University of Maryland Extension

Baltimore County

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4-H School Enrichment

Your local 4-H Educator can provide the organizational and resource tools necessary to start and sustain your 4-H school enrichment program. 4-H: Is nationally recognized in youth development and education Recieves strong local, state and national support Provides easy to use research-based...

4-H Afterschool

What is the 4-H Afterschool Program? An opportunity for youth to engage in hands-on activities during afterschool hours. Activities include: college prep, community service, financial management, workforce prep, leadership, community service and more! How can I join the 4-H Afterschool Program? For...

4-H Clubs

How often and when do 4-H Clubs meet? Some clubs meet every week for a month or two an some meet once or twice a month all year long. Some clubs meet for an hour or two after school, in the evening, or on Saturday. This depends on the club and what they want to do, 4-H clubs may organize any time...

Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE)

Baltimore County’s Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE) offers nutrition education programs to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households and those eligible for SNAP. FSNE provides nutrition education to help low income individuals and families make healthy food choices...

Food Safety

Checkout our featured Food Safety Website: How to Report a Foodborne Illness in Maryland Here in Baltimore County's Extension office, Shauna Henley, PhD received her PhD in biology, with a focus on consumer food safety issues. She is also ServSafe Certified. If you aren't sure if you're handling...

Physical Activity

Family and Consumer Science Educators provide research-based information and educational programs that promote regular physical activity. Finding the right balance between food and activity is an important step toward; improving your;health. The benefits of regular physical activity include:...

Nutrition

Family and Consumer Science Extension Educators provide research-based information and healthy eating educational programs that are based on the 2010 U. S. Dietary Guidelines. Eating a variety of nutrient-rich foods every day, while meeting calorie needs, will provide the balanced nutrition you...

Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Our next Master Gardener Volunteer Training is scheduled for 2020. If you would like to join our Master Gardener Volunteer Program in 2020, scroll down the page to complete the application. The application will close November 1, 2019. If you have any questions about the application or require a...

Speakers' Bureau

Master Gardeners are available to speak on many topics for your garden club, church, business, community and neighborhood organizations. An honorarium of $100 is suggested. Click on this link to download the lastest Speakers Bureau brochure. Or look at the classes listed below. Please email Mary...

Partner Organizations

Maryland Agricultural Resource Council The Maryland Agricultural Resource Council is organized for the benefit of the citizens of Maryland to enhance the rural economy and to foster conservation of agricultural and natural resources through educational and technical services. Irvine Nature Center...

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