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Smarter Lunchrooms: Butternut squash at William Paca/Old Post Road
Nov 3, 2016 -- Simple changes in how foods are displayed and promoted can impact the likelihood that kids will eat them. FSNE's Smarter Lunchrooms program helps shape school cafeteria environments to encourage...
Choose MyPlate Presentation at Vienna Elementary School
Jun 10, 2016 -- Nate Bratko, Project Leader and Nutrition Education in Dorchester County, was recently featured in the Superintendant's Press Release for the Choose MyPlate nutrition presentation at Vienna...
FSNE Participates in National Breakfast Week and Literacy at Samuel Chase Elementary School
Apr 19, 2016 -- National Nutrition Month, held annually in March, focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and engaging in physical activity habits.  ...
Children cutting up green beans
FSNE Programs Featured in SNAP-Ed Toolkit
Mar 16, 2016 -- The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) recently released an Obesity Prevention Toolkit which features two ...
Welcome Kathy Decker to Worcester UME
Oct 28, 2015 -- Welcome KATHY DECKER to Worcester County UME! Kathy is the new Administrative Assistant II for the Worcester County Extension Office in Snow Hill, MD. Kathy was raised in Salisbury and...
Text2BHealthy in the News
Feb 27, 2015 -- (The following is a USDA Blog post from March 13, 2015 about University of Maryland Extension's Text2BHealthy program. Read another recent article about the program...
FSNE Produces Healthy Changes in MD Residents
Feb 25, 2015 -- Maryland SNAP-Ed, also called the Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE) Program, provides nutrition education to SNAP-eligible or SNAP-receiving Maryland residents. ...
Worcester County UME team at 2014 Open House
Worcester County Extension Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary
Sep 9, 2014 -- On Saturday, August 2nd the University of Maryland Extension office of Worcester County invited the Eastern Shore community to an Open House in celebration of the 100 Year Anniversary...
Families learn about healthy eating at Healthy Food Fun Night
Feb 28, 2014 -- Students at Robert Moton Elementary school re-inacted the Berry Tales story from the Read for Health curriculum at a recent Healthy Food Fun Night.  To learn more, read the story written in the...
Cierra Watkins  and Sara Caldwell interview
Look for Cierra on WBAL this Sunday
Feb 24, 2014 -- Cierra Watkins is a participant in Karen Turner’s parent group at Moravia Park ES doing FSNE Healthy Cents this year. Cierra is also a single mother of two and caretaker of her mother and three...
UMD Nutrition Educators Help Citizens Deal with Food Stamp Cuts
Nov 8, 2013 -- On November 1, 47 million people across the country saw cuts to their benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) – formerly known as food stamps – due to the expiration of...
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