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Woman-Owned MoCo Made Business Guide

During Women’s History Month, the Food Council is highlighting woman-owned MoCo Made businesses that are growing and producing delicious food and beverage products right here in our community, with the release of this “Woman-Owned MoCo Made Business Guide.” This guide features a diverse assortment of locally made and grown products, including baked goods, craft beverages, and farm fresh delights–dozens of options to support women every time you shop….

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ENCUESTA COMUNITARIA SOBRE ACCESSO ALIMENTARIO DURANTE COVID-19

El Consejo de Alimentos lanzó una breve encuesta COVID-19 Community Food Access de 8 preguntas que busca el aporte de los residentes para guiar las iniciativas de seguridad alimentaria del condado de Montgomery en 2021. Los comentarios de los residentes sobre cómo el Condado puede servir mejor a nuestras comunidades y mejorar el acceso a los alimentos durante y después de la pandemia COVID-19 es esencial para informar…

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Montgomery County COVID-19 Food Access Survey

January 22, 2021: The Food Council has launched a short, 8-question COVID-19 Community Food Access survey to collect input from residents that will guide the County’s food distribution plans in 2021. Residents’ feedback on how the County can best serve our communities and improve food access during and after the COVID-19 pandemic is essential to informing program implementation, policy development, and future funding priorities. (Información en Español) The…

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Upcoming Events

Jan 30-March 20

Master Gardeners: Free Gardening Presentations (Español)

Montgomery County Master Gardeners are offering three free gardening presentations in Spanish via Zoom!

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Mar 2

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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Mar 2

Sustainable Food Systems Lecture Series

The UMD AGNR Sustainable Food Systems Lecture Series is kicking off on Tuesday, March 2nd at 6:00 PM with "Building a Localized Waste-free Food System One Apply at a Time".

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Mar 6

The Art of the Seed Start

A SNEEK-PEEK AT HOW KOINER FARM STARTS ITS CROPS - AND TIPS FOR STARTING YOUR OWN SEEDLINGS AT HOME. SATURDAY, MARCH 6TH, 5:00-5:30PM ON ZOOM

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Mar 8

Food Security Community Call

Every other Monday, 1:00 to 2:00 or 2:30pm. Please register in advance.

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Mar 17

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

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

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Mar 22-23

Basic GAP Training

Register now for a Basic Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) training, open exclusively to Montgomery County farmers!

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Mar 23

Food Education Working Group Meeting

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

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Mar 25, Apr 1, Apr 8

Growing a Healthy Food System in a Pandemic World

Western Maryland Food Council presents "Growing a Healthy Food System in a Pandemic World" virtual conference, 1-3:30PM March 25th, April 1, April 8.

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April 27, 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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