FoodCorps receives recognition in the blogosphere!
"I feel compelled to share another organization that is trying to revolutionize the way children are eating on a national level. I recently learned about an organization called FoodCorps through one of Marion Nestle’s blog posts (whom I regard as the godmother of all things related to nutrition, food politics and related topics). FoodCorps has an extremely grass-roots, hands-on goal to help minimize and eventually diminish the over-consumption of processed foods among children in public schools”
“Schools represent a microcosm of a community. They have buildings and transportation systems that use energy, support material-flow systems that use local resources, purchase goods and services, and generate waste into the waste stream. Schools impact the health and wellness of their populations and the local environment and economy by the food choices they make and the transportation options they support. And schools are a foundational conduit for our children to engage in the world they inhabit and the future they will inherit.”—