University of Maryland Extension

Nutrition Education

Children cutting up green beans
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 Maryland...
(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 here :) We all benefit from...
Maryland SNAP-Ed, also called the Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE) Program, provides nutrition education to SNAP-eligible or SNAP-receiving Maryland residents. Who we reached in FY14: In...

ReFresh Curriculum (EC-01-2012)

The ReFresh curriculum was developed by the University of Maryland Extension, Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program (FSNE) for implementation in 4th and 5th grade classrooms. This curriculum focuses on encouraging students to consume more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and being more...

Food for Profit Workshop

Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Baltimore City Extension Office
University of Maryland Extension’s Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business. Although appropriate for any food business owners who want to develop their venture proactively, the workshop is especially directed...
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...

Baltimore County Extension Advisory Council Members Experience Nutrition Education

Our University of Maryland Extension (UME) Baltimore County’s Extension Advisory Council (EAC) is comprised of community leaders who help advise, promote and market UME in Baltimore County. Council members serve an essential function through their intimate understanding of our local communities and...
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