August 26, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Termina el Estado de Emergencia y la Distribución de Alimentos se Reduce en MCPS

El primer día de regreso para los estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) es el 31 de agosto. El martes, la Junta de Educación de MCPS discutió la reapertura general del plan de recuperación de las escuelas. Los temas principales incluyeron información actualizada sobre el Programa de servicio de alimentos. Los […]

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January 8, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Empresarios Locales Apoyan a Estudiantes de Bajos Recursos

Empresarios locales dijeron sí y apoyaron a los estudiantes de bajos recursos que dependen de la alimentación gratuita dentro de las escuelas públicas del condado de Montgomery (MCPS). La Fundación Educativa de MCPS recibió dos importantes donativos de entidades que operan dentro del condado, y su ayuda va destinada a cancelar la deuda de almuerzo […]

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June 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Crowds Expected at Norman’s Farm Market Roadside Stands

Norman’s Farm Market vendors expect people to come in droves for their fresh watermelon, peaches, corn and other local produce, they said. Family-run since 1987, Norman’s Farm Market sells produce grown at their farm in Woodbine, MD and other farms within a 100-mile radius. “This has become a nice household Montgomery County name,” said vendor […]

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July 26, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Free Sports Equipment Keeps Young Athletes in the Game (VIDEO)

What would baseball be without a bat or hockey without skates? Too often the cost of the equipment keeps children in families with limited incomes from participating in sports. Many schools and community groups also cannot afford to provide what kids need to play baseball, hockey, football, soccer, tennis or other sports. That need is where Max Levitt […]

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Council Approves Zoning Amendment to Allow Food Trucks in Agricultural Reserve (VIDEO)

Food trucks are growing in popularity in urban areas, and now thanks to a new zoning text amendment approved by the County Council, those vehicles will soon be serving customers in Montgomery County’s agricultural reserve. Susan Kenedy has the story. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Farm Tour Set For July 23 & 24 (VIDEO)

Montgomery County’s 27th annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale takes place on July 23rd and 24th. More than 20 Montgomery County farms will participate on the tour on Saturday, and a dozen will also participate on Sunday. Visit the Montgomery County Farm Tour webpage for the names, locations, activities and offerings of all participating farms. Find out […]

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July 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

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County’s Annual Farm Tour To be Held on July 25 and 26

Montgomery County’s farmers are getting ready for the 26th annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale event on July 25 and 26. According to a news release, this year the tour will feature new participants such as Soleado Farm and Madison Fields both in Dickerson. “This is a very unique event for a county located in […]

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March 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Universities at Shady Grove Strives to Build Collaborations (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Stewart Edelstein, executive director of the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) talks about the importance of collaboration. USG recently hosted a networking event of county farmers and chefs. The purpose of the event was to identify business opportunities and challenges to local farmers, restaurants and students in the hospitality program […]

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February 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Chef and Farmers’ Summit at Universities at Shady Grove (VIDEO)

Montgomery County farmers and chefs recently connected at a networking event at the Universities at Shady Grove. They talked about business opportunities and challenges and then prepared lunch alongside each other. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Organizers said they plan to hold more summits like this one in the future.   Related:

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