Patricia Hammond, Issue Leader
(716) 664-9502, Ext. 216
Lucia Conti, Administrative Assistant
(716) 664-9502, Ext. 217
Nutrition Educators (Ext. 217)
Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Family & Consumer Science programming provides nutrition, food safety, food security and food resource management education at community events, workshops and group meetings.
According to the Center for Disease Control, a growing body of research shows that fruits and vegetables are critical to promoting good health. To get the amount that's recommended, most people need to increase the amount of fruits and vegetables they eat every day.
ESNY is an educational program available to SNAP recipients and other income-eligible residents. ESNY is a program provided by Cornell Cooperative Extension of ChautauquaCounty in partnership with the Chautauqua County Department of Social Services, funded by USDA’s SNAP Program. This institution provides equal program and employment opportunities. Eat Smart New York is a free nutrition education program available to SNAP recipients and SNAP eligible. To screen for SNAP benefit eligibility or to apply online for SNAP benefits, please visit https://www.mybenefits.ny.gov/