The Montgomery County Food Council is an active participant in urban and rural policy and process change. Our advocacy efforts lead the way to a more healthful and sustainable community by bringing together a diversity of nonprofit and community based organizations, businesses, government agencies, and residents in a coordinated effort to address the broad range of food system-related issues in our region.

Our policy initiatives are led by our Policy Committee, which considers issues and facilitates the decision-making and establishment of policy positions on behalf of the Food Council. This standing committee is entrusted to make decisions that will represent the mission and vision of the Montgomery County Food Council  on public policy issues that influence the Montgomery County food system.

Upcoming Events

May 17

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

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

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May 24

Food Education Working Group Meeting

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

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May 24

Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Mental Health & Homelessness

Shepherd’s Table is hosting a Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Mental Health & Homelessness on Tuesday, May 24th at 7pm at the Silver Spring Civic Building.

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Jun 7

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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Jun 13

Food Security Community Call

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

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Jul 28

MoCo Made Food and Beverage Expo

Save the date: Thursday, July 28th, 11am-3pm

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