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Button Farm Living History Center Tour Recap

On a sunny day in April, the Montgomery County Food Council’s Racial Equity Committee hosted an informative, guided tour of Button Farm Living History Center, Maryland’s only living history center depicting 19th century plantation life with Anthony Cohen, the President of the Menare Foundation. Button Farm sits on 40-acres, inside of Seneca Creek State Park in Germantown, Maryland and provides a safe and affirming space for people to…

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Climate Victory Gardens in Montgomery County Event at Brookside Gardens

Global political crises are causing rising fuel, fertilizer, and food costs, amidst an unabated climate crisis. To combat climate change, and be better prepared to weather the effects of supply chain disruptions and other major impacts, we must commit to creative solutions and new ways of doing things. One key strategy is local food production, which increases our resilience and contributes to food security in our community. On…

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County Executive & County Council Candidates Share Their Views on the County’s Food System

In anticipation of the Montgomery County Executive and County Council primary elections this summer, the Montgomery County Food Council invited all candidates to respond to a brief questionnaire on the County’s food system. A link to the online questionnaire was distributed to all candidates via email in April of 2022. Below, you will find links to the unedited candidate responses that were submitted to the Food Council as of…

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Upcoming Events

Jun 29

Food Education Working Group Meeting

Last Wednesday of the month from 1:30PM - 3PM

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Jul 11

Food Security Community Call

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

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Jul 12

Environmental Impact Working Group Meeting

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

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Jul 19

Food Economy Working Group Meeting

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

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Jul 28

MoCo Made Food and Beverage Expo

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

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aug 11-13

8th UMD EJ and Health Disparities Symposium

Please join the Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health (CEEJH) for the 2022 Environmental Justice and Health Disparities Symposium. 

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