University of Maryland Extension

Food & Nutrition

Food, glorious food! For some it’s a sensory pleasure, for others just a fact of life, but for all of us eating has an important impact on our health and wellbeing. The University of Maryland Extension offers programs, technical assistance information on food-related subjects ranging from nutrition and healthy eating, food safety and preservation.

Cecil County Food and Nutrition Programs

Family & Consumer Sciences offers educational programs and workshops in the areas: nutrition, chronic disease management and prevention, health, food safety, food preservation and healthy homes.

Maryland Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-Ed) offers nutrition education programs to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households and those eligible for SNAP.

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute for Food and Agriculture and the University of Maryland Extension.  The major goals of EFNEP are to help limited-income families and youth acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behavior changes necessary to promote health/wellness and reduce chronic risk.

For information on these program opportunities, please contact the Cecil County Extension Office.

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