Community Food Rescue’s Matching Tool Goes Mobile!

Picture this: you are a busy chef getting ready for this evening’s dinner service and see that you have unsold food to donate in the refrigerator. You are a farmer surveying your fields and know that the bumper crop of fresh lettuce is more than you will sell this week. You are a caterer on site setting up for a wedding and your client asks you to donate the leftovers. Now you can schedule a food run on the fly with Community Food Rescue’s free matching tool, using its new mobile app for And...
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Butternut Squash, Apple, and Turnip Rum Cake

" "Our commitment to buying locally, not only ensures that produce and fruits are fresh, usually from field/farm to table, but makes a positive impact on small business owners and farmers. Buying locally also supports food workers (producers, processors and distributors) who add to our local community sustainability and success. This project also provided an opportunity for our team members to bond while shopping, testing/tasting, baking the final recipe, and serving this cake to members ...
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Its Farmer’s Market Season!

Farm Market season is upon us and we encourage you to shop at your local markets regularly to support local businesses, food producers, and farmers. Although not all of the products sold are sourced directly from Montgomery County, it's still an important way to support local agriculture and the local food system. Below is a partial list of Farmers Markets in the area and their season opening dates. For more information, explore this full list of Montgomery County Farmers Markets from Montgom...
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New Council Members!

We are pleased to announce that nine new members have been selected to join the Food Council. The new members broadly represent the food system both substantively and geographically, and include a farmer, nutritionist, physician, journalist, and representatives of local government, non-profits, and business; their two-year terms began in January 2016. The new members are: Viviana Castro-Fox Family Services Inc, Residential Advocate Sharon Feuer Gruber Co-Founder, Food Works Group Marcia ...
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