What is the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program?
Service Members Andy Harding and Norris Guscott, serving with the Food project, talk with the Globe about food and community.
Cooking Light and FoodCorps Team Up to Create a Healthier Generation of Kids
Oct 24, 2011 – New Collaboration Aims to Raise Awareness About Childhood Obesity
Oregon’s first four “FoodCorps” service members began serving this week.
As FoodCorps co-founder Cecily Upton said, “This is more than just another food pyramid poster on the cafeteria wall. Foodcorps is a school food army, putting boots on the ground in service for healthier kids.”
FoodCorps trumpeted as a ray of hope in curbing this nation’s childhood obesity epidemic.
The Washington Post’s Jane Black profiles FoodCorps’ Maine program for her inaugural column, Smarter Food: “FoodCorps targets a key weakness in the growing and ever-more-fashionable effort to teach children where food comes from and wean them off french fries and pizza in the cafeteria,” Black writes. “It puts boots on the ground to develop the … Continued