About Us

Whether you receive SNAP or participate in other programs that help you stretch your family’s resources or you are an agency or school who works with SNAP participants, North Country Region Eat Smart NY is for you. Eat Smart New York (ESNY) helps families and individuals eat better for less. Topics include cooking, meal planning, shopping for nutritious food on a budget, food safety, weight control, physical activity, and much more. Our classes are FREE for to all individuals who qualify for benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Classes meet at Cooperative Extension and other places in the community like food pantries, senior centers, or schools in the 10-county North Country Region including: Oneida, Oswego, Herkimer Lewis Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Clinton, Franklin, Essex, and Hamilton.

In addition. Eat Smart NY participates in policies, Systems and Environmental (PSE) strategies that impact communities. These strategies include school wellness, community and school gardens, smarter lunchrooms, as well as promoting SNAP usage at farmers markets.

For more information fill out a contact us form or call 1-844-3-MY-ESNY.

North Country Region ESNY
121 Second Street
Oriskany NY , 13424

" I can't believe that is how much fat is in my favorite Fast food meal. Seeing it like that makes me not want to eat out as much as we do in my family."

Northwind Afterschool student


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