FoodCorps North Carolina and Farm-to-School: A Recipe for Healthy Kids

In honor of CEFS' 20th anniversary, this is the first in a series of stories exploring the impact that CEFS has made on the state of North Carolina and beyond. Radishes! Sitting around a table at a regional sustainable agriculture conference, North Carolina's FoodCorps service members exude youthful optimism.  They are discussing what attracted [...]

2016-11-26T09:32:09-05:00May 1st, 2014|E-News, FoodCorps NC|

Cafeteria Taste-Testing

By Sarah Dixon, Gaston Cooperative Extension FoodCorps Service Member October's kale salad was a riotous affair, given that it was our first time doing the taste tests and the kids' first time seeing the garden teacher in the cafeteria offering things to eat in little plastic cups. A few kids surprised me by spreading rumors [...]

2016-11-26T09:32:47-05:00February 25th, 2013|E-News, FoodCorps NC|

Helping Grow Healthy Kids: North Carolina to Serve as FoodCorps Site in Ten-State Launch

High-caliber organizations with demonstrated experience implementing Farm to School and school garden programs selected as inaugural host sites for 2011 RALEIGH (November 30, 2010) — 4-H and the Center for Environmental Farming Systems proudly announce their role as hosts for FoodCorps, a new national AmeriCorps school garden and Farm to School service program, launching in [...]

2016-11-26T09:33:40-05:00November 30th, 2010|FoodCorps NC, Press Release|