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Esther Cook
March 15th, 2017
This year, an Academic Language Development (ALD) class at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School had the opportunity to study World War I  from a food-centric perspective. Utilizing a comprehensive online exhibit—curated by the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri—fifteen 7th- and 8th-grade students participated in a lesson series focused on food-related aspects...
Blair Borax
February 22nd, 2017
The Portland Community College (PCC) Rock Creek Learning Garden in Portland, Oregon is a diverse 3.6-acre garden that includes 48 raised beds (32 for food production and 16 for staff, students, and faculty), approximately ¾ acre of row crops, a cob...
Becca Miller
February 6th, 2017
With our campus nestled high within the Adirondack Mountains—rising above the neighboring winter-haven of Lake Placid, NY—North Country School (NCS) and Camp Treetops’ 200 acre property is one of the highest elevation farms in the state.  ...

Upcoming Events

Online

Multiply & Mobilize: Session One

When: March 30, 2017 10:00AM
- 11:30AM
Training

Common Core in the Garden

When: March 31, 2017 9:30AM
- 3:30PM
Where: Life Lab Garden Classroom, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California California 95064
Conference

Food Tank Summit

Food Tank hosts a summit in Boston, Massachusetts, bringing together leaders from across the food system....

When: April 1, 2017 9:00AM
- 5:00PM
Where: Boston, Massachusetts

Recommended Reading

Published: March 23, 2017
NPR
Children who are hungry in their first years suffer academically later on. (Photo: Amanda Mills via Pixnio)  
Published: March 22, 2017
The Atlantic
A study finds that wholesome school meals boost academic achievement. (Photo: DC Greens via Flickr) 
Published: March 20, 2017
U.S. News and World Report
An op-ed provides advocacy strategies for improving school food. (Photo: gdsteam via Flickr) 
Published: March 18, 2017
Food Tank
A student-run food business lands a major deal in the Philadelphia schools. (Photo: DC Central Kitchen via Flickr)