Honoring Black History With Food
Garden and Orchard Planted at Indian Township School
Indian Township School has begun planting an orchard and a garden to provide food for the children at school, as well as people of the community.
FoodCorps and sweetgreen Help Future Generations Make Better Food Choices
“We were drawn to working with FoodCorps because of their dedication and expertise in connecting students to real food at scale.”
FoodCorps Alum Named Director of Mississippi National Historic Landmark
Mississippi FoodCorps alum Lauren Rhoades has been named the new director of the Eudora Welty House and Garden.
FoodCorps Alum Named To Food Policy Center’s 40 Under 40
New Jersey FoodCorps alumna Rachel Terry has been named to Hunter College’s New York City Food Policy Center 40 Under 40 for 2019.
CEP Program to Bring Free Meals
Community Eligibility Provisions (CEP), a USDA-funded program, will help school districts offer their students free school meals.
Farris Expands Gardening and Nutrition Education Through FoodCorps
Arkansas FoodCorps service member Delaney Farris has led the charge to connect schools to the community through gardening and nutrition education.
FoodCorps Service Member Brings “Veggie Madness” to Indian Creek Elementary
Georgia service member Meggie Stewart created a “Veggie Madness” bracket, where elementary school students voted for their favorite vegetables.
Polson School District Wellness Committee Identifies, Addresses Student Health Concerns
The scene was familiar: families talked while stirring sauces and chopping vegetables, but instead of being in their respective homes, the cooks were in a middle-school classroom learning to cook healthy meals.
At Junior High in Montana, Taco Time Espouses Healthy Eating
Who said tacos can’t be healthy? Families were encouraged to try healthy, new ways of cooking at a taco night at the Columbia Falls Junior High.
Get Grant Funding from USDA, and Other Government Updates
The USDA recently issued a Request for Applications (RFA) for the second round of funding for the Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program (FASLP). Applications are due by June 4, 2019.