Food Security Community Advisory Board

Since early 2019, the Food Council has been coordinating and facilitating a Food Security Community Advisory Board, in which members are invited to share their experiences of food insecurity and their thoughts and perspectives on the County's Food Security Plan, in addition to learning community engagement and advocacy skills which will be used to develop policies and action items that will guide the implementation of the Plan's recommendations by the Food Council and its partners.   ...
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2019-2020 Food and Beverage Guide Sponsorship

Are you or your business interested in placing an ad in our 2019-2020 Food and Beverage Guide? If so, we invite you to be a sponsor!   2019’s Guide: Even bigger and better than last year! The MoCo Made Program has gained considerable traction and visibility since its launch in 2017. In 2018 and 2019, we distributed “MoCo Made” signage and nearly 2,500 copies of the 2018 Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide to approximately 20 business locations throughout the County. The Food and Beverage...
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2019-2020 MoCo Made Registration

Registration for our MoCo Made program and the 2019-2020 Food and Beverage Guide is now open. 2019’s Guide: Even bigger and better than last year! The MoCo Made Program has gained considerable traction and visibility since its launch in 2017. In 2019 and beyond, the Food Council is building on the brand’s momentum to expand its scope and impact. These expansion initiatives include additional resources to (1) facilitate market linkages between producers and retail, wholesale, and institutional ...
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Food Literacy Assessment

The Food Council is proud to present the Food Literacy Assessment which was conducted by our Food Education Working Group (FEdWG) to better understand the landscape of existing food literacy resources in Montgomery County, and to identify gaps in resources and barriers to providing and/or accessing services. For purposes of this assessment, the FEdWG researched educational resources in gardening and agriculture, food safety, nutrition, cooking/shopping for/preparing food, and waste avoidance. Th...
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Board of Directors

The Food Council Nominating Committee selects and appoints nine representatives for one- and two-year long terms as Montgomery County Food Council Board Members. Board Members are responsible for: Safeguarding the Council’s mission and ensure the stability of the organization Developing and recommending the Council’s direction and objectives by developing strategic priorities and long-term plans for Council approval Developing an annual budget and operating plans for presentation to ...
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