The Montgomery County Food Council is building a more equitable local food system through:
Food Council Now Hiring: Policy and Equity Initiatives Coordinator

About: Montgomery County Food Council (MCFC) is the primary convener of businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and residents around food system issues in Montgomery County, connecting 2,000+ partners in education, advocacy, and collaboration building initiatives. Our work cultivates a more resilient, sustainable, and equitable local food system by enhancing food access for the 100,000+ residents at risk for hunger, expanding food education for residents, supporting County farms and food/beverage…

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Three Year Strategic Plan 2022-2025

The Montgomery County Food Council is in the final stages of developing our first Strategic Plan, and we’d love your input! Please review our draft plan here and provide anonymous feedback using this Google Form. Feedback will be accepted until Wednesday, 8/24. Thank you for your help in creating a more equitable, resilient and sustainable local food system!                 ‘

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The Food Council is Recruiting New Council & 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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Upcoming Events

aug 11-13

8th UMD EJ and Health Disparities Symposium

Please join the Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) for the 2022 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium. 

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Aug 11

Power in the Park

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Aug 16

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

Third Tuesday of each month, 10-11:30am via Zoom.

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Aug 18

Summer Series Event at Koiner Farm

The Montgomery County Food Council will be at Koiner Farm on August 18th from 5-7PM to share information about local food assistance programs.

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Aug 18

Gardening Sub-Committee: White Oak Garden Tour

Join us as we tour the White Oak Garden!

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Sep 6

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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Sep 12

Food Security Community Call

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

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Sep 14

Grow with Us Gardening Talks

Each month, HarvestShare offers a gardening talk to help you, our growing community, be better gardeners.

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Sep 28

Food Education Working Group Meeting

Last Wednesday of the month from 1:30PM - 3PM

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