In its first year, the national volunteer initiative, FoodCorps, sent over 50 volunteer service members to sites across 10 states. With a mission to give all youth an enduring relationship with healthy food, young volunteers across the nation set out to:
- Teach kids about what healthy food is and where it comes from
- Build and tend school gardens
- Bring high-quality local food into public school cafeterias
FoodCorps is a part of the AmeriCorps network, a national volunteer service organization that puts over 70,000 service members to work across the nation each year. AmeriCorp service members can get ...