Local Farm to Food Bank Program Continues to Grow

The Montgomery County Farm to Food Bank program — a partnership between the Montgomery County Food Security Task Force, the Department of Health and Human Services, Manna Food Center, the Montgomery County Food Council, the Montgomery County Office of Agriculture, and the Greater Washington Community Foundation — has collectively invested and committed over $630,000 in local farms to support a sustained and resilient local food supply and provide more nutritious and culturally diverse produce to residents who experience hunger. Since July of 2020, over 112,235 lbs of fresh, locally produced food has been purchased or donated to over 30 food assistance providers, creating over 90,000 meals for the Montgomery County community. Learn more about this innovative program here.
Please contact info@mocofoodcouncil.org with questions.

Upcoming Events

Jan 19

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

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

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Jan 25

Food Education Working Group Meeting

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

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Jan 26

Making the Case for Regional Food Systems

Are you an advocate or funder of regional food systems? Do you want to know more about RFS and “thinking regionally”?

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Feb 1

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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Feb 2-6

Healing Caucus Spaces for BIPOC and White Farm, Garden, Food, Land Educators

Healing Caucus Spaces for BIPOC and White Farm, Garden, Food, Land Educators.

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Feb 3

Data Collection and Reporting: A New Tool for Food Assistance Providers

In the fight against hunger, data collection plays a critical role in assessing need, identifying service gaps and deploying resources.

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Feb 14

Food Security Community Call

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

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Mar 5

Montgomery Youth Climate Summit

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will hold its first-ever Youth Climate Summit for high school students on Saturday, March 5, at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville.

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March 15-17

National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

Join thousands of your fellow anti-hunger advocates from across the country at the 2022 virtual National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference (AHPC), March 15-17.

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