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Capital Region Nutrition Education Program

The Capital Region Nutrition Education Program through Cornell Cooperative Extension is committed to promoting positive nutrition practices and fun physical activity, encouraging wise use of personal and environmental resources, securing access to nutritious and safe food, and fostering food secure communities through research- and issue-based programming.

Service Area:The Capital Region Nutrition Education Program serves the following counties: Albany, Columbia, Fulton-Montgomery, Greene, Otsego, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington.

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Choose MyPlate

MyPlate is the new USDA food guide tool to help people make wise food choices within food and calorie limits. Use their SuperTracker free online tool to track your food and activities.

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Healthy Recipes

There's a surprise -- squash! -- in this delicious and creamy macaroni & cheese recipe from Cooking Matters. Visit our "Recipes" page for this recipe and more!

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Kathleen McAllister
Eat Smart New York Project Manager

Last updated April 20, 2016