10 Thoughtful Holiday Gifts Made by FoodCorps Alumni
Jared is wrapping up his first year as a FoodCorps AmeriCorps service member. Serving a community not far from his hometown, he has built deep connections with local sites and fellow service members—and made a difference in the cafeteria and classroom!
The proposed cuts have far-reaching impacts. Not only will millions of struggling Americans lose access to these vital nutrition benefits, hundreds of thousands of kids will also lose access to free school meals.
Molly, a FoodCorps AmeriCorps service member, sets out to find a beekeeper to speak with her students. Finding someone who represents the community she serves proves a tougher challenge.
Elizabeth Quintero is a FoodCorps Service Member with Edible Schoolyard NYC. She teaches elementary school kids how to cook healthy meals and the importance of fruits and vegetables.
When I first began applying to FoodCorps, I had my sights set on cities not so near home. I had been part of a great social scene in a college town doing college-y things and I was ready for everything except going back “home.” To me, serving close to home meant I was doing a safe thing. I could feel the eyes of friends and family waiting to see what far away thing my college degree would propel me into next, and going home after college just did not seem to fit that bill.
TUPELO – Local volunteers met Friday at Barnes and Freeman streets to begin rebuilding the Park Hill Community Garden in order to get the surrounding neighborhood and area students involved in the urban farming project.
By proposing significant, harmful cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, Congress is leaving behind large numbers of families across the nation.
By Allie Martin, WCBI TUPELO, MISS. (WCBI) – Volunteers with Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi spent part of their day getting their hands dirty at a Tupelo Elementary School. It’s a hands on lesson for these second graders at Joyner Elementary as they plant beans and squash, at the “Discovery Garden” with help from workers at the … Continued