The Food Council annually selects candidates to serve two-year terms on the 25-Member Montgomery County Food Council and/or its 9-Member Board of Directors.
Ideal Food Council and Board of Directors candidates live, work, or have a strong investment in Montgomery County and have the capacity to bring specific expertise, community relationships, and/or resources to support our initiatives.
Food Council Members also bring expertise in local food-related issues and represent a food system sector or community stakeholder partner.
The Food Council is committed to building a Council that reflects the diverse population of Montgomery County’s communities and encourages applications from people of color and members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.
The Food Council is firmly committed to a policy against discrimination based on age, sex, race, religious creed, sexual orientation, disability, or ethnic or national origin.
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.