• Students at City Honors School in Buffalo, New York, eat lunch on a “New York Thursday,” a weekly effort to promote the foods in the lunches that are grown or produced in New York state.
    Farm to School grows NY ag, sows seeds for healthy eating

    Around the state, CCE has become a driving force behind a surge in New York Farm to School (F2S) initiatives to stock school cafeterias with fresh, local produce, educate kids about the value of healthy eating and offer local food producers an expanded market for their goods.

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  • Mo Tidball in snow-covered field holding a heritage turkey
    "Extension Out Loud" podcast talks turkey

    The leaves have peaked. The air has chilled. The clocks have fallen back. It’s undeniably November, and everyone’s talking turkey. Offering a bird’s-eye view of the turkey scene in NYS, CCE podcast hosts Katie Baildon and Paul Treadwell are joined by Mo Tidball, a nutrition educator at Cornell Cooperative Extension Seneca County and the creator of the Wild Harvest Table website.

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  •  Koyanagi works his farm near Ithaca. Pictured sitting on his Farmall Tractor
    CCE podcast profiles Cornell Farms Ops’ work with veterans

    In the latest CCE podcast, Cornell Farm Ops Program Manager Dean Koyanagi, shares the latest  programming from around New York and how veterans can get involved.

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  • Shoppers explore made-in-New York food and gifts at the Taste NY store at the Cornell Cooperative Extension-Broome County office in Binghamton, New York.
    CCE connects local farms, foodies through Taste NY

    From maple syrup to apple cider to goat's milk soap, New York farms are growing sales in partnership with Cornell Cooperative Extension and Taste NY stores across the state.

    Read moreJason Koski/Cornell University

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Program Leader Spotlight
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Hans Walter-Peterson

Team leader and viticulture support specialist for the Finger Lakes Grape Program.

Multimedia Spotlight

The foundation of his research interests stem from his background growing up in a...