World Food Day (PHOTOS)

WorldFoodDayBerlinerLeventhalRiceHeatherBruskinSpeaks 10-13-15World Food Day is organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to inspire people around the world to eradicate hunger. It is celebrated on Oct. 16.

Heather Bruskin (right), manager of the Montgomery County Food Council, explained the significance of World Food Day at the Montgomery County Council meeting on Oct. 13. At the ceremonies in Rockville, from left to right: Mark Hodge of the Department of Health and Human Services; Jackie DeCarlo of Manna Food; Council President George Leventhal; Wendy Mackie, CFO of Burness; Councilmember Roger Berliner; Jackie Weiss of Growing SOUL; and Councilmember Craig Rice.

WorldFoodDayBerlinerLeventhalRiceBerlinerSpeaks10-13-15Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner, whose Council district includes part of the County’s Agricultural Reserve, talks about the importance of World Food Day (in this photo at the right).

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