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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September 24 and October 1, Food Security Virtual Training Series: Food Assistance Resources (English & Español)

September 24 and October 1, Food Security Virtual Training Series: Food Assistance Resources (English & Español)
This session will provide attendees with an overview of food insecurity in Montgomery County and the County’s COVID-19 food assistance response. Information will be provided about resources developed by the Food Council and our partners to assist residents in quickly and efficiently accessing food, such as the Online Food Assistance Resource Directory, Food Assistance Referral […]
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September 29, Biweekly COVID-19 Community Call

September 29, Biweekly COVID-19 Community Call
Please note, our next call will take place on Tuesday, 9/29, 1:00-2:30PM. We have rescheduled this so as not to conflict with the Yom Kippur holiday, for those who will be observing it. Our early October call will take place on Tuesday October 13th, 1:00-2:30pm. Registration link will be available soon. Register in advance for […]
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October 8, Food Security Virtual Training Series: SNAP 101 (English & Español)

October 8, Food Security Virtual Training Series: SNAP 101 (English & Español)
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (also known as “SNAP” or Food Stamps), is a federal nutrition benefits program that provides any qualifying US resident with a stipend every month to purchase food for themselves and their families. This session will provide an overview of the SNAP program, eligibility requirements, details of allowed purchases, as well […]
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October 14, Food Justice is Racial Justice Meeting

October 14, Food Justice is Racial Justice Meeting
How can we shift power in our communities to create a more just food system? What community capital and resources can help us create systemic change in the ways we grow, prepare and eat food? Join the National Farm to School Network for a virtual Movement Meeting on Wednesday, October 14th from 1-3pm ET, featuring Karen Washington, food justice activist, for […]
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November 5, Food Security Virtual Training Series: Nutrition Standards

November 5, Food Security Virtual Training Series: Nutrition Standards
The relationship between good nutrition and positive long term health outcomes is clear. Food insecurity (including the consumption of food containing “empty calories”) leads to increased risk of obesity, high blood pressure and hypertension in adults, as well as depression and inability to focus in children and youth. This session will explore strategies that food […]
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