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Month: May 2017

Announcing the 2017 Alumni Service Leadership Award Honorees

What do making kimchi, leading a farm camp and promoting farm-to-school regionally have in common? They are all ways to bring FoodCorps’ values to your work, and they’re the impressive careers and passions of our three inaugural William K. Bowes Service Leadership Award honorees: Lauren Rhoades ‘15, Krizl Soriano ‘16 and Rachel Spencer ‘12. Our … Continued

FoodCorps responds to relaxation of school lunch guidelines

Yesterday, the USDA announced a relaxation of healthy school guidelines, slowing the timeline for schools to comply with certain regulations and loosening the standards for others. We are extremely disappointed to see yesterday’s action to relax science-based nutrition standards for school meals.

6 Signs of Spring in Schools

As the weather warms up, kids are beginning to get out and garden even in parts of the country not fortunate enough to have a year-round growing season. Here are hints of a healthy school food environment that you might spot at a FoodCorps school near you. 1. Seeds & seedlings The first signs of … Continued