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

Build Capacity

Upcoming Events

Jan 25

Biweekly COVID-19 Community Call

Every other Monday, 1:00 to 2:00 or 2:30pm. Please register in advance.

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Jan 26-Oct 26

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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Feb 9

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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Feb 23

Food Education Working Group Meeting

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

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Feb 24

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

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

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