Food Council Now Hiring: Digital Media Intern

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The Montgomery County Food Council (MCFC) is an independent nonprofit that is leading the way to a more healthful and sustainable community by connecting stakeholders in a collaborative effort to address the broad range of issues connected to the food system in Montgomery County. The activities of the Food Council are accomplished primarily through our Working Groups, led by Council Members and populated by concerned residents with a shared commitment to making a positive impact in our food syst...
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Introducing the Meet the Makers Series

The Montgomery County Food Council is launching a Meet the Makers series in which we highlight the people, products, and produce featured in the 2017-18 edition of the Food and Beverage Guide. From beer to chocolates to apples to hot sauce, supporting local producers has never been tastier! Get to know the neighbors proudly bringing you MoCo Made products in their own words: (more…)
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The Food Council is Recruiting New Members

Join the Montgomery County Food Council The application cycle for 2018-20 Food Council members is now open. The Montgomery County Food Council is now accepting applications for new Council Members. Ideal candidates live, work, or have a strong investment in Montgomery County, have expertise in local food-related issues, represent a food system sector or community stakeholder group, and have a capacity to bring specific food system or community relationships and resources to the effort....
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Food Council to Create Food Literacy Resource Guide

A primary goal of the Food Council's Food Literacy Working Group (FLWG) is to increase County residents' access to healthy cooking, nutrition, and food safety education and resources. As part of that mission, our FLWG is currently creating a comprehensive “Food Literacy Resource Guide” which will more effectively connect County residents who seek to improve their culinary skills and/or knowledge of nutrition and food safety with the local organizations that provide these services. In addition, w...
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Register for the 2017 Food and Beverage Guide and Join the MoCo Made Movement

We are gearing up to launch the 2017 Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide, which will be bigger and better than ever before! The first edition of the Guide, which was published in September 2016, was a first-of-its kind Montgomery County resource featuring packaged goods, beverages, desserts and confections created by food and beverage artisans located or headquartered in Montgomery County. The enhanced 2017 Guide will include farms in Montgomery County and will feature an expanded list of ...
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