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Montgomery County Food Council Visits American Diversity Group

On Friday, December 9th, the American Diversity Group (ADG) hosted a tour of its Silver Spring clinic site for the Montgomery County Food Council, County Councilmembers, and Councilmember staff. Our gracious host, Mayur Mody, provided attendees with the opportunity to learn more about ADG and the excellent work that it is doing in the community. ADG is a healthcare-focused group that empowers and increases healthcare access to underserved…

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The Food Council hosts the 4th Annual State Legislator Breakfast

On November 18th, the Montgomery County Food Council hosted our 4th Annual State Legislator Breakfast. We met with state representatives to talk about our 2022-23 Policy Priorities and discuss the key steps that can be taken in 2023 to improve our local food system. As we continue to learn and recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, it is vital to take advantage of the lessons learned about our food…

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Food Council Now Hiring: Equity and Community Engagement Coordinator

About: Montgomery County Food Council (MCFC) is the primary convener of businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and residents around food system issues in Montgomery County, connecting 2,000+ partners in education, advocacy, and collaboration building initiatives. Our work cultivates a more resilient, sustainable, and equitable local food system by enhancing food access for the 100,000+ residents at risk for hunger, expanding food education for residents, supporting County farms and food/beverage…

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Upcoming Events

Jan 24

Food System Advocacy Community Call

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Jan 27

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training

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feb 2-april 6

Beginning Farmer Training Course

10-week course, meeting every Thursday evening from 7:00pm-8:30pm from February 2 through April 6, 2023.

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Feb 2

Sustainability Collaborative Launch Meeting

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Feb 3

Montgomery County Grants Nonprofit Feedback Session

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Feb 13

Food Security Community Call

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Feb 16

Increased Local Food Procurement Policy Priority Working Group Launch

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Feb 23

6th ANNUAL MoCo Food Producer Forum, Thurs, Feb 23, 9:30-12:30 at Ag History Farm Park (with lunch!)

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Mar 7

Equitable & Affordable Land Access for Food Production Policy Priority Working Group Launch

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