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The UMD Farmers Market 2020 season opening is postponed due to the ongoing public health response to COVID-19. We will continue to provide updates as we are able. Please visit for current details.

Help fill the Pantry!

Help us help the campus community. Due to the coronavirus outbreak and reduced operations on campus, many members of the UMD community are facing food insecurity. Operated by Maryland Dining, the UMD Campus Pantry strives to help alleviate that insecurity. … Continued

Allergen Program Enhancement

University of Maryland Dining Services is proud to announce the addition of the Purple Fridge, a resource for students with food allergies who want more autonomy in their Maryland Dining experience. Each dining hall has a station labelled “Purple Fridge” … Continued

Recycle Mania

02/05/2020 From Maryland Today… “Do you think there’s no glamour in salvaging used cooking grease, busted earbuds or catsup-smeared napkins? Then you haven’t heard of RecycleMania. The eight-week competition launching today challenges colleges and universities across the United States and … Continued

The purpose of the sustainable food champion group is to promote active student participation and academic collaboration across campus in pursuit of a more sustainable food system at the University of Maryland. At the Sustainable Food Symposium on December 6, … Continued

Food Safety

ROMAINE ADVISORY ROMAINE UPDATE – We have verified that all Romaine in our possession is from locations not affected by the recent Romaine recall. We will continue to monitor our supply for quality and safety. Thank you for understanding. — … Continued

The Board of Regents Staff Award represents the highest honor bestowed by the Board of Regents for achievements of exempt and nonexempt employees from the USM institutions. Valencia Tirado was awarded a Board of Regents Staff Award for outstanding service … Continued

Pumpkin Palooza

Join us for the 5th Annual Harvest Festival’s Pumpkin Palooza on October 2nd! Featuring special local foods at the Dining Halls as well as pumpkin painting, music, and fun!