Nutrition | Maryland Food Bank


Nutrition Matters

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


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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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.

September 24, 2019

Meet HEART Market Coordinator Deonta Sweets

Deonta Sweets is battling childhood hunger through the innovative HEART Market program, helping kids develop lifelong healthy eating habits.

September 3, 2019

Farm to Food Bank Program (VIDEO)

At the Maryland Food Bank, we know that better nutrition means better health. That’s why, with the help of farmers like Steve, we’re committed to delivering millions of pounds of fresh produce annually through our Farm to Food Bank Program.”Hunger does not discriminate, we want to see people having healthy options for their meals”-Steve of Mason’s Heritage Farms.

April 26, 2019

Nutrition: Encouraging Healthy Choices for Food-Insecure Marylanders

We’re providing access to more nutritious foods and making sure hungry Marylanders have the resources and knowledge to make healthier choices

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