As a non-profit organization, the Food Council depends on the support of community members and organizations to achieve our mission. To contribute to our efforts to increase access to healthy food in our communities, support the reduction of food waste, and build a local, more sustainable food system, please make a tax-deductible donation here.

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Checks made payable to the Montgomery County Food Council can be mailed to:

Montgomery County Food Council
4825 Cordell Avenue, Suite 204
Bethesda, MD 20814

Just $50…

Facilitates a listening session with underserved residents to better understand the challenges they face in accessing healthy food
Supports our development of state and local policy positions on issues related to food security, composting initiatives, our local food and beverage sector, etc.

Just $100…

Supports screenings for food insecurity and making referrals to food assistance
Funds a collaboration with a local farm to glean and donate fresh produce

Just $250…

Goes towards creating resources to highlight local farms and food and beverage products

Upcoming Events

May 17

Food Security Community Call

Every other Monday, 1:00 to 2:00pm. Please register in advance.

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May 18, 25, June 1

Spring Speakers Series

The Montgomery County Planning Department would like to extend a special invitation to you, your organization, clients, and/or stakeholders to attend the 2021 Spring Speakers Series starting Tuesday, May 18th from 6-8PM.

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May 19

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

Third Wednesday of each month, 9-10:30am via Zoom.

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May 19

Food Assistance Resources in Montgomery County with the Montgomery County Food Council

11AM-12:15PM - Tune in to learn more about food insecurity in the County and the County’s COVID-19 food assistance response.

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May 23

One Acre Farm: Spring Farm Tour

Come out to One Acre Farm to meet Farmer Mike, the team, and learn about how One Acre Farm grows veggies and maintains (and improves) the health and resilience of the farm's soil!

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May 25

Food Education Working Group Meeting

4th Tuesday of each month, 9:30-11am via Zoom.

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May 25

Creating A Thriving Volunteer Team: Best Practices for Effective Recruitment, Management, and Retention in a Food Assistance Organization

11AM-12PM - Join us for a virtual training to learn best practices for recruiting and managing volunteers in your food assistance organization.

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Jun 1

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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July 27th, Oct 26th

Gardening Grant Showcase

The Food Education Working Group (FEdWG) would like to cordially invite you to our Gardening Grant showcase that we will be taking place over the course of four (4) FEdWG meetings in 2021.

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