What is the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program?
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.
“We were drawn to working with FoodCorps because of their dedication and expertise in connecting students to real food at scale.”
Mississippi FoodCorps alum Lauren Rhoades has been named the new director of the Eudora Welty House and Garden.
New Jersey FoodCorps alumna Rachel Terry has been named to Hunter College’s New York City Food Policy Center 40 Under 40 for 2019.
Community Eligibility Provisions (CEP), a USDA-funded program, will help school districts offer their students free school meals.
Arkansas FoodCorps service member Delaney Farris has led the charge to connect schools to the community through gardening and nutrition education.
Georgia service member Meggie Stewart created a “Veggie Madness” bracket, where elementary school students voted for their favorite vegetables.
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.
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.
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.