Food & Nutrition

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. Explore our links, check out our upcoming events, then give us a call to learn more.

Winter insulating

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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Usda clean hand washing

Keep Foods Safe

A critical part of healthy eating is keeping foods safe. Here are 10 tips for how you can keep food safe at home.

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Expiration dates

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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Food Safety in Power Outages

Learn about what is safe and not safe to eat during a power outage and how to cook with no power!

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Contact

Karen Roberts Mort
Community Nutrition Educator
kem18@cornell.edu
518-765-3552

Last updated November 21, 2017