Community Food Rescue Week events are free and open to the public Space is limited, please RSVP using the links below.
10:30am – 2pm
Composting at Urban Gardening Expo
2pm - 5pm
Cooking with Recovered Food
7:30pm - 9:30pm
Trivia Night at Caddies
Join co-host Bethesda Green and test your food knowledge, support local hunger relief and sustainability, and win fun prizes! Come by 7pm to get a table & sign-up/join a team.
Caddies on Cordell
4922 Cordell Ave.
5pm - 7pm
Founding Farmers Happy Hour
Mix and mingle with co-hosts Founding Farmers, foodies and food advocates to support our local food system, food security and fight food waste. Jackie DeCarlo, CEO Manna Food Center will share the county’s vision for food security. $9 includes appetizers and first drink. Space limited; please pre-register.
12505 Park Potomac Ave.
10am – 12pm
Gleaning at Butler’s Orchard
Join us to glean apples to help a CFR network food provider serve neighbors who experience hunger. Limited to 25 participants (ages 13 and older with adult supervision).
22222 Davis Mille Rd.
6pm - 8:30pm
Cooking with Gleaned Produce
Join Chef Rita Garruba (Barrel+Crow), Kindworks volunteers, and co-host Silver Spring United Methodist Church to cook the fresh produce gleaned earlier in the day from Butler’s Orchard. Space limited to 15 people.
Silver Spring United Methodist Church
33 University Blvd
11am – 12pm
No Waste, Big Taste: A Rescued Food Cooking Competition
Watch teams of local chefs create a two-course meal using mystery recovered foods including rescued items from farm market vendors!
Fountain Stage at FRESHFARM Downtown Silver Spring Market
890 Ellsworth Drive