The Public Launch of the Food Security Strategic Plan

The Public Launch of the Food Security Strategic Plan

 Don't miss this opportunity to discover what you can do to fight food insecurity.>>>

Eight New Members Have Joined the Food Council

Eight New Members Have Joined the Food Council

 Click here to learn more about our new Council Members.>>>

The MoCo Food and Beverage Guide Is Now Available

The MoCo Food and Beverage Guide Is Now Available

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Regional Events

May 3, Grand Opening of Shady Grove Farmers Market

May 3, Grand Opening of Shady Grove Farmers Market

The opening of the Shady Grove Farmers Market will feature local farmers, food trucks, artisan jewelry, BBQ, Seafood, Italian, cheeses, eggs, meats and more. Wednesday, May 3rd from 11am – 2pm at the Johns Hopkins Rockville Campus, 9601 Broschart Road, Rockville.
May 5, Tour the MoCo Recycling Center and Transfer Station

May 5, Tour the MoCo Recycling Center and Transfer Station

Learn about what is and isn’t accepted by the county for recycling, how it is sorted, where it goes, and what it becomes. Friday, May 5th from 11am – 12:30pm at the MoCo Recycling Center and Transfer Station, 16105 Frederick Rd, Derwood.
May 6, 3rd Annual Montgomery County Green Fest

May 6, 3rd Annual Montgomery County Green Fest

The 3rd annual Montgomery County GreenFest will feature music, films, speakers, exhibitors and workshops all focused on building community and improving our environment. Saturday, May 6th from 11am – 4pm at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, 506 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD.
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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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