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1 in 3 American adults has prediabetes. Do you?

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

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A small group nutrition class

A woman and her son prepare an omelet.
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Children will often eat new foods that they help you to prepare!

Use your favorite seasonal fruits for Fresh Fruit with Warm Honey Yogurt Topping from Cooking Matters.

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

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

The Cargill Teaching Kitchen at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County (2012)
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Many nutrition classes are held in CCE-Tompkins' new teaching kitchen.

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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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Food Assistance

Find food pantries, community meals, and programs like ESNY, WIC and Free/Reduced School Meals that can help feed your family.

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Preserving Foods

Enjoy harvest fresh flavor and save money too, by safely canning, freezing and drying fresh foods. Find extension resources here on these topics.

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Creamy Macaroni and Cheese with butternut or acorn squash

Healthy Recipes

There's a surprise -- squash! -- in this delicious and creamy macaroni & cheese recipe from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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Choose MyPlate

MyPlate is the new USDA food guide tool to help people make wise food choices within food and calorie limits. Use their SuperTracker free online tool to track your food and activities.

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Kitchen garden in Gers, France with marigolds, tomatoes and trellises

Food Gardening

Interested in having your own vegetable garden, at home or in your neighborhood? Find links and resources here that will help get you started.

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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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Last updated April 16, 2019