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.

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Lead

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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Wood Stove Safety

Here are some tips for buying, installing and maintaining your wood stove, and precautions that can help you avoid having a chimney fire.

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Compost over the winter

Add extra leaves to your compost, and create a windbreak to maximize heat retention during the winter.

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Winter Weather Safety

Find tips on winter driving, personal and pet safety in frigid weather, how to prepare for winter storms, links to Cornell's EDEN website, and more, here on our Emergency Preparedness pages.

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Last updated March 13, 2017