Cultivating Change and Connection: Reflecting on the FOLCS Kindred Gathering
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
I was so impressed by all the excitement and dedication shown by our school team of teachers and school staff, AmeriCorps service members, parents, and students in preparation for our day of service project. The entire team embodied the idea of a true day of service to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. … Continued
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
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama honored the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by planting the seeds for healthy habits with FoodCorps Service Member Natalie Harris at Leckie Elementary School.
My name is Daynaba Mohamed. I am 14 years old and an 8th grade student at the Browne Middle School in Chelsea, MA. I joined Youth Food Movement in 2014, after a friend who was in the program introduced me to it. From her I learned that Youth Food Movement focused mainly on school food, which … Continued