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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The Future of Food Education in Montgomery County

In June of 2019, the Food Council released our Food Literacy Assessment, a landscape assessment that was conducted by the Food Education Working Group and our partners to identify food literacy gaps, and advocate for an increase in and improvement of food education programs in the County. The Food Literacy Assessment includes information about nearly 100 local food education providers, best practices, and programs, and on December 11th, 2019, the Food Council hosted "The Future of Food Education...
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Food Literacy Assessment

The Food Council is proud to present the Food Literacy Assessment which was conducted by our Food Education Working Group (FEdWG) to better understand the landscape of existing food literacy resources in Montgomery County, and to identify gaps in resources and barriers to providing and/or accessing services. For purposes of this assessment, the FEdWG researched educational resources in gardening and agriculture, food safety, nutrition, cooking/shopping for/preparing food, and waste avoidance. Th...
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School Wellness Campaign: Oakland Terrace ES

Throughout 2019, Food Council staff, Council Members, and partners will be visiting Montgomery County Public Schools that have implemented exemplary wellness initiatives that encourage students to make healthier, more conscientious choices. We are hopeful that sharing and celebrating these wonderful accomplishments will motivate schools throughout the County to adopt similar wellness programs and promote a celebration of  existing and evolving school wellness initiatives.  In 2014, Ms. Sarah...
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