What is the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program?
Moencopi Day School in Tuba City, Arizona, has offered a garden learning program for over 10 years. But it was just last spring that student-grown produce first appeared on this elementary school’s cafeteria lunch line—a Hopi Nation first. FoodCorps is proud to be supported nationally by the Walmart Foundation as together we seek to reach children with high quality, impactful nutrition education that sets kids up for healthy futures.
We are thrilled to be part of the 3rd cohort of Food System 6, a business accelerator in San Francisco! We are part of a group of companies and nonprofits selected from hundreds of innovations from around the globe.
We just took an exciting step forward in protecting national service and the health of our nation’s kids. Congress has signed into law a bipartisan spending bill for the 2018 federal fiscal year, and while the bill as a whole is a mixed bag, it does include wins for national service and healthy-food education—progress that your voices helped make happen.
FoodCorps AmeriCorps service member LaBria Lane talks about her experience serving in Flint, and how serving led her to challenges and growth.
FoodCorps service member Sarah learned that every day after her school’s lunch service, 137 pounds of food is wasted. Watch how she and her students are working to find solutions!
We’re posting two different designs with different messages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Whichever design has the most likes will be available as a t-shirt next month.
In February, FoodCorps’ Cecily Upton spoke with peers about how to engage kids in the food and agriculture movement.