In the upcoming 2019 Community Food Rescue Week, members of the community will glean apples from a local orchard, learn how to compost food scraps, cook with recovered food and much more.
Oct. 20, 2019
Koiner Farm Tour and Compost Demonstration
Take a family friendly tour of Koiner Farm, a non-profit production and educational farm, and learn more about composting from local experts. You’ll have a chance to win a basket of farm goods and MoCo Made products in a raffle to benefit Koiner Farm.
Sign Up here: http://bit.ly/CFRWKoinerFarm
In the event of rain the farm tour and composting workshop will be held on 10/26/19 from 2:00-4:00pm
This event is supported by Bethesda Green, the Montgomery County Food Council, the Compost Crew, and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
Oct. 21, 2019
Gleaning Apples at Butler’s Orchard
Join MoCo Master Gardeners to glean apples at Butler’s Orchard. Later in the week, volunteers will be baking the apples into delicious dishes for CFR network nonprofit organizations that provide food to those experiencing hunger (and we’ll have samples to share at CFRW events!). Sign Up Here: http://bit.ly/CFRWApples
Oct. 22, 2019
Cooking with Recovered Food
Join STEP Chef Scott Ulen, MoCo Food Council and KindWorks to turn recovered food into delicious and nutritious meals to be donated to CFR Partner organizations.
Sign up through www.dokindworks.org Ages 13+ with an adult; space is limited.
Oct. 23, 2019
True Respite Food Rescue Happy Hour
Mix and mingle with foodies and food advocates who support our local food system, promote food security and fight food waste. We’ll be recognizing volunteers and this year’s CFR mini-grant awardees. Enjoy local beer, wine, kombucha, and soda and taste delicious food made by CFR Cooks! $10 includes appetizers and first drink. Sign Up here: http://bit.ly/CFRWHappyHour
Oct. 26, 2019
No Waste, Big Taste: A Rescued Food Cooking Competition 2019
CFR Week ends with an epic showdown between two teams of local chefs and sous chefs. Watch as they compete to prepare the tastiest two-course meal using a mystery basket of recovered food. While they’re cooking we’ll have food waste and recovery trivia with fun prizes! Sign Up here: http://bit.ly/CFRWCookoff
Thanks to our 2019 sponsors, event co-hosts, and supporters!
Check out the photo highlights from last year’s 2018 Community Food Rescue Week!
Check out the press hits from 2018 CFRW! Click each image to read the full story.
Watch Manna Food Center CEO Jackie DeCarlo discuss Community Food Rescue Week on NBC 4’s “Your Sunday.”