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.
Find food pantries, community meals, and programs like ESNY, WIC and Free/Reduced School Meals that can help feed your family.
Many food containers have expiration dates, but what do they mean? Are foods safe to eat after the date has passed? Learn more here.
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!
Find local farmers markets, and learn why buying local is great for you and your community!
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.
The risk of foodborne illness increases during the summer months. Learn how to keep your family safe with these tips from the USDA.
Last updated January 17, 2019