Family preparing meals together
family preparing a meal together

Food & Nutrition

Adopting Healthy Habits

The Extension Nutrition Team is thrilled to be bustling with new classes across St. Lawrence County! With a wide variety of lessons, age groups, and environments, educators are continuously rethinking and shaping how to best teach practical nutrition and cooking skills to our community members in the North Country. Our nutrition educators will work with your family according to your specific needs and which program best suites you.

Food and Nutrition Education in Communities

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) delivers a series of hands on lessons to program participants who are low-income families, especially with kids. Educators focus on food and nutrition, physical activity, cooking skills and more! Click here to learn more about EFNEP.

Eat Better-Eat Smart: North Country Region Eat Smart NY

Eat Smart New York (ESNY) is a program offered that focuses on eligible low-income families. Educators strive to provide information on healthy eating on a budget, meal planning, exercise, and more! Click here to learn more about ESNY and see if you're eligible!

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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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Participants in the Master Food Preserver course in 2008 at CCE-Tompkins.

Cooking and Nutrition Classes

Learn about eating and staying healthy on a budget and some cooking skills as well.

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Healthy Recipes

Check out our cookbooks and other healthy recipe resources!

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Snap Ed/ Eat Smart New York

We offer a variety of adult and youth nutrition programs - Check them out today, and Eat Smart!

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Cassondra Caswell
Youth and Family Lead
315-379-9192 x235

Last updated October 18, 2018