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.
Getting back to school is all about learning new routines. Keeping healthier snacks handy makes it easier for kids to eat well when they come home hungry. Here are some ideas from Finger Lakes Eat Smart NY!
Learn about the common tests of drinking water —bacteria, nitrate, nitrite, and lead—at this FREE event on Wednesday, Sept. 27 @ 5:30pm at Dryden Fire Hall.
Apply by 9/29 for our free Food Entrepreneur Program for people of low/mod income. Learn how to start your food based business or expand it to the next level!
Enjoy one of New York's finest agricultural products, in-season now! You can find a list of local U-Pick apple farms on our site.
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 September 18, 2017