Privacy Policy

This site is owned and operated by the Montgomery County Food Council. Your privacy is important to us, and we want to make your experience on our website informative, enjoyable, and safe. This policy outlines what information is collected by visitors to our website and how that information is used.

Generally, you can visit the Montgomery County Food Council website without revealing any information about yourself. Our web servers collect aggregate visitor information primarily through Google Analytics, such as the number of visits our site receives, the average time spent on the site, the pages viewed, etc. We collect this data anonymously to measure our reach and to help us improve the site.

You may choose to provide personal information to the Montgomery County Food Council through our website when making a donation, registering for meetings or events or purchasing merchandise. In these instances, the Montgomery County Food Council uses encryption software to keep your personal information, including credit card numbers, secure. The information provided is used to process your request. Online donors will be added to the Montgomery County Food Council’s donor database and may occasionally be contacted by e-mail. You may choose not to receive such information in the manner described above by simply notifying us directly at info@mocofoodcouncil.org. It is our policy not to share any information about an individual to a third party.

Any information you choose to provide to us in an email, through a Google Form, through MailChimp, or through Zoom may not be secure and is used only to process your request.

The Montgomery County Food Council’s web site may include links to other sites. We are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of other sites.

The Montgomery County Food Council’s website may use “cookies” and similar means to collect aggregate statistical information that does not identify any individual person. We may use or disclose aggregate information for any purpose. Cookies are used to recognize visitor preferences, and temporarily store session information and past activity at our site. You may choose to decline cookies.

Our privacy policy is subject to change without notice. Please visit this page for any updates. Thank you.

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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