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.
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.
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!
Seniors can receive FREE nutrition education through CCE-Rensselaer. Call today to learn more about workshops or in-home visits by our Registered Dietitian.
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.
Many food containers have expiration dates, but what do they mean? Are foods safe to eat after the date has passed? Learn more here.
Last updated May 12, 2017