Contribute to the Montgomery County Food Security Plan

Contribute to the Montgomery County Food Security Plan

Join us at our community engagement meetings in September and October.>>>

The MoCo Food and Beverage Guide Is Now Available

The MoCo Food and Beverage Guide Is Now Available

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Let's cultivate a robust, sustainable, local food system!

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Regional Events

September 26-30, Better Composting School Class

September 26-30, Better Composting School Class

A class for composting plant operators, managers and other interested persons that will provide training in the science of composting. September 26-30 at the USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, 10300 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville MD 20705.
September 29, Meet the Inventor: Thomas Kakovitch

September 29, Meet the Inventor: Thomas Kakovitch

Presented by The Urban Food Hubs of the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the University of the District of Columbia. Thursday, September 29th from 5:30-7 pm at UDC Van Ness Campus Food Hub, 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC.
September 29, Learn to Compost on Your Farm

September 29, Learn to Compost on Your Farm

This class is designed for farmers who want to add composting to their operations and learn to build a low-input, passively aerated window composting system. Thursday, September 29th from 3:30-6:30 pm (potluck to follow) at Plain Wayne Farm, 10545 Orly Drive, Denton, MD.
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Attention All MoCo Food and Beverage Producers!

Food Literacy Advocacy Listserv

The Food Council is Recruiting New Members

Our Volunteers

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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