Personal health, just as the health of our waters and land, is a primary concern of Cornell Cooperative Extension. Our staff provides educational resources to meet the concerns of Long Islanders, whether in diabetes or weight management, nutrition, or the challenges of choosing the most healthful foods on a budget.
Discover Suffolk’s farm stands and farmers’ markets and learn how to make the best choices for yourself and your family when planning meals and snacks. Find tools for seniors and children to determine the most nutritious options and develop healthy eating habits. Learn why physical activity is important to a healthy lifestyle.
Stretching how long your food lasts and preventing food waste is important.
If you want to be creative and invite your kids to help, here are some of our favorite kid-friendly recipes and home-grown activities.
Our Healthy Lifestyles Newsletter features research-based information featuring nutrition, health and fitness tips while focusing on the USDA MyPlate messages.
Last updated April 1, 2020