The Montgomery County Food Council is building a more equitable local food system through:
The Food Council is Recruiting New Council and Board of Directors Members

The Montgomery County Food Council is now accepting applications for new Council and Board of Directors Members. The Food Council annually selects candidates to serve two-year terms on the 25-Member Montgomery County Food Council and/or its 9-Member Board of Directors. Food Council Members serve in a volunteer capacity to guide the work of our four Working Groups and Policy Committee, serving as subject-matter experts and representatives of the…

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MoCo Made Day: September 19th, 2021

We are hosting MoCo Made at Bethesda Central Farm Market on Sunday, September 19th from 9-1:30PM to promote the amazing MoCo Made producers in our community. MoCo Made farms and vendors sell at the market on a weekly basis, and five will be in attendance for our MoCo Made Day. Come out and sample craft beverages, sweet treats, and unique pantry staples from the five MoCo Made businesses. Learn more below or head…

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MoCo Made Program Registration Now Open: Member Testimonies

The MoCo Made Brand was created by the Food Council in partnership with the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation in the Fall of 2017. The MoCo Made initiative offers educational and business development resources and support to local farms and food and beverage producers, and increases the visibility and awareness of the diverse products made and grown here in Montgomery County. Today, 84 food and beverage businesses participate…

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Upcoming Events

Sep 18

East County Hub Food Expo and Community Connections

East County Hub Food Expo and Community Connections Event scheduled for Saturday, September 18th from 10am-1pm.

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Sep 19

MoCo Made Day

MoCo Made at Bethesda Central Farm Market on Sunday, September 19th from 9-1:30PM.

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Sept 20-22

Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future: National Forum for Food Policy Councils

The Power of Food: Cultivating Equitable Policy Through Collective Action

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Sep 20

The Child Tax Credit – Ensuring Successful and Equitable Implementation

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Sep 27

Food Security Community Call

Every other Monday, 1:00 to 2:00pm. Please register in advance.

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Sep 28

Food Education Working Group Meeting

4th Tuesday of each month, 9:30-11am via Zoom.

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Sep 28

No Kid Hungry: Helping Eligible Families Get the Child Tax Credit (CTC)

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Sep 28

No Kid Hungry: Helping Eligible Families Get the Child Tax Credit (CTC)

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Oct 5

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

The first Tuesday of the month from 9:30AM-11AM via Zoom.

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Oct 5

Introduction to Food Assistance Resources in Montgomery County

Introduction to Food Assistance Resources in Montgomery County: Tuesday, October 5, 2021, 11:00am-12:00pm

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Oct 20

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

Third Wednesday of each month, 9-10:30am via Zoom.

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Oct 26th, Nov 23rd

Gardening Grant Showcase

The Food Education Working Group (FEdWG) would like to cordially invite you to our Gardening Grant showcase that we will be taking place over the course of four (4) FEdWG meetings in 2021.

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