Cultivating Change and Connection: Reflecting on the FOLCS Kindred Gathering
In this Google Hangout recording from 2017, you’ll hear from FoodCorps alumni and staff on how to make your application stand out.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, FoodCorps service members in Northern Michigan, Julia Paige and Lindsay Hall, joined others across the nation to set out on a National Day of Service. They took on the task of preparing a meal at The Goodwill Inn, an emergency shelter located in Traverse City, MI that … Continued
When the NYC Food Policy Center asked Teachers College researcher Pam Koch about her findings on nutrition education, she told them about her evaluation of FoodCorps. We have been working on an evaluation with FoodCorps. We conducted a cross sectional study with 20 schools from across the country. These schools had a wide range of programming … Continued
Missed our “8 Days of Good” email series? You don’t have to miss your chance to start the new year getting your hands dirty helping kids grow up healthy. We’ve summed up the series here. Add your ideas in the comments. 1. Resolve to fight for food justice Neither race, place, nor income should determine whether or … Continued
At the turn of the 19th century, an estimated 60 million bison roamed freely throughout North America. Bison were a primary food source for many Northern Plains Native Americans, including the Blackfoot Confederacy. The precious animal, referred to as iinníí in the Blackfeet language, also allotted the Blackfeet people countless uses beyond nourishment. Hides provided … Continued
The FoodCorps family is mourning the loss of William K. “Bill” Bowes Jr., a passionate philanthropic leader who has had an enormous impact on the work we do.