The activities of the Food Council are accomplished primarily through our Working Groups, led by Council Members and populated by concerned residents with a shared commitment to making a positive impact in our food system. These subcommittees develop and executive initiatives, support policies, and facilitate partnerships connected to their specific goals.

Anyone is invited to join the Working Groups, which meet more frequently and independently than the whole Food Council. Public participation in our working groups is essential for our success and we welcome all volunteers to join our effort.

Please contact info@mocofoodcouncil.com if you or your organization/business is interested in getting involved. Information on the mission, current projects, and meeting details is available on each Working Group page.

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Upcoming Events

Jun 16

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

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

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Jun 22

Food Education Working Group Meeting

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

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Jun 22

Introduction to Food Assistance Resources in Montgomery County

In the year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the food security landscape in Montgomery County has changed dramatically.

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Jun 24

Virtual Training: Data Privacy and Confidentiality Requirements for Food Assistance Providers

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Jun 28

Food Security Community Call

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

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July 27th, Oct 26th

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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Aug 3

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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