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
Every other Monday, 1:00 to 2:00pm. Please register in advance.
May 18, 25, June 1
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.
Third Wednesday of each month, 9-10:30am via Zoom.
11AM-12:15PM - Tune in to learn more about food insecurity in the County and the County’s COVID-19 food assistance response.
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!
4th Tuesday of each month, 9:30-11am via Zoom.
11AM-12PM - Join us for a virtual training to learn best practices for recruiting and managing volunteers in your food assistance organization.
The first Tuesday of the month from 9:30AM-11AM via Zoom.
July 27th, Oct 26th
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.