Mobile Kitchen & Pop-Up Pantry

Meet “Manny”, the Manna Mobile Kitchen & Pop-Up Pantry! Manna Food Center launched this new component of nutrition education programming and food distribution last September. Since then, we’ve been changing the way people eat in Montgomery County, MD for the better!


Manna’s Mobile Kitchen and Pop-Up Pantry is currently looking for partnerships in the 2018 summer and fall season. We’d love to collaborate with your organization to bring cooking/nutrition classes and food distribution support directly to your community! Click here to access our Community Education Request Form to request the Mobile Kitchen, and all of our other Nutrition Education services. 

Manny the Mobile Kitchen and Pop-Up Pantry serves two separate functions, as a classroom to teach general nutrition principles through cooking, and as a food distribution vehicle. Please read below to find out more about these individual functions.


Cooking and Nutrition Classes

Here at Manna, we are determined to make healthy eating accessible for all residents of Montgomery County. We can fit up to 12 adults/seniors or 15 children on the bus at one time for a lesson. If your group is larger, we’d be happy to rotate through participants, stay at your location until we reach every individual, or revisit your site multiple times to adequately serve your group. Manna provides the lessons, volunteers, and cooking demonstration food. Click here to request our Mobile Kitchen or any other Nutrition Education Program offered by Manna Food Center.

Interested in any of our other Nutrition Education Opportunities? Please click here to find out more.


Pop-Up Pantries

Fridays we offer Pop-Up Pantries with the same vehicle. These mobile pantries consist of a partial food distribution for up to 50 families that are food-insecure in Montgomery County. We aim to provide both fresh produce and shelf stable items through these distributions. If you know of a group of individuals that could benefit from food assistance, or would like us to provide this service at your location please click here to place a Pop-Up Pantry request.

Interested in getting involved with Manny at your nonprofit, school, or place of work? Please select one of the options below and follow the links:


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