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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:

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:
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

Our Mission & Values

We cultivate a healthier and happier world by spreading goodness through nourishing foods, honest words, and conduct that is considerate and forever kind to the planet.
Our Core Values
– Annie’s sources only from places and people we trust, with high …

Why FoodCorps?

There are lots of fun, exciting, and helpful ways to get involved with FoodCorps. Find out more on their website here. 

Whittier Elementary School

Organization:  John Greenleaf Whittier Elementary School Website:
The Greenleaf Garden Club: Growing Together
When Greenleaf Whittier Elementary School in Camden, NJ originally wrote to us, they only planned on having three classroom container …

Waters Elementary School

Organization: Waters Elementary School Website:
Julie, a parent and volunteer at Waters Elementary School in Chicago, IL, told us this garden has been twenty years in the making. Partnerships with neighbors have blossomed into a “truly symbiotic …

Book Club

Reading a great book is one of Bernie’s favorite pastimes. With the help of Arthur, the beloved main character from PBS’s Arthur and Friends, Bernie created a book club to share much-loved books and some fun reading games!
PLEASE NOTE: Age range varies greatly …

FoodCorps helps promote healthy food choices


KNOWLEDGE: Nutrition Education
The typical elementary student receives just 3.4 hours of nutrition education each year. FoodCorps Service Members work with teachers to increase the quality and quantity of nutrition education, and we work hard to make it fun. Service …