University of Maryland Extension

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

What is EFNEP?

EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) is funded by the USDA/ National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and the University of Maryland’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science, and the University of Maryland Extension (UME).  The major goals of EFNEP are to help limited-income families and youth acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes, and behavior changes necessary for health/wellness and prevention. 

Improving Family Nutrition Since 1969! 


(Adult educator discussing MyPlate) 

Contact Us:

To schedule nutrition classes, call the EFNEP nutrition educators at:

University of Maryland Extension Office, Prince Georges County
Center for Educational Partnership
6200 Sheridan Street
Riverdale, MD 20737
Tel. 301-779-2806
Fax:  301-277-2804

Or, contact: Dr. Kavitha Sankavaram, Interim Supervisor - EFNEP for Prince George's County at email: 
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