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Month: June 2017

Strengthening Our Network of Indigenous Alums & Alums of Color

FoodCorps is excited to announce that we will be hosting two 3-day retreats—including an optional half-day of field trips—for a selected cohort of FoodCorps alumni starting in Atlanta, GA from Thursday, September 14th to Sunday, September 17, 2017 followed by a second gathering in spring 2018. The Atlanta gathering will kick-off a 6-month engagement for interested … Continued

FoodCorps Co-Founder Talks Nutrition Education in The Washington Post

“At the end of the day, it’s an exposure issue,” said Cecily Upton, co-founder of the nonprofit FoodCorps, which brings agricultural and nutrition education into elementary schools. “Right now, we’re conditioned to think that if you need food, you go to the store. Nothing in our educational framework teaches kids where food comes from before that point.”