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Gardening as a Kid Indicates that You’ll Eat Fruits and Veggies as a College Student

Modern Farmer
September 21, 2016

A new study finds that college students are more likely to eat fruits and vegetables if they gardened as children. (Photo: Pacific Southwest Region USFWS via Flickr)


Remembering Philando Castile

Inside School Food
September 19, 2016

Friends and colleagues from Saint Paul Public Schools remember Philando Castile. (Photo: Fibonacci Blue via Flickr)

A Colorado Farm Helps Refugee Kids Put Down Roots In A New Home

September 20, 2016

A farm in Colorado supports refugee children as they transition to life in the United States. (Photo: Pacific Southwest Region USFWS via Flickr)

Can Teenage Defiance Be Manipulated for Good?

The New York Times
September 12, 2016

How can the teenage mindset influence food choices? (Photo: Christiana Care via Flickr)

Our best shot at cooling the planet might be right under our feet

The Guardian
September 10, 2016

Improving soil health holds ​promise for combating global warming. (Photo Lou Gold via Flickr)

The Hidden Epidemic of Teen Hunger

The Atlantic
September 13, 2016

Food insecurity presents unique challenges for teenagers. (Photo: USDA via Flickr)

Rep. Barbara Lee: Ending poverty starts with school lunches

Congresswoman Barbara Lee
May 30, 2016

Congresswoman Barbara Lee highlights how a strong CNR can help alleviate poverty. (Photo: USDA via Flickr)

STEM To Steam: How Coffee Is Perking Up Engineering Education

September 8, 2016

A college seminar combines coffee and engineering. (Photo: Julius Schorzman via Wikipedia)