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

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

A small group nutrition class
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A small group nutrition class

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!

"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.

Food & Nutrition

Welcome to our Food and Nutrition pages! Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is home to the Eat Smart New York SNAP-Ed North Country Nutrition Program, serving 10 counties! This program 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 offices to learn more.

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Eat Smart New York

Let us help you eat better for less! Our classes are FREE for to all individuals who qualify for benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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CACFP

The Child and Adult Care Food Program is federally funded to provide nutrition education and monetary reimbursement to offset the cost of serving nutritionally balanced meals and snacks in daycare & school settings.

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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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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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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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Contact

Carol Watkins
Health and Nutrition Issue Team Leader
cap49@cornell.edu
(315) 736-3394 x 231

Last updated October 17, 2017