June 26, 2015

by Casey Tran, Communications Associate, Grassroots Change One in three American children are overweight or obese. With the overall obesity rate climbing, food advocates are looking to transform the food system, and change the way people consume and think about food. Farm to school is one such approach. Through farm …

May 13, 2015

The Lens May 12, 2015 By Claudia Barker That’s what the Edible Schoolyard New Orleans is all about. At the five open-admissions public schools managed by the FirstLine charter management organization, we’re working to change the way children eat, learn and live. FirstLine believes that food education is a vital …

May 4, 2015

Westword By Luke Leavitt May 4, 2015 Farm-to-school programs are designed to provide school cafeterias with farm-fresh food. The benefits are clear: Sourcing school lunches from local farms provides kids with healthier options; it boosts the local agricultural community; and it has less of an impact on the environment, as …