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August 12-21, Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week

August 12-21, Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week

Bethesda Magazine will host its second Restaurant Week of the year from August 12-21. Participating restaurants in the Bethesda-area will offer fixed-price, discounted menus, with two-course lunches available for $16 and three-course dinners for $36.
August 24, Whole Foods Market 5% Day

August 24, Whole Foods Market 5% Day

All five Montgomery County Whole Foods Markets will be donating 5% of all sales to support Manna’s Smart Sacks program on Wednesday, August 24. Shop at Whole Foods Markets in Bethesda, Friendship Heights, Kentlands, Rockville and Silver Spring and help in your community!
August 26, Harnessing Consumers & Communities to Help Meet U.S. Food Waste Reduction Goals

August 26, Harnessing Consumers & Communities to Help Meet U.S. Food Waste Reduction Goals

Hosted by the Ohio State University, this webinar will bring together those interested in reducing and redirecting food waste in their own communities. Friday, August 26, Webinar at 8:30 am (Eastern Time)
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Community Food Access Assessment 2015

Food Literacy Advocacy Listserv

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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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