Cultivating Change and Connection: Reflecting on the FOLCS Kindred Gathering
The Chronicle of Philanthropy profiles FoodCorps and our CEO Curt Ellis, writing about our hunger for results, how we measure our impact, and how we plan to grow to better meet the need.
The first few weeks of school, we got to harvest vegetables from the garden to make the snacks. Not all of the kids were fans of the food we made together, but one girl ate everything, and then seconds and thirds. She would even eat the stems of the parsley and peel of the lemon … Continued
Hunger is everywhere in Detroit, including in the classroom. So where does food come from? How do we help?
Five years ago, Julia was a senior starting a garden with a FoodCorps member. Today, she’s back as the FoodCorps member herself.
FoodCorps’ AmeriCorps service members serve their communities every day, but that takes on special meaning on national days of service. On September 11th each year, they organize and participate in special projects to commemorate the lives lost on that tragic day 15 years ago and to honor those who stepped up in service in the aftermath of the attacks. Here … Continued
Child Nutrition Director Robert Parker has been with FoodCorps from the beginning, first in Warren County, NC and now in Brunswick County, NC.
The final five episodes of the FoodCorps Arizona Radio Diaries podcast are now available! Our Arizona leadership team gave each of of our service members there a portable recorder and microphone. The diaries they recorded capture everything from the sounds of kids digging in the garden or trying new foods to conversations with school principals and local … Continued