University of Maryland Extension

Montgomery County

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EFNEP Staff

----------- For more information, please contact: Linda Ashburn 301-590-2821 lashburn@umd.edu Last updated: 9/22/17

What is EFNEP?

What is EFNEP? The E xpanded F ood and N utrition E ducation P rogram (EFNEP) provides free basic nutrition and physical activity education classes to youth, adults and families. Classes are taught in a series and each class has 3 parts: a brief lesson, food demonstration and a physical activity...

Close Encounters With Agriculture Scripts for MGs

Click on the links below to view and download the appropriate script for your volunteer activity. Barn Barn Ag Products Script Barn Logistics Barn Relay Setup Beef Dairy Goats Pigs Environment How to Play the Habitat Game Ordered Talking Points for Stream Buffer Shepherd Duties Soils Script with...

Derwood Demo Garden

The Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens, located at the Agricultural Farm History Park, Derwood MD, are open to the public from dawn until dusk, 365 days a year for self-guided tours. To schedule guided tours by a Master Gardener, call 301-590-9650 Monday – Friday, 9 am to 1 pm, March though...

Gardening Problems?

Montgomery County Master Gardeners provide a variety of resources to assist you in solving your gardening problems. We have weekly and monthly plant clinics at various locations around the County, where you may bring your questions and pick up information sheets on various topics. You may also...

Volunteer Opportunities

After completing the Montgomery County training program, a Master Gardener Intern must complete a minimum of 45 volunteer hours in order to become a Master Gardener. To remain an active Master Gardener after that first year, a minimum of 25 hours volunteer time per calendar year is required. There...

Archived Seed Issues

November/December 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 November/December 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012...

NIH Demo Garden

Montgomery County Master Gardeners have been volunteering at the National Library of Medicine Herb Garden https://www.nlm.nih.gov/about/herbgarden/ since 1986. Since this is a demonstration garden of medicinal herbs, we try to label plants with their historic medicinal uses. The garden is not only...

Archived Monthly Speakers

The 2014 schedule of speakers is: Month Speaker Title/background Topic/location January Eric Wenger MG member & president of Complete Law Care Implications of recently enacted Maryland Fertilizer Use Act on homeowners -- Fairgrounds February Jenny Brown School garden consultant for GreenKids...

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