University of Maryland Extension



Rebecca Meekins is the Family and Consumer Science Educator in Queen Anne’s and Kent Counties. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral and Community Health from the University of Maryland, College Park, and is passionate about helping others gain the skills and confidence necessary to make informed decisions about their health. Rebecca has experience in delivering both children and adult community health education programs. In her role with University of Maryland Extension, she works with community partners and organizations to develop and deliver dynamic educational programs that center around nutrition, health and wellness. Rebecca was born and raised in Maryland and enjoys being able to dedicate her time and talents to helping Marylanders improve their health and well-being.

Food & Nutrition

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Food plays an important role in our lives.  It provides sustenance, pleasure and has a significant impact on our health and wellbeing. Through nutrition, health and fitness programs, Extension educators enable Maryland families, individuals and employees to make healthier choices for themselves and those they care for.

Extension educators provide programs in topics such as food safely and preventing foodborne illness, food preservation, and nutrition education for youth and adults.

For more information on nutrition programs offered in Maryland click on the link below:

Eat Smart

For more information about local programs on food and nutrition contact your local extension office.

University of Maryland Extension Financial Management Programs teach people the skills they need to manage their money wisely, reduce debt, manage and improve credit, prevent identity theft, and plan for the future. Information is provided both for the youth and adults.

To find out more information please click on the links below:  

   Financial Education Programs

For more information about local finance programs, please contact your county Extension Office.

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