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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.  ...

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The New York Times
New Mexico outlaws "lunch shaming" in school cafeterias. (Photo: Einar Einarsson Kvaran via Wikipedia)  
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The Guardian
Researchers find that farmers could reduce pesticide use and still maintain production. (Photo: UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences via Flickr)