Spreading goodness is a year-round activity, so we encourage you to check back frequently to see what
we’ve been up to. Find out what’s new at Annie’s:

Volunteering within our Community

One way we give back is by contributing time to our local community. We have a formalized volunteering program whereby we provide opportunities for employees to volunteer at specific organizations in the Bay Area. These volunteer hours can take place during the workday and …


Meet the Organic Valley Dairy Farmers

Some of the organic cheese in our organic macaroni and cheese products is sourced from Organic Valley, a farmer-owned cooperative made up of more than 1,800 farmers across the country. In 2012, we visited with some of the Organic Valley dairy farmers located in Northern …


A Hidden Camera Experiment

Kids love Annie’s Mac and Cheese. Kids love Annie’s Pizza. These things we know for sure. But what would kids do if faced with a decision? Would they resist these dinner time favorites and wait ten minutes for an Annie’s Rising Crust Mac & Cheese Pizza? 
We put …


Agricultural scholarships: supporting future farmers

Every year we award $100,000 in scholarships to students through our Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship program. Sustainable and organic agriculture is core to our business and everything that we do, so we’re proud to support the next generation of farmers!
Our …


Sparta Elementary School

Organization: Sparta Elementary School Website: http://www.alleghany.k12.nc.us/ses/
Sparta Elementary School: Growing Goodness on the Go
The folks at Sparta Elementary in Sparta, NC, came up with a great idea for growing goodness on the go.  Cecilia, a teacher in the …


The People Behind FoodCorps: Inspirational Leadership

FoodCorps sprang from the grassroots up: a national initiative that thousands of local voices shaped according to their needs. From the beginning, FoodCorps drew strong support from the communities they are now serving.
Beginning in 2009, six young leaders came together to …


Brown Elementary School

Organization: Brown Elementary School Website: http://brown.jpsms.org/
Brown Elementary School: From Seed to Table
Alex, a FoodCorps volunteer managing the garden at Brown Elementary School in Jackson, Mississippi told us that healthy eating was the focus of their …


Sparks of Enthusiasm: FoodCorps Service Members

When I appear in the doorway of the cafeteria, the room starts to buzz. “Is that Ms. Leah?” the students whisper to each other. As I come closer, their excitement mounts, and many can’t contain themselves: “It is her!” they shout as they jump out of their seats …


The Power of a Greenhouse – FoodCorps Iowa

Last year, I was a FoodCorps service member with The Food Project in Boston, where during the winter months mountains of snow were a permanent fixture on the sidewalks, and temperatures refused to climb above freezing. I was fortunate, however, to host my weekly class of …


Denver Green School

Organization: Denver Green School Website: www.denvergreenschool.org
Denver Green School: Dirt Into Abundance
As a school built around the idea of sustainability, Denver Green School immediately embraced a garden program as a way to learn “about stewardship of the earth, …


http://www.annies.com/wp-content/themes/annies