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Year: 2018

Farmers Market Pops Up at New Jersey School

“Immigrant families make up a large part of the local community in New Brunswick. When these families adapt to new lifestyles and food choices, children can become the drivers of these changes due to their bilingual skills and greater exposure to the newer food and lifestyle choices, what they learn in the school environment and peer pressure.”

Connecting to Native heritage through food

November is Native American Heritage Month, and at FoodCorps, we think this is an especially great time to highlight the inspiring work happening in the many Native and Indigenous communities in which we serve. You’ll hear from FoodCorps service members and alumni who are connecting kids back to the food cultures of their communities.

Georgia School Recognized as a 2018 Gold Level Golden Radish Award Recipient

“We owe Food Corps service member Andrea Richard and culinary manager Donisha Harrison a big thank you for spearheading the farm-to-school efforts throughout the district,” Culver said. “From school gardens to partnering with groups such as Atlanta United, they’ve gone above and beyond to introduce our students, parents, and teachers to the benefits of healthy eating.”