Knox County Food Council

Maine Coast Heritage Trust is a founding member of the Knox County Food Council, a community-based coalition that formed in 2019 to promote a more resilient food system in Knox County, Maine.

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Volunteer Opportunities

August 2023: Volunteers wanted for food security work in Knox County

Library of KCFC’s Monthly Presentations

Check back soon for more recordings!
January 11, 2022 – Knox County Food Council meeting (read the notes)
February 8, 2022 – Community Collaboration to End Hunger: Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Knox County Gleaners, Pen Bay Medical Ceners (watch recording; view the slideshow)
March 8, 2022 – Jamien Richardson from Spear Spring Farm, Warren
April 12, 2022 – Joe Ryan, Executive Director of AIO Food and Energy Assistance, Rockland
May 10, 2022 – Heidi Baker, Midcoast Farmers Alliance
June 14, 2022 – Knox County Food Council meeting (read the notes)
July 12, 2022 – Rep. Valli Geiger and Rep. Bill Pluecker (listen to recording)
August 9, 2022 – Ken Morse, Maine Food Policy Workgroup (watch recording; read the notes)
September 13, 2022 – Lorain Francis & Nancy Wood, Knox County Gleaners (listen to recording)
October 11, 2022 – Defining Regional Food System Priorities (watch recording; read the notes)

November 8, 2022 – Knox County Food Council meeting (read the notes)

December 13, 2022 – Knox County Food Council meeting (read the notes)

February 14, 2023 – MCHT Teen Ag Crew & Knox County Gleaners (watch recording)


Knox County partners advocating for a community based healthy food system for all.


Knox County Food Council will become the leader in creating a collaborative food system in order to advance a resilient and sustainable network assuring access to healthy resources for our communities.