Food & Nutrition Programs
Cornell Cooperative Extension has educational workshops, applied research projects, and lots of useful information on food-related subjects from food safety and nutrition to healthy eating on a limited budget.
Learn to make cooked strawberry jam & freezer jam in this hands-on class, Offered on June 20th. $15/person. Call today!
This special brunch on Saturday, June 22nd featuring Kestrel Perch Berries will benefit the Healthy Food For All subsidized CSA program. Seating is limited, buy your tickets online in advance!
June is strawberry month in the Finger Lakes! Find local U-pick farms near you that offer fresh, delicious berries for fresh eating, freezing or jam-making! Call first to confirm availability!
This 2-part canning series on July 9th and 16th will cover boiling water bath AND pressure canning! $30 for both classes. Space is limited, call today to sign up!
Learn to safely preserve low-acid foods such as vegetables & meats using a pressure canner, in this workshop on 7/25! $15/person, space is limited!
FREEZE & DRY
This workshop on July 31 will cover how to freeze fruits & vegetables to get the best results, and how to dry fruits, vegetables, and meat jerky safely at home. $15/person.
The famous Cornell BBQ sauce recipe was developed by Dr. Robert Baker in the 1950s. You'll find the recipe here, along with tips for safely grilling your chicken and other foods!
Learn how to safely use a boiling water bath canner to preserve tomatoes, fruits or pickles in this hands-on workshop on August 6. $15/person.
Our "2012 Guide to Local Foods" can help you locate foods grown or produced in Chemung, Cortland, Schuyler, Tioga and Tompkins Counties! Download the whole booklet, or just the pages you need!