Vegetable Lasagna from Cooking Matters

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

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A small group nutrition class.

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Children will often eat new foods that they help you 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

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Learn about food container expiration dates on our Food Safety pages.

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

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 and check out our upcoming events to learn more.

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National Diabetes Prevention Program

A series of one-hour informational sessions will be offered soon!

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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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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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Last updated August 27, 2014