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What ‘White’ Food Meant to a First-Generation Kid

The New York Times
April 6, 2017

A first-generation American reflects on assimilation, culture, and food. (Photo: National Park Service)


Farms could slash pesticide use without losses, research reveals

The Guardian
April 6, 2017

Researchers find that farmers could reduce pesticide use and still maintain production. (Photo: UGA College of Ag & Environmental Sciences via Flickr)


Having Just One Black Teacher Can Keep Black Kids In School

April 10, 2017

A study explores how having teachers of the same race can impact students' school success. (Photo: US Department of Education via Flickr)


New Mexico Outlaws School ‘Lunch Shaming’

The New York Times
April 7, 2017

New Mexico outlaws "lunch shaming" in school cafeterias. (Photo: Einar Einarsson Kvaran via Wikipedia)


For Centuries, These Asian Recipes Have Helped New Moms Recover From Childbirth

April 2, 2017

University students collect traditional postpartum recipes from six Asian cultures. (Photo: Karendotcom127 via Wikimedia Commons)

Spring crop planning for the school garden: Part I

Michigan State University Extension
April 3, 2017

Michigan State University Extension offers tips for your spring-season school garden. (Photo: Pacific Southwest Region USFWS via Flickr)

Mapping the Benefits of Farm Biodiversity

Civil Eats
April 3, 2017

Crop rotation and variety help keep soils healthy and stave off pests. (Photo: USDA via Flickr)


Children who play outside more likely to protect nature as adults

Science Daily
March 17, 2017

A study examines how children's outdoor experiences shape their relationship to the environment. (Photo: Meriwether Lewis Elementary School via Flickr)


School Lunch Share Tables Fight Food Waste and Hunger

Civil Eats
March 27, 2017

Share tables reduce hunger and food waste. (Photo: Deleware Agriculture via Flickr)