2021 -2022 Funded Projects

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE)- HLC Nutrition, STEM, and Parenting Education Program

Cornell Cooperative Extension Broome County has adapted and launched HLC Nutrition, STEM, and Parenting Education Programs by implementing an evidence-based curriculum. Classes include nutrition education, food preservation, Green Thumb workshops, food safety certification classes, and many more! CCE-BC’s goal is to enrich children’s education and teach parents skills on topics like understanding children, how to help children learn and thrive, effective discipline, and stress management.

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Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier- Family Peer Support Services

Family Peer Support Services provides support to parents and caregivers of children with mental health concerns. An individual provides support with lived experience via a peer model. The program is strength-based and individualized to meet the needs of the family. The program works to develop healthy, safe, and supported children and families that are engaged in their communities and schools.

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Rural Health Network of South Central New York -Local Foods for Health Project

The Local Foods for Health Project utilizes a holistic systems approach to increase the number of individuals and communities with access to affordable, nutritious food while also strengthening local farms, food businesses, and economies. The project leverages existing assets to expand programs that address barriers to improved health, nutrition, and food security. The project specifically targets the barriers of income, availability of affordable healthy foods, transportation, and skills and knowledge around cooking and nutrition.

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VINES Farm Share and Green Thumb Workshop Series

What is Farm Share? VINES Farm Share is a weekly subscription to a box of local veggies. You sign up ahead of time and pick up your share each week at the same time and location. We work with 4 local farms to help you eat veggies that are being harvested within 60 miles, which makes them super fresh! We offer different size shares and flexible payment plans. We proudly accept EBT/SNAP benefits. Each week we provide member education for our members so that you know

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