Cornell helps sow urban farming in NYC
Partnering with Manhattan borough president Gale Brewer, Cornell Cooperative Extension-New York City (CUCE-NYC) will help to sow innovative urban agriculture projects in Big Apple schools, senior centers and public housing facilities during the next year.
Webinar on “Delivering Extension Programs to the City” now online
Jennifer Tiffany, executive director of Cornell University Cooperative Extension's NYC (CUCE-NYC') programs and the BCTR's director of outreach and community engagement presented a webinar on urban extension as part of the Smith-Lever Centennial Webinar Series sponsored by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
Students Get Schooled by Schools of Fish
Schools of fish may be common things to see, but watching some fish school high school students from a basement in Manhattan’s West Side is a different experience altogether. Cathie Woteki, USDA’s Chief Scientist and Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics, observed such a program recently during a visit to Food and Finance High School in New York.
New York Communities join to help teen parents
To improve local resources for expectant and parenting teens and young adults, youth development experts at Cornell's Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR) are partnering with community leaders in Buffalo, the Bronx and Rochester on Pathways to Success.
Food and Finance High School Impacts Students and 4-H Alum in STEM
Food and Finance High School in Manhattan has revolutionized the way 4-H'ers are raising animals. The school is where the New York City Hydroponics, Aquaculture, Aquaponics Learning Labs live.
Big Apple's only hydroponic student lab showcased
The new National 4-H Council president and CEO, Jennifer Sirangelo
, was hosted by Cornell University Cooperative Extension-New York City (CUCE-NYC) Jan. 27 in a student-led tour of Food and Finance High School’s Hydroponics, Aquaculture, Aquaponics Learning Labs – the only facility of its kind in a New York City high school.