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Nutrition

Nutrition Matters

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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).

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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.

August 6, 2021

Our Farm to Food Bank Program’s Superhero: Amy Cawley

Since 2011, Amy Cawley has overseen the Farm to Food Bank Program, which combines field gleanings, donations, and contract growing to form the cornerstone of the food bank’s nutrition strategy. She has helped the program grow from its humble roots with just two partners — First Fruits Farms in northern Baltimore County and Arnold Farms in northeastern Queen Anne’s County — into a powerhouse produce program with more than 60 farms that infuse our statewide food distribution efforts with hundreds of thousands of pounds of nutritious fruits and vegetables annually.

May 27, 2021

Helping Improve Marylanders’ Nutrition Today and Tomorrow

At the Maryland Food Bank, nutrition is not the latest buzzword nor a short-term fad. Distributing more nutritious food, and helping educate food-insecure Marylanders about how eating a healthier diet can improve their lives is what we do each and every day.

May 18, 2021

Focused on Nutrition, No Matter the Circumstances

Even through a global pandemic, our commitment to helping Marylanders improve their lives through better nutrition stayed strong. Find out about all the different ways we kept our focus on nutritious foods during COVID-19.

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