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.
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.
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.
Blueberries are an important crop throughout our region. Enjoy a day outdoors with friends and family at a U-Pick blueberry farms near you.
Did you know that Food Stamps can be used for payment at local farmers' markets? Learn more about using EBT and FMNP Coupons here.
Enjoy harvest fresh flavor and save money too, by safely canning, freezing and drying fresh foods. Find extension resources here on these topics.
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 August 16, 2017