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Butternut Blogging: How Taste Tests Work
Once
we finished the apple taste tests this past fall, it came time for butternut
squash! This was the Fayetteville Public School District’s first time putting
this vegetable on the menu and it was
locally sourced.   The students have
already been eating sw...
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Guest Post: A Letter from a FoodCorps Service Site Supervisor
The beginnings of Harp's garden. Photo credit: CT Erickson A year ago, 25 students and myself stood in the middle of our playground and imagined for the first time what a school garden could look like. We measured…researched…called any person we could get a...
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A good year, with more to come
As we dive in to this new year, we wanted to share a few of our thoughts so far: What makes us beam with pride… My kindergartners all know the five components of my plate. They are excited to discuss food. We have chickens! We are going to have our first ed...
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Weed it and Reap
Fifth grade classes make vegetarian tacos with homemade tortillas for their Thanksgiving lesson. Last week I taught a Thanksgiving lesson to two fifth grade classes. I described Thanksgiving as a time of year when everyone is cheery; people reach out to tha...
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FC Southeast Needs Your Help!
FoodCorps Seeks Gathering Space in the South! FoodCorps  needs your help finding a location for the  first  FoodCorps southern regional gathering! Can you think of a place that would work well for hosting 25 food system leaders for a week of training, refle...
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After conducting a school wide food audit at Bayyari Elementary School, I would say that we are well on our way to producing some of the healthiest school trash cans around.   On October 22 nd , about forty-five 5th grade students arrived to school a little...
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Juggling with Grace
  Hello out there my fellow FoodCorps humans in Internetland!  Have you ever felt a little overwhelmed? I know I have, especially lately. We
can all get comfortable with routine and start to take the consistency and
mundane for granted. Moving to Fayettevil...
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Jenn shares a recipe for delicious fall salad!
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Fresh Salad for Food Day!
Jenn prepares salad for the health fair. This season in the Marshall Educational Garden we have a
wonderful variety of leafy greens and root vegetables flourishing in our greenhouse.
To celebrate Food Day this week, FoodCorps Service member Jenn and her stu...
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During F2S month apple tastings, service member Kelsie Shearerr amazed crowds of elementary schoolers with her apple-juggling skills. In her first blog posts, she shares how, with FoodCorps, she not only juggles apples, but garden clubs, local produce processing, and so much more. 
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