Find healthy new dishes your family will love on our "Recipes" page.

Find healthy new dishes your family will love on our "Recipes" page.

"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.

Healthy and low-fat Baked Sweet Potato Fries, from our Recipes page!

Healthy and low-fat Baked Sweet Potato Fries, from our Recipes page!

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!

A small group nutrition class .
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A small group nutrition class .

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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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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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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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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Good Drinks

What you drink is as important as what you eat. Many beverages contain added sugars and few nutrients. Here are 10 Tips to help you make better drink choices.

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Keep Foods Safe

A critical part of healthy eating is keeping foods safe. Here are 10 tips for how you can keep food safe at home.

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Food Dating

Many food containers have expiration dates, but what do they mean? Are foods safe to eat after the date has passed? Learn more here.

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Contact

Jennifer Colletti
Nutrition Program Supervisor
jac99@cornell.edu
516-433-7970 ext 22

Last updated April 21, 2017