Part 2 Manna Food Center , Montgomery County’s largest food bank and distribution center, serves almost 60% of the 70,000 Montgomery County residents who are food insecure. Who are the other unsung heroes in our community that receive and redistribute recovered food to those who experience hunger? Last summer I visited many of the growing network of Community Food Rescue (CFR) food assistance
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On July 19, 2016,  I gave testimony on behalf of Community Food Rescue (CFR) in support of Montgomery County Bill 28-16, creating a  Strategic Plan to Advance Composting and Food Waste Diversion .  The Bill was introduced by Council Member, Roger Berliner. Food Recovery sits at the top of the  EPA Food Recovery Hierarchy , an inverted pyramid for handling food that is not eaten. Lower on the pyramid, food that
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The  Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing to discuss proposed legislation, Bill 19-16 to create a  Five Year Strategic Plan to End Food Insecurity in Montgomery County .  The goal of the plan is to reduce or eliminate food insecurity in Montgomery County. The plan will address demographic and geographic information about poverty and food support in the County including Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), Women,Infants, and
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