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Three Food Resolutions We Can All Make

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 12.23.2014 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

The global community needs to make three important New Years resolutions as part of the Milan Charter in 2015 in order to create a food system that makes hunger, obesity, food waste, and injustice part of the past.

There Really Is a Food Revolution Taking Place In America

Mike Metallo | Posted 06.04.2014 | Home
Mike Metallo

Gardening brings people from diverse and different backgrounds together -- families, young people, the elderly, neighbors, politicians -- to do something good, not just for your health and body, but for your community.

First Lady Michelle Obama Gets Down and Dirty on Leadership

Rana Florida | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

Just as a late spring thaw was finally settling in, I had the chance to catch up with the first lady, to ask her some important questions about leadership, collaboration and the balancing act of family, work and life. Her answers and insights reinforce her determination to get the job done.

AmeriCorps Works

Debra Eschmeyer | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact
Debra Eschmeyer

This week is AmeriCorps Week, during which AmeriCorps programs around the country shine a spotlight on the ways "AmeriCorps works." I asked our service members deployed in 250 schools in 12 states around the country what they think makes this service model work.

The Full School Food Equation

Debra Eschmeyer | Posted 12.16.2012 | Impact
Debra Eschmeyer

The reality is that if we want kids to be excited to find something healthier than fast food in their school cafeteria, we have to do more than change what's on the lunch tray.

50 Most Powerful People in Food? Whose Food?

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home
Jerusha Klemperer

This duality of sustainable food advocates on one end and industrial food giants on the other shows the growing power of each of the poles of our food system.

Make a Career of Humanity

Debra Eschmeyer | Posted 03.16.2012 | Impact
Debra Eschmeyer

MLK recognized the importance of the right to knowledge, engagement, and access to healthy food. When FoodCorps asked its first class of service members what they believe in, the influence of MLK was reflected in their statements.

FoodCorps Volunteers Teach Healthy Eating To At-Risk Young Kids (VIDEO)

Posted 01.06.2012 | Healthy Living

More than 17 percent of all children between the ages of two and 19 are clinically obese, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preven...

Happy Anniversary Let's Move! FoodCorps Recruiting First Class of Service Members

Debra Eschmeyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Debra Eschmeyer

This week, FoodCorps, a brand new and much anticipated national service organization, opens applications for its first class of service members.