Many of our neighbors are deeply entrenched in poverty, and over 60,000 of them are unsure of where or when they will get their next meal. The Montgomery County Food Security Plan was released in 2017, and serves as the blueprint for how every local business, nonprofit, government agency and resident can contribute to ensuring all County residents have access to sufficient, nutritious food.

 

Our network includes more than 75 food assistance organizations and hundreds of food security stakeholders who convene on a bi-weekly basis to share best practices, resources and community needs.  The Food Council regularly leads conversations among representatives of local and state government agencies, nonprofit partners, and community members, to identify opportunities to reduce food insecurity in Montgomery County.

Resources for Residents Seeking Food Resources for Food Assistance Providers

Upcoming Events

Nov 2- Dec 21

Fresh Conversations

Discuss current nutrition and health topics and discover new ways to be active.

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Nov 26-Dec 4

November 26-December 4, SupportMoCo2020 Fundraiser

Support the Food Council and Cornerstone Montgomery when you shop local this holiday season!

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Nov 30 & Dec 9th

November 30 & December 9th: SNAP Trainings

Upcoming Virtual Trainings on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) co-hosted by Maryland Hunger Solutions and Montgomery County Food Council.

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Dec 1

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

Tuesday, 12/1 from 9:30-11am.

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Dec 7

Biweekly COVID-19 Community Call

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

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Dec 8

December 8th, Gift Outside the Box Virtual Event

Learn more about buying local this holiday season!

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Dec 9-10

CYBERAG SYMPOSIUM

Join leaders in both agriculture and cybersecurity at the intersection of these two industries to explore emerging opportunities presented by the rise of agtech.

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Dec 16

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

3rd Wednesday of Every Month. The next meeting will be held on December 16th, 9-10:30am.

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