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.
Participants will use freshly-picked local fruit to make two different strawberry jams, and will take home a jar of jam from this workshop on Tuesday, June 27th.
This hands-on workshop on Tuesday, 7/25 will prepare you to safely and successfully use a boiling water bath canner. Sliding scale fee; space is limited.
Pressure canning safely preserves low-acid foods such as vegetables or meats. Learn about types of pressure canners and how to use them in this class on 8/22. Sliding scale fee; space is limited.
Strawberries are in season during the month of June here in the Finger Lakes. Find a list of U-Pick strawberry farms here in our region.
Did you know that Food Stamps can be used for payment at local farmers' markets? Learn more about using EBT and FMNP Coupons here.
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!
Last updated June 8, 2017