• 'Meat and Greet' fair brings farmers to local tables

    When it comes to shopping for meat, more consumers are looking for products raised locally. Many of those consumers, however, have trouble connecting with nearby farms to satisfy their buying preferences. Looking to break down that barrier in upstate New York was the inaugural Meat & Greet Farmer and Chef Fair, a collaboration between CCE's Northwest New York Dairy & Field Crops team and Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Finger Lakes Institute.

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    Growers harvest Cornell expertise at Producers Expo

    Organized by Cornell Cooperative Extension, more than 800 commercial fruit and vegetable growers gather at 2017 Empire State Producers Expo to access Cornell science and know-how.

  • Eat Smart program helps kids make better choices

    Local Cornell Cooperative Extension offices and regional food hub Foodlink together form a strong partnership dedicated to strengthening families and communities in the Finger Lakes. Part of the statewide Eat Smart initiative aimed at nutrition education and the eradication of hunger, the Finger Lakes Eat Smart New York region includes Cayuga, Chemung, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates counties.

  • 2016: CCE's Year in Pictures

    This past year, Cornell Cooperative Extension's new staff writer and photographer, was privileged to travel across New York state chronicling the important  work of CCE's great educators and associations.This slideshow represents a few of the moments captured along the way. Thank you to everybody across the CCE system for a great 2016. We look forward to catching up with everybody in 2017.


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Shorna B. Allred

Research program blending human factors and natural sciences to improve resource management and conservation.