Shopping at your local Farmers' Market is a great way to make healthy decisions.

Shopping at your local Farmers' Market is a great way to make healthy decisions.


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.

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Pure Caffeine Powder

It’s important for consumers, especially parents to learn all they can about pure caffeine powder.

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Chip cycle

Do You Really Want That?

Here’s how much physical activity a 150-pound person would have to do to burn off the calories in some popular high calorie snacks.

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Food safety on the move

Food Safety on the Move

​Hitting the road for a picnic or cookout? Remember these food safety tips!

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Rethink Your Drink

Most people try to reduce their calorie intake by focusing on food, but another way to cut calories may be to think about what you drink.

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Bbq chicken

Cornell Chicken BBQ

Find Dr. Bob Baker's famous "Cornell BBQ Sauce" recipe here, get tips on broiling, and find guidelines for having a food-safe barbeque, here on our site.

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The SNAP-ED Nutrition Education - Eat Smart New York program tries to improve health and reduce chronic disease for low-income adults and youth.

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Lynne Stepnoski
EFNEP and Regional SNAP Administrative Assistant
631-727-7850 x 339

Last updated September 30, 2015