Education

FoodCorps Members Keep Students Learning About Food

FoodCorps service members continue to serve students as they conduct food and nutrition education online and assist with emergency school meals.

New on the Podcast: Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah on Youth-Powered Agricultural Development

Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.

New on the Podcast: Rebecca Eyre on Equity in Eating Disorder Treatment and Curt Ellis on FoodCorps and Food and Nutrition Education

Rebecca Eyre discusses equity in eating disorder treatment. Curt Ellis discusses school food and nutrition education

How Garden-Based Education Programs Are Adapting to COVID-19

In response to school closures as a result of COVID-19, two garden-based education programs in the South are adapting similar approaches to continue to use gardening as an educational tool for students.

New on the Podcast: Emily Simoness Talks the Intersection of Food and the Arts, Feeding Food-Insecure Families

The Founder and Executive Director of Ryder Farm, Emily Simoness, talks about SPACE’s contributions at Ryder Farm and the local community, and how the program integrates people into the food system.

Marc Oshima on Innovations in Urban Vertical Farming and Frida Herrera-Endinjok on Nutrition Justice

According to AeroFarms co-founder and CMO Marc Oshima, vertical farming and aeroponics can help slow climate change and support community food security. Later, student activist and master gardener Frida Herrera-Endinjok describes her approach to nutrition justice: building urban gardens and fighting food waste.

New on the Podcast: Devon Klatell, Dr. Katie Wilson Talk the Role of Philanthropy, School Lunches, and Access to Healthy Food

The Managing Director of The Rockefeller Foundation Devon Klatell discusses how philanthropies can empower the food system. Then, Danielle talks with Dr. Katie Wilson about the importance of school nutrition staff employees and how policymakers can help increase access to food in a safe manner.

Living the Slow Food Life During Lockdown

Through Slow Food Live, a series of free, live, online sessions people around the world can learn how to live a Slow Food lifestyle while staying inside during the coronavirus pandemic.

Colby Duren Talks Indigenous Food and Agriculture Policy

Dani and Colby discuss food and agriculture policy from Tribal governments to the federal government. They also talk about the importance of teaching youth about agriculture, business, policy, and nutrition.

Healthy Habits: 14 Governments and NGOs Promoting the Mediterranean Diet

Government policies and organizations are implementing programs that encourage and provide access to a diet high in fresh, nutritious foods.