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Advancing New York City Through Research

Cornell University Cooperative Extension New York City is a research-based educational organization that adapts to the evolving needs of communities, families, and individuals by engaging them in experiential learning opportunities. The organization brings...

Organized chaos spells creativity at Brooklyn school science event

A Brooklyn elementary school was transformed into a high-tech laboratory during a Cornell-led science discovery day Oct. 4. About 300 schoolchildren jammed all corners of Public School 21 as part of the 10th annual 4-H National Youth Science Day that reached an...

Urban 4-H: Changing Minds, Changing Lives

Story and Photography by Melissa Cheri A high-tech agricultural lab. Produce grown without soil. High school students in white lab coats running experiments—four floors above the metal detectors that greet them each morning. All in the middle of New York...

CUCE-NYC Intern Aims To Improve The World One Step At A Time

By Kinga Raynaud I am thrilled to have been a CUCE-NYC intern because the experience I gained during my internship was invaluable. I truly enjoyed working with a motivated and talented team of CUCE-NYC nutrition educators. My charismatic instructor Linda Ameroso...

Are You Healthy Or Not?

Story by Eileen Chen Photos by CPC Pike Street SACCC staff and summer youth This summer Mr. Maurice Held, Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City community educator, came and taught the students at P.S.2 about nutrition. Students learned...

Cornell Staff Advise NYC Urban Farmers At Symposium

Story by Kritika Kulshrestha Photos by Kritika Kulshrestha and Manhattan Borough President’s Office There is more to urban agriculture than just food production. Urban farming introduces communities, children and adults to the value of green spaces in a city such as...

Revisiting The 2015 Grow: Urban Garden Symposium

Videos and Photos by Manhattan Borough President’s Office Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s office in collaboration with CUCE-NYC, Randall’s Island Park Alliance and the American Museum of Natural History organized Grow: Urban Garden Symposium in New York City...

Are You Healthy Or Not?

Story by Eileen Chen Photos by CPC Pike Street SACCC staff and summer youth This summer Mr. Maurice Held, Cornell University Cooperative Extension – New York City community educator, came and taught the students at P.S.2 about nutrition. Students learned about...

Cornell Helps Sow Urban Farming In NYC

Partnering with Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, CUCE-NYC will help to sow innovative urban agriculture projects in Big Apple schools, senior centers and public housing facilities during the next year. Click here for the full...

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