Adopting Healthy Habits

Healthy Children Healthy Families – as seen on YNN!

It’s Free! Every week you’ll discover: A new Path to Success – each helps build a happier, healthier family! Focus on Food segment featuring samples to try, fascinating facts and recipes to bring home! Fun, interactive activities that build your confidence and parenting skills! Sharing and support! Family-friendly Physical Activities to learn and share with your children! Eight Wednesdays: Beginning September 25 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Cornell Coop. Extension, 18 Seward Ave., Middletown, NY. Time Warner Cable subscribers can watch the video 

What’s New:

Open House on the Farm: Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, 10 am- 3 pm. O’Dell Dairy Farm, 176 Millsburg Rd., Middletown, NY 10940. u Guided Tours! Farm Equipment and Milking Demos! Youth & 4-H Activities! Local Products / Gifts. Ice Cream/Lunch/Snacks. Free Milk! Free Cheese Sampling! Old Time Games for the Young at Heart! Visit the Calves! Name the Calf Contest!

Programs for Parents & Caregivers, Fall 2013. Because Kids Don’t Come with Directions! Read/download information on our Fall Parenting Ed workshops including: Getting Ready for the Teen Years!; Strengthening Families, Discipline is not a Dirty Word; Healthy Children / Healthy Families; They’re Back (or They Never Left); What Do You Do with the Mad You Feel.

Orange County Farmers Market Listing for 2013 - where to find local fruits, veggies and more!

Emergency Food Programs - a listing of resources, including soup kitchens, food pantries and social services that distributes or serves food.

Helping Children Cope with Tragedies and Natural Disasters - click for resources.

2013 Gathering of Gardeners A year of monthly home gardening programs, 7:00 ~ 9:00 pm at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County, Middletown, NY. Attend as many programs as you like — click for details!  Click here for coupon good for one free class!

2013 Master Gardener’s Speakers Bureau - Visit our Master Gardener Speakers Bureau web page.

Stop Deer from Eating Your Profits …while helping to feed the hungry. Learn how to keep nuisance deer from destroying your crops and assist our Venison Donation program by providing meat for the needy!

2012 Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Annual Report

Irene/Lee Storm Recovery Info and Resource Page

Video Clips:

Our ”Think Your Drink” demonstration featured on recent Times Herald Record NewsWatch with Tracy Baxter. The segment begins at minute 3.28.

Orange County 4-H takes part in Time Warner’s “Connect a Million Minds” program. Cracking Codes in the Digital World gave students with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Orange County’s 4H afterschool group an inside look at how Time Warner Cable operates.Courtesy of YNN.

A look at RAPP and Orange County Youth Bureau’s collaborative work. Courtesy of YNN, March 2011.

RAPP Through the Years – a report from November 2010. Courtesy of YNN

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