White House Announces $1.7 Billion in New Commitments to End Hunger and Build Healthy Communities
White House highlights FoodCorps’ commitment to 50 million students nationwide catalyzed by support from MacKenzie Scott, Newman’s Own Foundation, Inclusive Capital Partners Foundation and Walmart Foundation.
White House invites recent FoodCorps service member Phoebe Wong to share farm-to-school experience on panel.
“Farming can be a hard job when there’s only so many people who think it’s something worth fighting for.”
This summer, the House Education and Labor Committee advanced the Healthy Meals, Healthy Kids Act—a much anticipated Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) bill.
FoodCorps has released a new report outlining key policy recommendations from education and school nutrition professionals ahead of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health.
Days ahead of the June 30 expiration date, Congress passed the Keep Kids Fed Act, a bipartisan, bicameral agreement to extend critical school meals waivers through the summer.
Education Outside was a nonprofit committed to advancing science education in public schools, outdoors. Though Education Outside closed its doors in 2019, garden-based programming continues in many of these schools through other organizations, including FoodCorps. These resources represent best practices and lessons learned by Education Outside over eight years of training and deploying garden educators … Continued
During the school closures of the 2020-2021 school year, FoodCorps set out to learn how districts and school nutrition leaders were working together to feed and teach students amid COVID-19. This report reveals both the silver linings and the pain points of the challenges schools faced, and it shares opportunities to strengthen food in schools as children … Continued
This brief is intended for anyone working with students in a school environment to better understand the role of student agency and whole child perspectives in food and nutrition education.
Sprout Scouts is a club for elementary-aged students that helps kids learn what healthy food is, care where it comes from, and eat it every day. Through fun, hands-on activities, Sprout Scouts clubs teach kids how to grow, prepare, and eat healthy food. Sprout Scouts Adventures and activities link Common Core and other academic standards … Continued