food recovery

March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Nourish Now Launches ‘Neighborhood Program’ to Help Feed County Residents In Need

Nourish Now in Rockville has announced that it’s working to improve its efforts to feed vulnerable families in Montgomery County through its new Neighborhood Program. According to Nourish Now’s website, the food bank helps provide food to 700 families each month. Since the organization started 7 years ago, Brett Meyers, the founder, and executive director […]

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January 25, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Nourish Now Helping Furloughed Feds

Nourish Now, a food bank in Rockville, is expanding the number of families they’re helping because of the federal government shutdown.

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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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October 2, 2013 | Lindsey Seegers

Who’s Driving Food Recovery?

Last week, while our Executive Director Jackie DeCarlo attended Maryland’s Hunger Action Symposium, the entire Nutrition Department (that’s Jenna Umbriac and little me) attended the Capital Area Food Bank’s Northern Virginia Hunger Summit: Love Food Hate Waste. In 2011 alone, Americans generated more than 36 million tons of food waste, with only four percent diverted […]

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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 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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