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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Healthy Snacks

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!

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Let's Talk Turkey!

As families gather for the holidays, it is important not to forget food safety principles when preparing holiday meals. By following four basic food safety practices, everyone can reduce the risk of food borne illness.

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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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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 December 14, 2017