Recommended Reading

Let’s Help Create More Farmers

New York Times
June 10, 2015

A federal bill aims to support new farmers.  (Photo: stephanieintl via Flickr) 


24 Ways Chefs are Cooking up Change Outside of the Kitchen

Food Tank
June 8, 2015

Food Tank features chefs working to make the food system more environmentally sustainable, socially just, and delicious.

What We Can Learn from Student-Inspired School Meals

Healthy Schools Campaign
June 11, 2015

The Cooking up Change culinary competition brings student voices to the school food conversation. (Photo: Healthy Schools Campaign) 

Editor’s Note: The Local Food Revolution

Civil Eats
June 1, 2015

A collection of stories highlights local food systems across the United States. (Photo: John Dalton via Flickr) 

Hunger Doesn't Take a Vacation

June 1, 2015

FRAC releases its annual report on the state of summer nutrition programs. 

Edible Schoolyard sinks roots in New Orleans

The Lens
May 12, 2015

ESY NOLA's Claudia Barker highlights her program's approach to edible education. (Photo: FirstLine Schools) 

Educational Benefits of a School Garden

UTNE Reader
May 18, 2015

An excerpt from Ripe for Change highlights how the garden enriches learning. 

Big Island a model for farm-to-school efforts

Hawaii Tribune-Herald
May 10, 2015

Hawaii creates strengthens its statewide network and creates an official Farm to School program. (Photo: Hawaii Tribune-Herald) 

House Begins CNR Hearings

The National Farm to School Network
April 16, 2015

A recap of the first congressional hearing in preparation for the 2015 Child Nutrition Act Reauthorization.