University of Maryland Extension

Food & Nutrition

Food plays an important role in our lives.  It provides sustenance, pleasure and has a significant impact on our health and wellbeing. Through nutrition, health and fitness programs, Extension educators enable Maryland families, individuals and employees to make healthier choices for themselves and those they care for.

Extension educators provide programs in topics such as food safely and preventing foodborne illness, food preservation, and nutrition education for youth and adults.

For more information on nutrition programs offered in Maryland click on the link below:

For more information about local programs on food and nutrition contact your local county Extension office.

Howard County
3300 North Ridge Road
Suite 240
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: (410) 313-2707
Fax: (410) 313-2712
Email: ckulp@umd.edu

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