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FoodCorps today announced it will bring the work of School Food Focus into its existing operations connecting kids to healthy food in schools. This move boosts FoodCorps’ ability to support schools across the country in procuring more local, nutritious foods for their cafeterias, providing kids with access to healthier school meals.
A bill supporting Farm to School and School Garden grant funding in Oregon was passed unanimously by Oregon’s legislature Thursday, preserving the $4.5 million program available to schools state-wide.
FoodCorps announced today that Kumar Chandran has joined the organization to lead the policy team for the rapidly growing nonprofit. He will lead the organization’s newly opened Washington D.C. office.