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August 11-19, The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

August 11-19, The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

The Ag Fair has animals, entertainment, food, arts and crafts exhibits, and many other attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Friday, August 11th through Saturday, August 19th at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg, MD.
August 17, Building a Green Economy in Montgomery County

August 17, Building a Green Economy in Montgomery County

Join Councilmember Tom Hucker, One Montgomery Green, and Livability Project to discuss how local green businesses and nonprofits are making the most of the circular economy model. Thursday, August 17th from 6-8:30pm at the Montgomery County Council Office Building, 100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD.
September 12, Challenges & Opportunities to Build a Chesapeake Regional Food System

September 12, Challenges & Opportunities to Build a Chesapeake Regional Food System

Part of the Chesapeake Food Network policy series, this regionally focused webinar follows the national food strategy presentation and discussion in June, and will focus on strategic next steps towards a Chesapeake food system that is environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable. Tuesday, September 12th from 1:00-2:00 pm EST.
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Food Recovery
Claudia Rios Phelps, Family Services Inc. “Participating in Food Council efforts, and partnering with member organizations, has given us the ability to further help our clients fight food insecurity.”
Jenna Umbriac, Manna Food Center
Jenna Umbriac, Manna Food Center
“If we are coordinated enough to recruit enough people who care, we could make a big impact on Montgomery County’s food system.”
Elizabeth Hubley, Co-Chair, Food Literacy Working Group Holistic Health Coach, Siena Wellness
Elizabeth Hubley, Holistic Health Coach, Siena Wellness
"Our recent public meeting brought over 50 people to discuss healthy eating initiatives for children and featured 12 local organizations doing this important work."
Sophia Maroon, Food Economy Working Group Founder, Dress It Up Dressing & CEO, SoFine Food
Sophia Maroon, Dress it Up Dressing and SoFine Foods
"Our food system - especially as it directly affects families, children, health, education, healthcare - is a major economic driver in the region equal with tech and biotech."
Tony Marciante, Food Recovery Working Group Chef/Owner, Chef Tony’s Fresh Seafood Restaurant
Tony Marciante, Chef Tony’s Fresh Seafood Restaurant
"As a food professional and lover of cuisine, I want to have some sort of impact on my community with relation to food, farms, people, etc…"
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