Cultivating Change and Connection: Reflecting on the FOLCS Kindred Gathering
Donors and changemakers alike have a growing interest in food issues. The Chronicle of Philanthropy takes a look at FoodCorps and friends.
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.
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
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.