Food Council and Dawson’s Celebrate MoCo Producers at Meet the Locals

The Montgomery County Food Council was thrilled to partner with Dawson’s Market on November 14th for a special Meet the Locals event to share The 2017-18 Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide and MoCo Made logo. The second annual Food and Beverage Guide showcases the diverse array of food and beverages produced in farms and kitchens located in Montgomery County, or by businesses headquartered here. The 2017-18 Guide formally launches the new MoCo Made brand, created in partnership with the M...
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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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The 2017-18 Montgomery County Food and Beverage Guide Has Arrived!

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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Food Economy Working Group Hosts Networking and Discussion Event

New, established and prospective food and beverage businesses gathered at Dawson's Market in Rockville on February 21st for a Networking and Discussion Event: Making it easier to start and run a food or beverage business in Montgomery County. Judy Stephenson, Small Business Navigator in the Montgomery County Office of the County Executive, was on hand to solicit candid feedback from local businesses on the challenges they have encountered launching and operating their businesses. The 35 food or ...
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Everything You Need to Know about the Winter Eat Local Challenge!

The Eat Local Challenge is back with new basket ingredients! We had a great response to the Spring and Summer Challenges, and we are so excited to get started on the next batch. For those who don’t know, The Eat Local Challenge is an opportunity for home cooks to take local, seasonal ingredients and create their own recipes using at least three of the following ingredients: (We have included local farms or stores where each of these items can be purchased in Montgomery County. Please not...
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Caramelized Onion and Butternut Squash Warm Lentil Salad with Raspberry Basil Vinaigrette

"As a health coach, food blogger and advocate of healthy living, it’s important that I know where my food comes from. Additionally, I love knowing that I am helping the environment by buying what is local and in season. It is my pleasure to support the hands that feed our community" -Fall Winner, Natalie Matulich Here is the winning recipe from our Fall Eat Local Challenge:  INGREDIENTS: For Salad: 1 cup black lentils 3 ½ cups water 2 cups diced butternut squash 1 medium purp...
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Join us for the Fall Eat Local Challenge

The Eat Local Challenge is back with new basket ingredients! We had a great response to the Spring and Summer Challenges, and we are so excited to get started on the next batch. For those who don't know, The Eat Local Challenge is an opportunity for home cooks to take local, seasonal ingredients and create their own recipes using at least three of the following ingredients: (We have included local farms or stores where each of these items can be purchased in Montgomery County. Please note ...
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