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:

Garden beliebers

“You’re like Justin Bieber, but for vegetables,” says a child in Iowa to FoodCorps service member Daniel Schultz 

East Cooper Montessori Charter School

Organization: East Cooper Montessori Charter School Website: www.montessoricharterschool.com
East Cooper Montessori: Putting Down Roots
Students, teachers, and parents at East Cooper Montessori Charter School have rallied around building a strong foundation for their new …

Meet farmers who grew organic wheat for our mac and cheese

We use organic wheat in our macaroni and cheese, pretzels, crackers and cookies. Durum wheat is a specific variety that we use to make the pasta for our macaroni and cheese. Much of this wheat is grown by farmers in the American Northern Plains where the climate and …

Become a FoodCorps Service Member

Interested in becoming a FoodCorps Service Member? Learn more here. 

People Say the Darndest Things While Working in School Gardens

Last year, as a FoodCorps service member, I often had this moment after serving in a school garden when I would think, “kids say the darndest things while working in school gardens.”
This often came after a kid said something like: “This soil smells like …

Saving Seed

After moving to Maine over a year ago for FoodCorps, I frequently found myself thinking: “People here know how to live, and they know how to live darn well.” I kept telling myself that if the apocalypse ever does come, let it come the third week of September and let …

Progress Unfolding and a Call to All Community Food Advocates!

There’s a quiet but constant community of growers across Mississippi. Driving through Louisville, MS you’ll catch glimpses of enormous backyard plots, overflowing with mustard greens and stretching tall with okra. Heading north through the Delta the expanse of cotton and …

Glendale Acres Elementary School

Organization: Glendale Acres Elementary School (Communication/Foreign Language Academy) Website: http://gaes.ccs.k12.nc.us/
Glendale Acres: Celebrating Earth Week
Deborah at Glendale Acres Elementary told us that due to a lack of funding, they  would be unable to continue …

Growing Service: Using Food to Educate and Inspire Change

“Someone in my family suffers from Type 2 Diabetes.” After I read this statement out loud to my class of high school students, all but two of them crossed the room to stand by the sign that read, “Agree.” For a few moments, I paused there in silence. I was not …

Gardening Activities

Bernie loves to hang out in the garden. Click here to download the Growing School Gardens booklet to help teachers and parents plan and create sustainable gardens with their students and children