Vegetable Lasagna from Cooking Matters

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

Small group nutrition class
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A small group nutrition class .

A woman and her son prepare an omelet.
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Children will often eat new foods that they help you to prepare!

Use your favorite seasonal fruits for Fresh Fruit with Warm Honey Yogurt Topping from Cooking Matters.

"Fresh Fruit with Honey Yogurt Topping", from Cooking Matters.

Nutrition & Health

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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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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Turkey Tacos from Cooking Matters

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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Early Morning Farm booth at the Ithaca Farmers' Market, 06/10/2013 (Cornell University Photography)

Local Foods

Find local farmers markets, and learn why buying local is great for you and your community!

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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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chicken on the grill

Safe Grilling

The risk of foodborne illness increases during the summer months. Learn how to keep your family safe with these tips from the USDA.

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Contact

Kathleen Bump
Nutrition Team Leader/ST ESNY Regional Coordinator
kmb378@cornell.edu
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Last updated January 17, 2019