Nutrition | Maryland Food Bank

Nutrition

Nutrition Matters

We are supporting healthy communities in Maryland by feeding bodies, filling hearts, and opening minds through transformational nutrition experiences
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FoodWorks

FoodWorks students transform donated food, including fresh produce, into healthy and tasty meals for hungry kids in our Summer Club or Supper Club programs. All meals strictly adhere to the USDA’s guidelines for nutrition (MyPlate).

FoodWorks

Learn more about FoodWorks, our workforce development program communities

smiling children at a H.E.A.R.T. Market

H.E.A.R.T. Markets

HEART Markets are fun, high-energy, interactive events with nutrition education, music, and meal preparation demonstrations to teach children how to turn wholesome foods into something tasty that their whole family will enjoy.

Kathy at Salvation Army grocery store

Salvation Army

We supply the Salvation Army’s DMG Foods grocery store located just north of Baltimore with freshly prepared, high nutrition meals to support their mission of improving access to healthy foods for the community.

Feeding your family healthy meals on a budget can be challenging. This video highlights fall food shopping tips and ways to get your kids involved in meal preparation. A recipe for baked sweet potatoes and apples with cinnamon is included.

June 30, 2018

Nutrition Matters: Insights from Kathy Egan

Nutrition matters. It’s that simple. A diet that supplies the body with the right vitamins, minerals, and nutrients is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and allows people to achieve their full potential. In this series of blog posts, our resident nutritionist Kathy Egan (RDN, LD, MEd) will explore how the Maryland Food Bank is helping ensure that food-insecure Marylanders have consistent access to healthy foods and understand the importance of nutrition in their lives.

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