The Montgomery County Food Council is building a more equitable local food system through:
Local Farm to Food Bank Program Continues to Grow

The Montgomery County Farm to Food Bank program — a partnership between the Montgomery County Food Security Task Force, the Department of Health and Human Services, Manna Food Center, the Montgomery County Food Council, the Montgomery County Office of Agriculture, and the Greater Washington Community Foundation — has collectively invested and committed over $630,000 in local farms to support a sustained and resilient local food supply and provide…

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The 2022 Montgomery County Food & Beverage Guide Has Arrived!

The 2022 Food and Beverage Guide has arrived! This year’s Guide lists over 73 MoCo Made food and beverage producers and farmers, with products ranging from honey to craft beverages to artisanal meats and more. The Guide is available as a downloadable PDF and interactive searchable Guide. Print versions will be on stands soon at local retailers, breweries, farms, farmers markets, and anywhere MoCo Made products are sold. If…

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The Food Council is Recruiting for an AmeriCorps VISTA!

The Montgomery County Food Council is recruiting for an AmeriCorps VISTA. The VISTA would collaborate with the Food Council and its partners to implement anti-hunger strategies and support community leaders in identifying food-resource barriers and developing comprehensive plans to end hunger. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to by January 14th, 2021 with the subject line “VISTA Application.” Cover letters should include a summary of the…

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Upcoming Events

Jan 19

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

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

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Jan 25

Food Education Working Group Meeting

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

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Jan 26

Making the Case for Regional Food Systems

Are you an advocate or funder of regional food systems? Do you want to know more about RFS and “thinking regionally”?

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Feb 1

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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Feb 2-6

Healing Caucus Spaces for BIPOC and White Farm, Garden, Food, Land Educators

Healing Caucus Spaces for BIPOC and White Farm, Garden, Food, Land Educators.

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Feb 3

Data Collection and Reporting: A New Tool for Food Assistance Providers

In the fight against hunger, data collection plays a critical role in assessing need, identifying service gaps and deploying resources.

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Feb 14

Food Security Community Call

Second Monday of each month, 1:00 to 2:30pm. Please register in advance.

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Mar 5

Montgomery Youth Climate Summit

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will hold its first-ever Youth Climate Summit for high school students on Saturday, March 5, at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville.

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March 15-17

National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

Join thousands of your fellow anti-hunger advocates from across the country at the 2022 virtual National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference (AHPC), March 15-17.

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