extension offers free or low-cost educational workshops, applied research projects, and lots of useful  information on food-related topics from food safety and nutrition to healthy eating on a limited budget.  Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call or visit our Education Center to learn more.

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Buying Local Meat in Bulk

Buying locally-raised meat in bulk is easier and more affordable than you might think, Get all the details in this FREE workshop on Thursday, April 13th.

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Spring Holiday Market

Celebrate Spring with a brand new holiday market at Press Bay Alley on April 6th. Support beginning farmers within the first 10 years of their career, and take home fresh veggies, meat, baked goods, gifts, and more.

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Farm To Plate Conference

Register now for this conference on May 11-13, which will bring together people from multiple sectors of the community to collectively develop strategies towards creating resilience in the local food system.

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Good Drinks

What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and few nutrients. Here are 10 Tips to help you make better drink choices.

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Using EBT & Coupons

Did you know that Food Stamps can be used for payment at local farmers' markets? Learn more about using EBT and FMNP Coupons here.

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Healthy Recipes

Just 1lb of ground meat feeds 8 people, with added beans and veggies, in these "Turkey Tacos" from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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Last updated April 4, 2017