Words from our Community: The Impact of COVID-19

Since early 2019, the Food Council has been facilitating and supporting a quarterly meeting of a Food Security Community Advisory Board (FSCAB), in which members are invited to share their experiences of food insecurity and their thoughts and perspectives on the County’s Food Security Plan, in addition to learning community engagement and advocacy skills which will be used to develop policies and action items that will guide the implementation of the Plan’s recommendations by the Food Coun...
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COVID-19: Food Education Resources

In light of the current stay-at-home orders related to COVID-19, many Montgomery County food educators have created new online programming to help residents eat well and stay active while at home. The Montgomery County Food Council has compiled a list of the food education and health education resources that are currently available online to help County residents stay healthy and safe during COVID-19. Our sincere thanks go to our many food and health education partners for adapting their program...
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Montgomery County Food Access Grant Program

Montgomery County will begin accepting applications for its Food Access Grant Program at 10am on Monday, May 4th. The Food Access Grant funding will be used to provide food assistance to hard-to-reach communities in Montgomery County during the response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Non-profit organizations can apply for up to $75,000. Applications for the grants are due by noon on Friday, May 8th and funds will be distributed beginning Tuesday, May 12th. All materials are avai...
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COVID-19: Recursos y sistemas locales de alimentos y comida 

COVID-19: RECURSOS DE ASISTENCIA DE COMIDA DEL CONDADO DE MONTGOMERY Otros recursos de Comida durante COVID-19 Busque Recursos de Comida Cerca de Usted Para asistencia alimentaria en Espanol, llame al Centro de Llamadas de Acceso a los Alimentos al 311. Recursos de Beneficios SNAP: Todos los centros de inscripción a SNAP del condado están cerrados al público. Para cualquier asistencia, Usted puede llamar al 240-777-1003. Línea Directa de Maryland Hunger Solutions ...
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COVID-19: Local Food System Resources

Please find below relevant information about food assistance resources, and opportunities for individuals and organizations to support community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional details can be found in English and Spanish on the Montgomery County Government's COVID-19 Food Resources Information Portal.  (Información en Español) Click on the links below to jump to each page: Resources for Community Partners Resources for Food Businesses and Farms How to Help ...
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Montgomery County Food System COVID-19 Response

The Food Council shares the deep concerns of the community for the health and vitality of our residents, particularly the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our most vulnerable neighbors, and has included below relevant information about food assistance resources, and opportunities for individuals and organizations to support community needs. Food System Community Response Over 60,000 residents of Montgomery County are at risk for hunger each day, and their food access challenges are only exac...
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