The Food Council is Recruiting New Members

Join the Montgomery County Food Council

The application cycle for 2018-20 Food Council members is now open.

The Montgomery County Food Council is now accepting applications for new Council Members. Ideal candidates live, work, or have a strong investment in Montgomery County, have expertise in local food-related issues, represent a food system sector or community stakeholder group, and have a capacity to bring specific food system or community relationships and resources to the effort.

Those interested in applying to serve as a Food Council Member from January 2018 – December 2019 should submit a resume or C.V. and a personal statement explaining your interest in serving as a Food Council Member to by Friday, October 20, 2017.

We seek candidates who meet the following criteria:

Food Council Member Responsibilities:

The Food Council is committed to building a culturally diverse Council and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.

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


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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