Visit "Recipes" for healthy dishes your family will love, like this "Vegetable Lasagna"!

Visit "Recipes" for healthy dishes your family will love, like this "Vegetable Lasagna"!

This class is learning how to read labels and choose the healthiest foods for their families.
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This class is learning how to read labels and choose the healthiest foods for their families.

Children love to help and often eat new vegetables and fruits that they help to prepare!
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Children love to help and often eat new vegetables and fruits that they help to prepare!

Visit  "Recipes" for dishes your family will love, like  "Fresh Fruit with Honey Yogurt Topping".

Visit "Recipes" for dishes your family will love, like "Fresh Fruit with Honey Yogurt Topping".

Find out what those expiration dates on food containers mean by visiting Food Safety pages.
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Find out what those expiration dates on food containers mean by visiting Food Safety pages.

Visit "Recipes" for healthy dishes your family will love, like these "Baked Sweet Potato Fries"!

Visit "Recipes" for healthy dishes your family will love, like these "Baked Sweet Potato Fries"!

Food & Nutrition

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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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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Eat Smart, New York!

Eat Smart New York (ESNY) helps people with limited incomes learn how to eat better for less money. Join us for a free class or one-time event! Call today!

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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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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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Fish and Game

Find resources on hunting and fishing, and many recipes for large and small game, fish and fowl and how to prepare them safely.

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Food & Water in Emergencies

Keep yourself and others safe during an emergency by taking the proper precautions before consuming food or water. Learn more on our site.

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Last updated July 22, 2014