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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.  ...

Upcoming Events

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California Farm to School Conference

When: March 27, 2017 9:00AM
- March 29, 2017 5:00PM PST
Where: Modesto Centre Plaza, 1000 L St., Modesto, California California 95354
Conference

Farm Bill 2018: Policy, Politics, and Potential

When: March 28, 2017 8:00AM
- 4:00PM
Where: American University School of International Service, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia District of Columbia 20016
Training

Professional Development Workshop: All About Planting

When: March 28, 2017 4:30PM
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Where: P.S./M.S. 7 & Global Tech Prep, 160 East 120th Street, New York, New York New York 10035

Recommended Reading

Published: March 23, 2017
NPR
Children who are hungry in their first years suffer academically later on. (Photo: Amanda Mills via Pixnio)  
Published: March 22, 2017
The Atlantic
A study finds that wholesome school meals boost academic achievement. (Photo: DC Greens via Flickr) 
Published: March 20, 2017
U.S. News and World Report
An op-ed provides advocacy strategies for improving school food. (Photo: gdsteam via Flickr) 
Published: March 18, 2017
Food Tank
A student-run food business lands a major deal in the Philadelphia schools. (Photo: DC Central Kitchen via Flickr)