Civil Eats: FoodCorps is growing with new service members, new training and new states

by Jerusha Klemperer

1.5 years ago, FoodCorps started small, knowing that the best way to be sustainable was to build something that could grow, smartly, over time. Here is some news about our recent growth and new opportunities.

New Service Members

FoodCorps is a nationwide team of leaders that connect kids to real food and help them grow up healthy. Working through the AmeriCorps network, FoodCorps places these leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service in schools around the country teaching kids about healthy food and where it comes from; growing and tending school gardens; and working with food service teams to get high quality local food onto cafeteria trays.

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