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July 23-31, Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge

July 23-31, Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge

  Participate in Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge and pledge to eat or drink one locally grown, made or harvested product every day during Buy Local Week, July 23 – 31, and make a commitment that will have a lasting impact on your lifestyle, the environment and your local community. 
August 2, Chesapeake Foodshed Network Coffee Talk

August 2, Chesapeake Foodshed Network Coffee Talk

Navigating a Treacherous Landscape: A Practitioner’s Guide to GAP Food Safety Certification & The Food Safety Modernization Act Tuesday, August 2 1:00-2:00pm
August 6, Grow It Eat It Open House

August 6, Grow It Eat It Open House

The Grow It Eat It Open House will feature gardening classes, talks and workshops for adults and children. Saturday, August 6th, 8:30am-1pm at the Agricultural History Farm Park, 18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855.
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Community Food Access Assessment 2015

Food Literacy Advocacy Listserv

Its Farmer’s Market Season!

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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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