Recommended Reading

Life on the Farm Draws Some French Tired of Urban Rat Race

The New York Times
January 17, 2017

The organic farming lifestyle attracts young people in France. (Photo: UGA College of Ag and Environmental Sciences - OCCS via Flickr)

Cooking Up Change: How Food Helped Fuel The Civil Rights Movement

January 16, 2017

Food played a central role in the civil rights movement. (Photo: US Embassy the Hague via Flickr)

School Lunches Across the U.S. May Be Moving Towards Healthy Organic Food

January 18, 2017

School districts explore the benefits of the Good Food Purchasing Policy. (Photo: USDA via Flickr)

Saying Goodbye to Michelle

The Lunch Tray
January 18, 2017

An op-ed celebrates the First Lady’s accomplishments. (Photo: White House via Wikimedia Commons)


Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
January 11, 2017

A report recommends strategies for promoting health equity. (Photo: Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism) 


Dinner in Appalachia: Finding Common Ground In Trump Country

January 7, 2017

A chef organizes a community dinner in Appalachia. (Photo: Roland Tanglao via Flickr)


New York Botanical Garden Breaks Ground for an Edible Academy

Edible Manhattan
January 2, 2017

The New York Botanical Garden plans a new educational center. (Photo: King of Hearts via Wikimedia Commons)

Balancing farm chores and school work near Lake Placid

North County Public Radio
January 10, 2017

North Country School places its campus farm at the center of learning. (Photo: Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism via Flickr)

In Review: Top 10 FLOTUS Let’s Move! Moments

Let's Move
January 2, 2017

A list highlights ten key moments from the First Lady's initiative. (Photo: NASA HQ Photo via Flickr)