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

Many nutrition classes are held in CCE-Tompkins' new teaching kitchen.
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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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Drinking Water Wednesday

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.

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Join Our Program!

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!

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It's apple season!

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.

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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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Healthy Recipes

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!

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Last updated September 18, 2017