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Two Rivers School

Organization:  Two Rivers School
Two Rivers School has plans to integrate a school garden into several science classes to provide students with real experiences in planning, designing, maintaining, harvesting and properly storing fresh produce. The school has already …

Walter M. Schirra Elementary School

Walter M. Schirra Elementary School has the goal to build a new school garden and propagate their SCHIRRA Program (Exercising, Exploring and Digging for Success) before May 2014. In previous months, the school established garden committee has garnered a wide range of …

William T. Machan Elementary School

W.T. Machan Elementary School has been gardening since 2001. Teachers, community members, parents and students have worked together over the years to create a theraperutic garden, including edible garden planting beds, within our urban campus. Our community is now excited to …

Goats in Ranch Country

 
Johny Grant started ranching in the Deer Lodge Valley in the 1850’s. Since then, ranching has come to define the social, political and economic fabric of Montana. Cattle outnumber people by three to one.
Having spent my entire life in Washington, DC, a city where …

Buster’s Story

Buster was sitting at his desk staring at a blank piece of paper. Then he wrote down a few words.
“Rats!” he muttered. “That’s no good, either.” He crumpled up the paper and threw it on the floor.
“Hi, Buster!” said Arthur, from the …

A Tasting in the Garden

“Class, anyone know what a garden is?” Mostly, I get apprehensive looks, but suddenly one 4 year-old shouts, “it is where things grow!”
This morning I led a group of 4 year olds around the SAGE (Starker Arts Garden for Education) garden with Corvallis service member …

Thanks to the People Behind Every School Garden

In 2011 I graduated college, found a place with FoodCorps, and moved to a small town in the Ozark mountains called Marshall, Arkansas.  As a service member, I moved to a new community, bringing with me a passion for healthy eating and a sizable helping of ideas for my new …

People Say the Darndest Things While Working in School Gardens

By Sebastian Naskaris, FoodCorps Fellow, North Carolina
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 …

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 …

Celebrity Chef – FoodCorps Michigan

By Daniel Marbury, FoodCorps Fellow, Michigan
FoodCorps service will provide you with the necessary training and experience to emerge as a star television cooking personality.
Lights, camera, action! All eyes were on my knife, my stockpot, and me. I became a star, …

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