Meal in a Mug

A fast, fun and valuable class that teaches how accessible healthy eating and cooking can be. Designed with the single service member in mind, Meal in a Mug shows one how to make a nutritionally balanced meal with just a mug and a minifridge. The classes, led by a trained nutritionist, are hosted monthly by the Fort Meade Alliance at the Education and Resiliency Center.

Family Cooking Class

The Fort Meade Alliance has partnered with Healthy Little Cooks, a nonprofit that teaches healthy cooking, to run a free family cooking class at Fort Meade. Participating families have the opportunity to cook, eat and learn together as well as take home a free bag of groceries.

Future family cooking classes are being planned for August and September. For more information, please contact Audrey Borba at


In partnership with the former Maryland University of Integrative Health, the Fort Meade Alliance developed curriculum for the Meal in a Mug classes and beyond. This curriculum is also used by the Fort Meade Wellness Center in their Navigating Organizational Wellness (NOW) trainings.