The Food Council is Currently Accepting Applications for New Members

Join the Montgomery County Food Council The application cycle for 2019-21 Food Council members is now open. The Montgomery County Food Council is now accepting applications for new Council Members. Ideal candidates live, work, or have a strong investment in Montgomery County, have expertise in local food-related issues, represent a food system sector or community stakeholder partner and/or have a capacity to bring specific food system expertise, community relationships and/or resourc...
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Updated Food Assistance Resource Directory is Coming Soon

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be included in the Food Council’s 2018 Food Assistance Resource Directory!  Deadline – October 5th, 2018 As many of you are aware, the Montgomery County Food Council has put together a Food Assistance Resource Directory in order to more effectively connect residents who need food assistance with those organizations in our County that provide it, as well as create stronger connectivity between food assistance providers themselves. Since its completion in ...
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Food Council and Dawson’s Celebrate MoCo Producers at Meet the Locals

The Montgomery County Food Council was thrilled to partner with Dawson’s Market on November 14th for a special Meet the Locals event to share The 2017-18 Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide and MoCo Made logo. The second annual Food and Beverage Guide showcases the diverse array of food and beverages produced in farms and kitchens located in Montgomery County, or by businesses headquartered here. The 2017-18 Guide formally launches the new MoCo Made brand, created in partnership with the M...
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Find Food Assistance Providers Near You in the Montgomery County Food Assistance Resource Directory

Click here to view and download The 2017 Montgomery County Food Assistance Resource Directory Click here to view and download The Spanish Language Montgomery County Food Assistance Resource Directory The Food Assistance Resource Directory is currently being updated for 2018. The deadline to register is September 15th, 2018. Please follow the steps below to be included in this great Montgomery County resource: If your organization is currently included in the Directory, please ...
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Food Council Members Visit Partners in the Community

Montgomery County Food Council Members, Working Group Members and staff recently had the opportunity to visit two partners who are doing fantastic food system work in the County: the Takoma Park Silver Spring Community Kitchen and Koiner Farm. Takoma Park Silver Spring Community Kitchen On a quiet, leafy, residential street just steps from downtown Takoma Park, Food Council partner Crossroads Community Food Network recently opened the Takoma Park Silver Spring Community Kitchen. This 1,120-squ...
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Meet the Makers: Bee America

The Montgomery County Food Council is launching a Meet the Makers series in which we highlight the people, products, and produce featured in the 2017-18 edition of the Food and Beverage Guide. From beer to chocolates to apples to hot sauce, supporting local producers has never been tastier! Get to know the neighbors proudly bringing you MoCo Made products in their own words: (more…)
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