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.


health events

program updates

Dining Out Without Reservations
May 16, 2012
A free seminar to learn how to make healthier choices when eating out.
CCE Helps Bring New Bikes Racks to Riverhead
June 12, 2012
New downtown bike racks are installed, funded by CCE's Creating Healthy Places to Live, Work and Play Grant
CCE Educators Awarded "Educators of the Year'
October 02, 2013
Family Health and Wellness Educators Maryann Birmingham and Gerry Lake Honored for Canning and Preserving Workshops, which have been featured in N.Y. Times