The Montgomery County Food Council is building a more equitable local food system through:
Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI)-Owned MoCo Made Business Spotlight

May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, and the Food Council is excited to highlight two MoCo Made AAPI-owned businesses, Sarah’s Handmade Ice cream & Treats and Cinnamon Tree Organics. Read on to learn more about the sweet and spicy treats being made by these local AAPI-owned food artisans right here in Montgomery County!  Sarah’s Handmade Ice Cream & Treats makes small batch, all-natural ice cream using local-whenever-possible ingredients…

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Food System Spotlights!

The Montgomery County Food Council is excited to announce our “Food System Spotlights”, inviting you to share your appreciation for the people and organizations (including nonprofits, faith communities, for-profit businesses, food assistance providers, and individuals) engaged in food system initiatives in our community. Please help us tell the story of these partner’s contributions to our shared mission in any of the following areas: Increasing food justice and access…

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Join Our Team!

Are you a self-motivated, passionate, and team-oriented individual dedicated to leading work that will cultivate a more robust, sustainable, and equitable food system? If so, the Montgomery County (MD) Food Council would like to hear from you! To express your interest in formally connecting with our work, please submit a resume and statement of interest that describes your skills and strengths, experiences relevant to our mission, and details…

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Upcoming Events

May 13

SNAP 201: How Federal and State Policy Changes Affect SNAP Recipients

May 13, 2021 11:00AM-12:00PM: SNAP 201: How Federal and State Policy Changes Affect SNAP Recipients.

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May 17

Food Security Community Call

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

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May 19

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

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

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May 19

Food Assistance Resources in Montgomery County with the Montgomery County Food Council

11AM-12:15PM - Tune in to learn more about food insecurity in the County and the County’s COVID-19 food assistance response.

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May 25

Food Education Working Group Meeting

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

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May 25

Creating A Thriving Volunteer Team: Best Practices for Effective Recruitment, Management, and Retention in a Food Assistance Organization

11AM-12PM - Join us for a virtual training to learn best practices for recruiting and managing volunteers in your food assistance organization.

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Jun 1

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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July 27th, Oct 26th

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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