University of Maryland Extension

Family and Consumer Sciences

Family and Consumer Science 

Family and Consumer Sciences offer educational programs for consumers, community, church groups, child care providers, business audiences, and more.

The Family and Consumer Science educator offers educational programs and assistance in the areas of:

  • Parenting Programs and Quality of Life Programs
  • Food Safety in the Community
  • MyPlate
  • Obesity/MyPyramid
  • Healthy Snacks for Kids
  • Smart Choice$ - Food Shopping
  • Emergency Preparedness for Child Care Providers and Assisted Living Facilities

Breathing Room, a Wellness blog

Check out a new blog on health, wellness, nutrition, and financial wellness! It's a place to take a breath and a step towards wellness.

Contact:  Priscilla Graves, Family & Consumer Sciences, Extension Educator

Phone:  410-535-3662 or 301-855-1150



Food Supplement Nutrition Education

FSNE provides nutrition programming to food stamp participants and those income eligible for food stamps.

Eat Smart, Be Fit Maryland

This website is for Marylanders who want to know more about how to live healthy and stretch their food dollars.  Visit the website at for more information.

Contact:  Kara LeClair, FSNE, Project Leader, Nutrition Educator

Phone:  410-535-3662 or 301-855-1150


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