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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Herkimer County is located in the heart of the Mohawk Valley and extends north to the Adirondacks.  Herkimer County is home to approximately 65,000 residents, and is made up of nineteen small communities that share a single vision: to maintain a high quality of life for the county’s citizens and visitors.  We are proud to be a part of that vision as our vision statement is “Building Strong and Vibrant New York Communities.”


Location:

5657 State Route 5, Herkimer, NY 13350    Map
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Phone: 315.866.7920
Fax: 315.866.0870
Email: herkimer@cornell.edu


 Position Available:

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County is seeking a SNAP-ED Nutritionist.This position will serve as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-ED) Nutritionist for Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County and will implement SNAP-ED programming from a menu of existing SNAP-ED educational programs and program activities. This position will implement already-existing educational programming to the public to improve healthy food and lifestyle choices among low-income families and individuals encompassing all age groups. This position will be responsible for the delivery of established SNAP-ED programming to community groups, and will deliver other established SNAP-ED programming and activities, both on-site and off-site, in the community, in accordance with the Nutrition Program Area’s plan of work. This position will also coordinate all administrative aspects of the SNAP-ED Program and will assist the Senior Nutritionist and Social Marketing and Environmental Nutritionist with marketing efforts for SNAP-Ed programming, to include the environmental change initiative in collaboration with other Nutritionists of the SNAP-ED program in the North Country Region. This position is located in Herkimer County.

Please follow this link for more information or to apply: https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CCECareerPage/job/New-York-State-Other/SNAP-ED-Nutritionist—Oriskany–NY_WDR-00008004

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Click on our links to the left to see what we’re all about!

See our Calendar of Events for upcoming programs, including 4-H events. The Useful Links page gives an overview of Herkimer County, New York State, Cornell University and other local resources.

Find directions to our office at About Us. Our Annual Report and Highlights  page can show you a snapshot of our past year(s).

What’s 4-H all about? See the 4-H Youth Development page. Read all about what’s going on in 4-H in the 4-H Facts…4-H Club forms can be found under Club Maintanence.

Find out about Agriculture in Herkimer County, including a link to the Central New York Dairy and Field Crops Team.

Cornell Guidelines to Pest Management  and directions for Soil Sampling  can be found under Horticulture, as well as the recommendations for New York State Vegetable Varieties for 2016

Want to find out how to stretch your food dollars? Check out our Nutrition Education Programs. Find out about EFNEP, the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, a free program to help you feed your family better for less.

Need information on home food preservation, including canning, drying and freezing? Find a whole page dedicated to Food Preservation Resources.

The Herkimer County Local Foods Map is a great place to find where to buy local foods. Eighteen vegetables are featured in the Herkimer County Produce Cycle Brochures.

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