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Month: October 2017

Building a Better FoodCorps

To further our commitment to equity, FoodCorps recently promoted Tiffany McClain into a brand-new role: Director of Organizational Equity and Inclusion. We spoke with her about how she sees herself implementing FoodCorps’ equity, diversity, and inclusion priorities.

“Here we were understood, here we were safe”

Last month we created a space for 15 of our native, multiracial and alumni of color to come together and build their network, set personal goals and refine their tools for how to navigate, find a voice, and a sense of safety within the predominately white organizations and spaces where they may find themselves. The … Continued

Garden-based lessons support farms, academics in Oregon school

NORTH POWDER — Standing in North Powder Charter School’s garden, Desiree McGinn climbed onto a raised bed to address the 24 students who gathered around her. Onions, potatoes, kale, bell peppers, carrots and tomatoes were ready to be harvested by the students on a recent Monday afternoon.