COVID-19: Food System Resources

COVID-19: Food System Resources

Food Assistance, Volunteer Opportunities, and More

Register for Our Food Security Virtual Training Series

Register for Our Food Security Virtual Training Series

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COVID-19 Recursos y sistemas locales de alimentos y comida

COVID-19 Recursos y sistemas locales de alimentos y comida

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About the Food Council

The Montgomery County Food Council is an independent nonprofit organization, formed and led by individual community members and representatives of local businesses, government, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions that broadly represent the food system both substantively and geographically.

We bring together a diverse representation of stakeholders to improve the environmental, economic, social, and nutritional health of Montgomery County, Maryland through the creation of a robust, sustainable, equitable local food system.

The backbone of our work is our four Working Groups: Food Recovery and Access, Food Economy, Food Education, and Environmental Impact.

Join one of our Working Groups to get involved!

 

Regional Events

September 22 – October 27, Celebracion Del Mes De La Herencia Hispana (Español)

September 22 – October 27, Celebracion Del Mes De La Herencia Hispana (Español)

Suburban Hospital is sponsoring a free virtual cooking and exercise series, in Spanish (Español). Cook, Move & Learn Series– Starts September 22nd at 6:30 pm/Cocina, Muévete, y Aprende – Empieza el 22 de septiembre a las 6:30 pm Participants can join one class or all six. Visit the registration page to learn more!
September 23 and 30, Food Security Virtual Training Series: ServSafe Training

September 23 and 30, Food Security Virtual Training Series: ServSafe Training

This course, presented in partnership with Capital Area Food Bank and the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and Food Moves Us Forward, is designed for food assistance providers and food partners that are cooking, packaging, packing, delivering, distributing and/or discarding all types of foods, but especially for county food partners with licensed […]
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COVID-19: Supporting MoCo Made Businesses

COVID-19: Local Food System Resources

COVID-19: Recursos y sistemas locales de alimentos y comida 

Our Volunteers

Michelle Nelson, Montgomery Parks Food Literacy Working Group “We are building capacity around agriculture, food waste, nutrition, cooking, education, and much more. Having multiple experts in the room, allows for greater impact and more cross sectional work to be conducted.”
Kim Goddu, Bethesda Green Environmental Impact Working Group Member “The Environmental Impact Working Group has the chance to work on some the Counties most pressing food issues such as food waste and composting.”
Christie Balch, Crossroads Community Food Network Food Recovery and Access Working Group Member “We have a critical mission to increase healthy food access for those who need it most–an issue I am passionate about. FRAWG’s work is critical to the health of our residents.”
Susan Callahan, Hospitality and Tourism Management Program at the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore at the Universities at Shady Grove Food Economy Working Group Member  “We have the opportunity to focus on the chefs, farmers and food producers in our county. We want to convey to the county who those hard working people are and […]
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