Food is Opportunity Day

"What does food mean to you?" This is a question that we ask our new Council Members each year at our New Council Member Orientation. Answers often include "happiness" or "family gatherings" or "tradition." In thinking about what food means to our organization and our community, we developed another answer: food is opportunity. Having access to food creates the opportunity for improved learning for school-aged children, security for hard working parents, and a sense of dignity for those that ...
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Coming up on February 12: Food is Opportunity Day!

Food is Opportunity Day will be held in partnership with the Universities at Shady Grove on February 12th, 2019! This event provides a great opportunity for local food and beverage businesses and farms to sample their product to retail, wholesale, and institutional buyers, build connections and new relationships with buyers and students, and network with other local food and beverage producers. The event will also feature educational panels to showcase the diverse career paths within the local f...
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Shop #MoCoMade this Holiday Season!

Looking for the perfect present for your chocoholic best friend, a locally made bottle of wine to gift to a holiday party host, or a stocking stuffer for the foodie in your life? Look no further than the Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide! Featuring over 60 locally made food and beverage products and MoCo farms, the 2018-2019 Food and Beverage Guide offers plenty of holiday gift ideas! Support local food businesses and give #MoCoMade this holiday season! Also, visit the Montgomery County ...
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Meet the Makers: Bee America

The Montgomery County Food Council is launching a Meet the Makers series in which we highlight the people, products, and produce featured in the 2017-18 edition of the Food and Beverage Guide. From beer to chocolates to apples to hot sauce, supporting local producers has never been tastier! Get to know the neighbors proudly bringing you MoCo Made products in their own words: (more…)
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Meet the Makers: Dress It Up Dressing, Puree Artisan Juice Bar and Seedy Nutty

The Montgomery County Food Council is launching a Meet the Makers series in which we highlight the people, products, and produce featured in the 2017-18 edition of the Food and Beverage Guide. From beer to chocolates to apples to hot sauce, supporting local producers has never been tastier! Get to know the neighbors proudly bringing you MoCo Made products in their own words: (more…)
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Discover Local Food and Beverage Products in the Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide

We are thrilled and honored to announce the launch of The 2017-18 Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide! This second edition of the Guide highlights the diverse array of food and beverages produced by farms and kitchens located in our County or made by businesses headquartered here. (more…)
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Introducing the Meet the Makers Series

The Montgomery County Food Council is launching a Meet the Makers series in which we highlight the people, products, and produce featured in the 2017-18 edition of the Food and Beverage Guide. From beer to chocolates to apples to hot sauce, supporting local producers has never been tastier! Get to know the neighbors proudly bringing you MoCo Made products in their own words: (more…)
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