montgomery county food council

April 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Food Council to Launch Food Security Plan on April 6

With a goal to fight hunger, the Montgomery County Food Council is launching the Montgomery County Food Security Plan to the public on April 6. The food security plan is a five year strategy aimed to stop hunger in the county, according to a news release. Those in attendance can expect a panel discussion with […]

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February 17, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery County Food Council to Host Meeting on Eating Local

The Montgomery County Food Council will host a meeting in Silver Spring to encourage Montgomery County residents to eat locally. The event will take place on Wednesday, February 24 at Denizens Brewing Company which is located on 1115 East-West Highway. Business owners and representatives from the Montgomery County Food Council will discuss the positive impact […]

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November 30, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Forum on Ending Obesity in Montgomery County Open to Public (PHOTO)

The Healthy Montgomery Eat Well Be Active Partnership is hosting a forum;”Ending Obesity in Montgomery County: Understanding the Problem and Creating Solutions.” The forum will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 9th from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. According to a news release, the following organizations will be participating in a panel discussion: Montgomery County Food […]

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April 21, 2015 | Aline Barros

Connecting Farmers and Consumers Still Challenging in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Heather Bruskin, manager of Montgomery County Food Council, said Montgomery County has “beautiful farms and “amazing food is developed here.” The challenge is connecting consumers to the produce available in the county, Bruskin said.    

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February 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

photo of Green Beans at Farmers Market

Chef and Farmers Summit Set for Feb. 24

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore, the Montgomery County Food Council, and Montgomery County’s Department of Economic Development will host a networking and educational event, for chefs and local farmers, entitled the “Chef & Farmer’s Summit” on Feb. 24 at the Universities at Shady Grove. The goal of the summit is to build relationships between […]

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