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Month: January 2016

De-Constructing Smoothies, and Access

Upon my second meeting with our High School ROTC class we made Rainbow Smoothies.  An exciting way to emphasize the importance of getting a variety of benefits from our foods by increasing the variety of foods we eat.  Each rainbow smoothie (or salad, or kabob, or stir-fry, etc.!) contains at least one fruit or vegetable … Continued

Why I Do It

As a FoodCorps service member, I wake up every day excited to teach classes and serve my own community. By planting seeds with students on the Navajo Reservation, I’m giving them a new twist on old agricultural techniques. For generations, our people have farmed the land, endured droughts, and used traditional knowledge to grow food. … Continued