Networking and Discussion Event for MoCo Food and Beverage Businesses

Networking and Discussion Event for MoCo Food and Beverage Businesses

 Join us on February 21st at Dawson's Market in Rockville.>>>

The Montgomery County Food Security Plan Has Officially Launched!

The Montgomery County Food Security Plan Has Officially Launched!

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The MoCo Food and Beverage Guide Is Now Available

The MoCo Food and Beverage Guide Is Now Available

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February 21, Networking and Discussion with MoCo Food and Beverage Businesses

February 21, Networking and Discussion with MoCo Food and Beverage Businesses

The Food Council’s Food Economy Working Group cordially invites new, established, and prospective food or beverage businesses to a Networking and Discussion Event: Making it easier to start and run a food or beverage business in Montgomery County. Tuesday, February 21st from 7:00-8:30 pm at Dawson’s Market, 225 N. Washington St., Rockville.
February 22, Mid-Atlantic Food Port Stakeholder Meeting

February 22, Mid-Atlantic Food Port Stakeholder Meeting

A discussion of how food hub projects can help address supply-chain infrastructure gaps, create market opportunities for local and regional producers, increase healthy food access, and foster new partnerships through rural-urban economic linkages. Wednesday, February 22nd from 9:30am-1:00pm at Old Bust Head Brewing Company, 7134 Farm Station Road, Warrenton, VA.
February 24, The Latest News on Food Stamps

February 24, The Latest News on Food Stamps

Join Maryland Hunger Solutions, Ellen Teller, legislative director of the Food Research & Action Center, and Bill Dauster, policy director for Senator Chris Van Hollen’s office for a conference call to get the perspective of national anti-hunger advocates and a look at what is on the horizon for SNAP from Capitol Hill. Friday, February 24th [...]
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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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