Jon Traunfeld


Jon Traunfeld
Program Director
Expertise: Community Food Production, Vegetable & Fruit IPM, Project Management
Office Location: 12005 Homewood Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042
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Program Director
Jon Traunfeld
jont@umd.edu
Home & Garden Information Center
Maryland Master Gardener Program
12005 Homewood Road
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042-1542
Phone (main): 410 531-5572
Fax: 410 531-5567
Master Gardener Coordinator
Jon Traunfeld
jont@umd.edu
Home & Garden Information Center
12005 Homewood Road
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042-1542
Phone (main): 410 531-5572
Fax: 410 531-5567

Jon Traunfeld is Program Director for the Home and Garden Information Center (HGIC) and Maryland Master Gardener (MG) program. His work team supports county/city Master Gardener programs across Maryland and develops and delivers high quality training materials and classes for MG volunteers. HGIC web site content provides clientele with the information and answers to garden and manage land in harmony with nature. Jon also leads Grow It Eat It, a food garden education initiative of the MG program. Jon earned a Masters Degree in Agricultural Extension Education from the University of Tennessee and was active in vegetable production and marketing in East and Middle Tennessee. He started his UME career in 1989 as Urban Gardening Coordinator in Baltimore City where he helped develop community gardens and trained and supervised Master Gardeners. He became a Regional Specialist in Vegetables and Fruits, and State Master Gardener Coordinator in 1994. Jon became Director of the the Home and Garden Information Center in 2007. Please visit these web sites:
extension.umd.edu/hgic
extension.umd.edu/mg
extension.umd.edu/growit