Join Us For the FoodStat Launch!

Join Us For the FoodStat Launch!

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The Food Council Is Recruiting for an AmeriCorps Vista!

The Food Council Is Recruiting for an AmeriCorps Vista!

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The 2017-18 Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide Is Now Available!

The 2017-18 Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide Is Now Available!

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The Montgomery County Food Assistance Resource Directory is Now Available

The Montgomery County Food Assistance Resource Directory is Now Available

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Regional Events

April 28, Grow It Eat It Spring Open House

April 28, Grow It Eat It Spring Open House

Come join University of Maryland-Extension for fun, free event about growing anything edible! The event will be from 12-4pm with some programs starting earlier. Visit our garden, meet with our Master Gardener consultants, attend classes, demonstrations, tables of information, and visit our plant sale!
April 30, Dining with the Chefs

April 30, Dining with the Chefs

University of Maryland, Eastern Shore at the Universities at Shady Grove Campus Kitchens Project will host their bi-annual benefit, Dining with the Chefs, on April 30 at 6:00pm. The Hospitality and Tourism Management students will raise funds to continue helping local families who experience hunger.
May 1, FoodStat Launch

May 1, FoodStat Launch

Advocates, community leaders, policymakers and all who have an interest in creating solutions to reduce food insecurity are invited to join us on May 1 from 10am-12pm to learn about the new FoodStat website, a publicly accessible, interactive food security data analysis tool that will, for the first time, synthesize all relevant data available in order [...]
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The 2017-18 Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide Has Arrived!

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What is the Fiscal Impact of a Food Hub in Montgomery County?

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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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