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Nourishing futures for every student.

FoodCorps envisions a future in which every child, in every school, experiences the joy and power of food.

And that future is soon. Our goal: by 2030, every child in America has access to food education and nourishing food in schools.

FoodCorps Service Member Katie Kamimoto and a student harvest carrots at Mar Vista Elementary. (Oxnard, CA)

Nourishing futures for every student. Nourishing futures for every student.

Here’s What You Can Do

Serve in the Corps

Make a difference by teaching kids about healthy food and helping schools become healthier places to grow and learn.

FoodCorps in Your Community

FoodCorps’ partners—schools, districts, and community organizations—are looking to make progress in elevating food education and nourishing meals in school.

Join the Movement

Take action in your community and across the nation by joining FoodCorps’ action network. No matter who you are or what you do, you can help change the school food system.

Donate to FoodCorps

Help FoodCorps continue our work toward nourishing futures for all kids.

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FoodCorps Service Member Cindy Flowers teaches a lesson to students at Aberdeen Elementary School. (Aberdeen, NC)

Food is a pathway to justice.

And we’re committed to following that path ourselves. Learn more about the moves we’re making for a more just FoodCorps.

Action for Equity & Inclusion

Every child could benefit from this… Every child should have that experience to dig in the dirt and to plant something and see it grow.

—Barb Schmitz, Guidance Counselor, Wings Park Elementary (Oelwein, IA)

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A fourth grader at Wings Park Elementary observes soil. (Oelwein, IA)

From the Skillet

Our home for the latest stories, news, and resources about food in schools.

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Tell the White House it’s time to make food education the standard for every child in every school.

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The Equity Lab Names Kenya Collins and Arely Garcia as Nexus Fellows

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Kenya Collins, Vice President of Equity, and Arely Garcia, Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, have been chosen as 2022-23 Nexus Fellows.

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Nourishing Futures for Every Student: August Policy Updates

We’ve been preparing for the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, championing our policy priorities as Child Nutrition Reauthorization moves forward, and more.

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