Honoring Black History With Food
Giving to Food Causes Like FoodCorps Is Increasingly Popular, Writes Chronicle of Philanthropy
Donors and changemakers alike have a growing interest in food issues. The Chronicle of Philanthropy takes a look at FoodCorps and friends.
Service Member Katie Rainwater Talks School Gardens with USDA for Native American Heritage Month
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, FoodCorps North Carolina Service Member Katie Rainwater talks about farm to school in Cherokee Central Schools, a recipient of USDA Farm to School grants.
5th Grade Veggie Competition of Garbanzo Proportions
Blindfolded, they were surrounded. With sight gone, their 4 other senses were heightened, as they carefully and silently ate what I put on their plates. Round 1, one veggie… Round 2, another. Contestants thought: I’ve tasted this before, what can it be?! I think maybe corn? I reported, “Incorrect, it was a beet.” Round 3, something … Continued
Service Member Amina and Edible Schoolyard NYC Getting Kids into Garden, Trying New Foods [NY1]
The South Bronx section of New York City may have high obesity rates, but a FoodCorps member and an Edible Schoolyard NYC teacher are helping kids get out and garden, developing a taste for trying new foods.