Small group nutrition class
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A small group nutrition class

Vegetable Lasagna from Cooking Matters

Vegetable Lasagna from Cooking Matters

Two women at a supermarket discuss a milk label
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Reading labels can help you make healthier choices at the supermarket.

Healthy Food

Generally healthy choices

Nutrition & Wellness

Visit the Southern Tier Eat Smart New York program

Who We Are: Eat Smart New York.

Southern Tier Eat Smart New York is a program funded by the SNAP-Ed program whose mission is to improve the likelihood that persons eligible for SNAP will make healthy choices within a limited budget and choose active lifestyles consistent with the current Dietary Guidelines for Americans and MyPlate. Our primary goals are for persons eligible for SNAP to eat more fruits and vegetables, drink fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, exercise more and balance calories as part of a healthy lifestyle.

What We Do:

We support families eligible for SNAP to eat more fruits and vegetables, drink fewer sweetened beverages and practice healthy lifestyles. We do this through free workshops, food demonstrations, cooking classes, grocery store tours and community events. We also support families and other community partners to build and sustain edible gardens, farmers markets and school wellness committees.

How We Do It:

Our team of nutrition educators works closely with collaborators to reach and engage SNAP participants with quality programming. We rely on such key collaborators as Department of Social Services, food pantries and soup kitchens, community health centers, schools, farmers’ markets and grocery stores to assist us.

For more information visit ESNY.

Contact

Craig Brown
4-H Resource Educator
cbrown@cornell.edu
315-684-3001, ext. 111

Last updated May 17, 2019