Ben Simon

September 19, 2014 | Krista Brick

Founder of Food Recovery Network Talks About its Expansion (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Ben Simon discusses how he started the Food Recovery Network and the traction it has gotten since its launch.

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September 16, 2014 | Krista Brick

Food Recovery Conference Helps Connect Groups Looking to Reduce Hunger (VIDEO)

From food left to rot in the fields to food leftover in campus kitchens, the topic at the Food Recovery Event Tuesday was feeding the hungry in the community. Sponsored by the Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery County, a panel of experts in food recovery talked with hundreds who signed up for the discussion held […]

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September 11, 2014 | Krista Brick

Event Focuses on Food Recovery

Students in the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Hospitality and Tourism Management Program at The Universities at Shady Grove campus in Rockville will collaborate with Corporate Volunteer Council of Montgomery  to present “Food Recovery 101: Food is a Terrible Thing to Waste,” an educational event that will take place on Sept. 16, from 11:30 a.m. […]

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September 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

Food Recovery Network (Video)

Members of the Montgomery County Council’s Food Recovery Work Group, led by Councilmember Valerie Ervin, recently detail the steps being taken to create a food recovery program in Montgomery County. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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October 25, 2012 | Staff Writer

Food Day

The nationwide celebration of the movement toward more healthy, affordable and sustainable food that is known as “Food Day” was recognized by the Montgomery County Council on Oct. 23. Among those attending the ceremonies in Rockville were, left to right: Judith Clarke of Women Who Care Ministries; Piotr Weilezynski and Hokuma Karimova of the University […]

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October 9, 2012 | Staff Writer

Food Recovery

Food Recovery Initiative (Video)

The Montgomery County Council on Oct. 9 unanimously gave its support to Council member Valerie Ervin’s initiative that could lead to establishment of a food recovery program in Montgomery County. At an event to announce the county’s efforts, Ben Simon (speaking) joined Ervin to talk about the Food Recovery Network he co-founded at the University […]

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October 8, 2012 | Staff Writer

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County Food Recovery Effort (Video)

We told you about a new food recovery program at the University of Maryland in September and now a County Council member is looking to start a similar program here in Montgomery County. Councilmember Valerie Ervin will hold a news conference in Rockville on Tuesday, October 9th to highlight this new initiative focused on creating […]

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