Nutrition Education

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers free or low-cost educational workshops and lots of useful information on food-related topics from food safety and nutrition to healthy eating on a limited budget.

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Our Mission

Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping New York State families and communities thrive in our rapidly changing world.



Lead is highly toxic and dangerous. Learn how it can affect you and what you can do.

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Home Energy Assistance Program

HEAP is an energy assistance program which helps to pay for utility bills. For dates, income guidelines, documentation needed and application forms, click here...

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Albany County is funded by numerous sources of which Albany County is the largest. The remainder is funded by grants from state and federal governments, program income and donations from our supporters.

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Kitchen gardening


An opportunity to buy plants, learn new things about gardening, and visit the demonstration gardens!

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2017 Capital District Garden & Flower Show

Stop at the Cornell Cooperative Extension booth and talk to a Master Gardener!

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Spring Brunch

Hosted by Albany County 4-H Teen Action Group and Albany County 4-H Leaders Association

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Last updated March 23, 2017