University of Maryland Extension

Allegany County

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Meet our Team

Lacie Ashby is a Senior Agent in 4-H and Youth Development. She joined NAE4-HA in 2008 and has served as MAE4-HA Secretary and member of Awards and Recognition committee. She has participated in national conferences as a multiple time presenter, four year conference proposal reviewer, and room host...

Other Projects

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Robotics and STEM

Listed below are some current Robotics and STEM programs. For more information, contact Jessica Mellon at 301-724-3320 or email at

Robotics and STEM

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How to Enroll

Step 1—Investigate Look at our map of 4-H clubs in Allegany County and find one that interests you. ( Map of local clubs ) Step 2—Contact Us Contact Jody Parrish at 301-724-3320 or email at at the University of Maryland Extension office. She can put you in touch with any club...

Grow It, Eat It

What is Grow It Eat It? The Grow It Eat It (GIEI) Program was launched in 2009 to teach Marylanders how to grow food in home, community, and school gardens. Over the past eight years, Master Gardeners (MGs) have taught hundreds of classes, developed demonstration gardens, and helped thousands of...

Community Gardens

Volunteer Service for Community Gardens Certified Maryland Master Gardeners maintain their certification by providing 20 hours of volunteer service and obtaining 10 hours of continuing education each year after initial certification. Master Gardeners are involved in a variety of activities...

Ask an Expert

Have a lawn or garden question? Anyone with a lawn or garden question can contact Master Gardener Sherry Frick for free consultation. Sherry can be reached at 301-724-3320 or by email at Her office is located at our UME Allegany County office at One Commerce Drive (Nave's Crossroads...


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