The Food Council seeks to protect and improve the local environmental resources of Montgomery County related to agriculture and food, by collaborating with environmental stakeholders and policymakers to implement programs and policies that will promote sustainability in our food system.

Focus areas include:

  • Increasing regional food waste composting capacity
  • Supporting the establishment of community composting education sites and composting-related educational programs
  • Reducing food waste in Montgomery County
  • Increasing awareness of the benefits of plant-based diets
  • Increasing local, sustainable procurement

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Upcoming Events

Nov 30

Food Education Working Group Meeting

Last Wednesday of the month from 1:30PM - 3PM

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Dec 6

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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Dec 12

Food Security Community Call

Second Monday of each month, 1:00 to 2:30pm. Please register in advance.

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Dec 20

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

Third Tuesday of each month, 10-11:30am via Zoom.

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jan 12-14

2023 Future Harvest Conference

Future Harvest has gathered leaders in regional agriculture for our annual winter conference where farmers come together for expert-led sessions, networking, business and crop planning, trend forecasting, and more.

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