University of Maryland Extension

Food & Nutrition

The Lower Shore County Family and Consumer Science Extension Educator offer research-based, practical information for consumers, community groups, and business audiences. Most of these programs have little or no fee.

The Family and Consumer Science Extension Educators offer programs; educational seminars; technical assistance and are available to answer questions in the following areas:


  Physical Activity

  Food Safety and Food Preservation

  Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE)

For more information about Family and Consumer Science programs, contact Dhruti Patel at or call 410-749-6141 ext.104

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