For all you nacho-lovers out there, try this healthier recipe.

Quiche is one of those foods that covers multiple sections of MyPlate. Quiche is made with eggs (protein), milk and cheese (dairy), and your choice of vegetables. Popular options for vegetables in quiche are spinach, onion, and broccoli. Use just one of those vegetables, or combine them all …

This year, Walmart Healthy Living has expanded the number of schools and students it reaches, as well as the curriculum we have implemented.

During this period of social distancing, people are looking to connect more than ever. We look online for the latest breaking news, local resources for assistance and food sites, education resources for kids at home and tips for working remote to our usual co-workers. Here at Cornell Coopera…

I’ve heard it said that there are 10 million times more viruses on Earth than there are stars in the universe; maybe more. And that scientists estimate that, at any given moment, there are more than a billion viruses present on earth.

Growing your own vegetables –– at least some of them –– is a great way to provide fresh, tasty, nutritious food for your kitchen table. Homegrown vegetables are much fresher and taste better than industrially grown, supermarket purchased produce. And vegetable gardening can be a fun, family …

Families and friends of 4-H in Franklin, Clinton and Essex County horse and small ruminant owners came together recently to attend a day of learning more about their equine and small ruminant projects health, safety and training. This free event was sponsored by the New York State Agricultur…

Are you looking for a healthy side dish to bring to a get-together? Look no further. This three-bean salad is a delicious and nutritious dish that might even get your children to eat their vegetables.

Have you ever wondered what our cows eat and why they eat specific food?

Chronic inflammation has been linked to cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, depression and Alzheimer’s. Fight inflammation with a healthy diet.

Vermicomposting is the process of using worms to digest food waste to produce a nutrient- and microbe-rich soil amendment that is known as vermicompost (vermi – being latin for worm). This compost is sometimes referred to as “black gold” because when mixed with the soil the plants are grown …

4-H is the youth development program of the nation’s Cooperative Extension System. It’s almost certainly the most highly recognized of all Cooperative Extension programs and, without question, one of the leading youth organizations in the United States and Canada. In fact, 4-H is the nation’…

We often hear that eating vegetables can be quite the task because they are bland and boring. The SHINE (Senior Health Improvement and Nutrition Education) program has put a big emphasis on increasing our fruit and vegetable consumption. In order to make those vegetables more tolerable, it i…

Did you know that when calves are born, they weigh around 80 pounds?

With winter break right around the corner, managing screen time can be difficult for many families and youth.

Here are some things to think about the next time you buy bread, pasta or crackers:

The easiest way to become successful in raising and showing livestock is to take preventive measures to ensure your animals are healthy and well cared for. Furthering your education is one of the best tools in learning the preventative skills needed to succeed. Franklin County 4-H youth have…

Time to pull out your thinking caps and try your hand at our Presidential Memorial quiz! The 4-H Wonders Of Washington youth group has been testing their knowledge for the past year in preparation for their upcoming tour of Washington, D.C., in October. Now it is your turn to give it a try.

February is generally the coldest month of the year, the heart of winter, a time that finds many of us patiently waiting, if not longing, for spring. Perhaps that’s why the preferred gift for a cold, wintry Valentine’s Day is a fresh bouquet of colorful, fragrant cut flowers.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers a wide range of programs and services for farms of all types and sizes. Join us on Friday, Feb. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Franklin County USDA Service Center to learn more about how various funding opportunities can be u…

The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets recognizes consumer demand for safe, local, sustainable food production. In response to this, in late 2016 the NYS Grown and Certified program was implemented to replace the long standing “Pride of New York” program.

Close encounters with wildlife have always fascinated me. But the behavior of wild animals can be, at best, difficult to understand and, at times, totally unpredictable. I once grappled with a robin who returned year after year, only to spend the entire summer flying into my office window in…

Bring warmth to your bones this winter with some homemade turkey chili!

The Farm Service Agency’s Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program provides low-interest financing to producers to build or upgrade storage facilities and to purchase portable (new or used) structures, equipment and storage and handling trucks.

It’s the new year, everyone, and with the new year, that means many more articles ahead of us.

For all you pizza-lovers out there: Delicious meets portion control in this quick and easy-to-make snack (or even a light meal).

Winter’s here. It’s the season of snowmen, snowballs, snow forts, snow sculptures, sledding, tobogganing, tubing, ice skating, ice fishing, ice climbing, downhill skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing.

With our climate changing around us daily and greenhouse gases on the front line, farmers are starting to take precautions to enhance environmental stability.

Picadillo is a traditional dish in many Latin American countries and the Philippines (where it is known as giniling, and also arroz a la Cubana) that is similar to hash. It is traditionally made with ground beef, tomatoes (tomato sauce may be used as a substitute), raisins, olives, and other…

Gift giving during the holiday season can be a wonderful thing. It can be even more wonderful when what you give is not only appreciated by the recipient, but also supports a local farm business.

As far as I’m concerned, Christmas just isn’t Christmas without a beautifully decorated, real Christmas tree. Real trees have a stately presence and rich, fragrant aroma that awakens the senses, bringing the forest into the home and warmly welcoming everyone that enters.

Love buffalo chicken wraps and interested in how they could be healthier? This recipe is for you.

With the holidays around, it’s a time for families to take work off to visit relatives or go on vacation. But where does all of that delicious Christmas dinner that’s set on our tables come from?

The following recipe is great for people who struggle with healthy breakfast choices. You’ll have enough for the whole week! (And don’t be afraid to utilize this as a healthy snack or lunch choice!)

As the temperatures drop and the snow falls steadily, it’s time to pull out the warm clothes and bundle up. If you are someone who is wondering about how we keep the animals warm in winter, there are many different answers to that.