COVID-19: Food Assistance Provider Resources

Please see the Food Council’s Food Assistance Provider Tracking Document for the most updated list of COVID-19 procedures and provider needs. Please update your entry on a weekly basis by sending an email to Amanda Nesher (anesher@mocofoodcouncil)  Financial Resources  No Kid Hungry emergency grant to provide nutritious food to kids Expensify SNAP reimbursement up to $50  Thrive Market relief fund (up to $150 per family in need, also they can coordinate the delivering of grocerie...
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Support Your Local Farmer: Join a MoCo Made CSA Program!

Do you and your family love healthy, seasonal produce? Are you interested in supporting your local agricultural community and food system? Then a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program might be a great option for you! Multiple MoCo Made farms offer CSA programs, with options for on-farm pickup, farmers market pickup, and other convenient, affordable ways to get a WEEKLY supply of delicious, fresh local vegetables and herbs! Common Root Farm About: Common Root Farm is a certi...
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COVID-19: Recursos y sistemas locales de alimentos y comida 

Translation Courtesy of the Office of Councilmember Nancy Navarro Adjunto a este menaje encontrará información relevante de recursos y programas de asistencia disponibles de comida y alimentos; también oportunidades para personas y organizaciones interesados en apoyar esfuerzos comunitarios durante la emergencia del COVID-19. Acceso a alimentos: La División de alimentos y nutrición de las escuelas públicas del condado actualmente está proveyendo comidas proporcionadas gratuitamente a ...
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COVID-19: Supporting MoCo Made Businesses

Several MoCo Made businesses have shifted to online ordering, delivery/pick-up services, and reduced-rate shipping in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. When shopping for food and other supplies, consider buying from local businesses whenever possible. Local restaurants often sell gift cards online that can be purchased now and used to dine out or as a gift at a later date. Current offers are included below: CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT JOINING A MOCO MADE CSA PROGRAM.  AMAC Foods: Buy 3+...
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COVID-19: Local Food System Resources

Please find below relevant information about food assistance resources, and opportunities for individuals and organizations to support community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. (SPANISH LANGUAGE VERSION, Courtesy of the Office of Councilmember Nancy Navarro) Click on the links below to jump to each section or page: Food Assistance Provider Resources Food Access Resources Student Resources Senior Resources Volunteer Opportunities Business Resources Farmer Resour...
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Montgomery County Food System COVID-19 Response

The Food Council shares the deep concerns of the community for the health and vitality of our residents, particularly the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our most vulnerable neighbors, and has included below relevant information about food assistance resources, and opportunities for individuals and organizations to support community needs. Food System Community Response Over 60,000 residents of Montgomery County are at risk for hunger each day, and their food access challenges are only exac...
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2020 Policy and Programs Recommendations

These recommendations are intended to serve as a guide for Countywide food system advocacy efforts in 2020. The Food Council’s 2020 initiatives will be driven and informed by these priorities, and we share them to serve as a guiding resource to foster systems-based, collaborative strategies for all policymakers, community advocates, and local leaders in the coming year. These recommendations synthesize the findings from the Food Council’s 2019 initiatives, through which we gathered community ...
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