Best Practice Education
Peer Learning Circles
A learning and systems change community of practice for emergency food providers. In a program model that combines subject matter presentation, small group processes and dialog, Peer Learning Circles generate valuable information, resources, tools and networking for food pantry operators.
Yearly convening of Montgomery County's emergency food system since 2015. At the 2018 meeting, 60 service providers with combined emergency food experience totaling 548 years attended.
MAHN's member community has contributed to the creation of multiple service provider tool kits including: Pantry Best Practice Guidelines, Pantry Financial Management, Advocacy, Volunteer Management, and the first-ever, countywide pantry client survey conducted in 2017.