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Family & Consumer Sciences

Our Family & Consumer Sciences staff provide workshops and resources in the areas of nutrition. You can also find additional resources for parenting and family skills and consumer issues in the sidebar pages.  Visit Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties to access to a variety of Extension resources on these topics.

Check our Your Home & Money page for information and resources on topics related to the physical aspects of housing, including indoor air quality, water purity, safety in the home, and home maintenance and repairs, home financial management. 

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Family Life

Family, in all its diverse forms, is the heart and backbone of a healthy society. Our mission is to improve the well-being of the family through strength-based programs that educate.

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Children's Birthday Parties

Kids' birthday parties can be times of great fun or great frustration. They are most successful when the children's needs and interests, not the adults', are addressed.

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What is the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program? Families with children and day care providers who are income eligible may participate in free home-based nutrition education.

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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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Food Assistance

We can help you find local food pantries and benefits programs that can help your family in times of economic need. Visit our list of resources.

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Food & Water in Emergencies

Keep yourself and others safe during an emergency by taking the proper precautions before consuming food or water. Learn more on our site.

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Last updated January 3, 2018