University of Maryland Extension

Baltimore City

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What Is a Master Gardener?

What is a Master Gardener? Master Gardeners certified volunteers of University of Maryland Extension (UME) with the mission to educate citizens about safe, effective, and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities. UME Baltimore City Master Gardeners...

Home Garden Information Center - HGIC

Answers to your gardening questions are only a click away! Our certififed professional horticulturists are ready to help. VOLUNTEER NETWORK Master Gardeners are volunteers who support the UME mission and teach sustainable horticultural practices. Learn More

Home Gardening

Home and Garden Information Center EXTRA! EXTRA! Just in time for gardening season* – step right up and get all of your questions answered! Are we seriously going to have cicadas on top of brown marmorated stinkbugs??? How do I get rid of those pesky weeds without chemicals? What is the best...

Home Gardening

Home and Garden Information Center EXTRA! EXTRA! Just in time for gardening season* – step right up and get all of your questions answered! Are we seriously going to have cicadas on top of brown marmorated stinkbugs??? How do I get rid of those pesky weeds without chemicals? What is the best...

EFNEP Newsletters

Click on the newsletter link you would like to read! We share recipes, food safety tips, physical activity tips for the family, and more.

Recipes and Other Resources

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EFNEP Curriculum Topics

Curriculum topics covered by EFNEP include the following: (revised 8/2015) My Plate How to shop and stretch food dollars Fruits and vegetables: fresh, frozen or canned? Saving money serving healthy meals How to buy, prepare and store foods Meal planning and preparation Food safety and storage Reading Nutrition Labels Choosing whole grain and high fiber foods Choosing calcium rich foods Building strong bones Portions and serving size Eating lean protein Choosing and using fats Limiting fat, sugar and salt Choose more water Be Active: Energize with Exercise Smart Snacks Eating Smart and Being Active during pregnancy Feeding your new baby Feeding your baby solid foods For more information, contact Maribet Brute

Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) provides free nutrition education workshops to limited incomes families and youth and pregnant teens living in Baltimore City. A series of interactive and culturally appropriate workshops are facilitated to groups by Nutrition Assistants trained in nutrition concepts and community-based education.

FCS - Financial Education

University of Maryland Extension (UME) provides community education classes and resources to youth and adults through seminars, group training, train-the-trainer and workshops in the following skill areas: • Personal Budgeting (Income, Spending, and Saving) • Credit/Debt Management • Identity Theft • Financial Management Technology using Microsoft Excel

Urban Agriculture

The Urban Agriculture Department of University of Maryland Extension-Baltimore City strives to provide the most current research-supported methods for growing food, ornamentals, environmentally friendly, and native plants in Baltimore City.

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