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How the Navajo Nation Is Reclaiming Food Sovereignty

At Coffee Pot Farms, master gardener Artie Yazzie and others host gardening classes and tastings in an effort to teach locals about the varieties of fruits and vegetables that grow in the ... Navajo N... read more

The Navajo Nation Is Reclaiming Its Native Food Culture

At Coffee Pot Farms, master gardener Artie Yazzie and others host gardening classes and tastings in an effort to teach locals about the varieties of fruits and vegetables that grow in the ... Navajo N... read more

School nutrition and gardening classes aim to grow healthy eating habits

"The tastings part of the curriculum has been extremely popular and effective," Cuneen said, "and local farm expeditions where children have had the opportunity to eat broccoli and other vegetables .. ... read more

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Iles develops community garden as part of environmental initiative

Iles is one of many schools across the country taking part in the initiative, spearheaded by the international charity Free the Children. To help students learn about how to grow ... vegetables, such ... read more


Restaurants pledged to make kids’ meals healthier – but the data show not much has changed

Most entrees on a kids’ menu are either fried, breaded or doused in cheese. Fresh fruits and vegetables are ... for nearly half of all food spending. Kids deserve tasty, nutritious meals to help them ... read more

YMCA launches national Healthy Kids initiative

The Healthy Kids Day initiative will help combat the growing ... eat 2 cups of vegetables daily, while boys the same age should have 2 and 1/2 cups, according to the USDA. Appelsies said training chil... read more

New initiative seeks to grow community through urban farming

Part of the Growing Neighbors project ... the project has brought in children from local schools and other parts of the community, McKinney said. “It’s been great to learn from others, and it brings a ... read more

National Farm-to-School Month: 30 Innovative Programs Connecting Kids and Farms

The National Farm to School Network estimates that for every dollar invested in farm-to-school activities, it can generate more than two dollars in local economic activity, increase children’s fruit a... read more

Global garden: How one man’s vision to feed his family blossomed into an international effort

Rather than waiting weeks for a fitting or other part ... with growing plants without soil — at an experimental base run by the Ministry of Agriculture in Nevis, which was also hit hard by Hurricane I... read more

On the issues - candidates for U.S. Senator

I am laser-focused on growing ... I'm pleased that part of my agenda, my bipartisan Careers Act, was signed into law earlier this year. My legislation will help school districts hire more career couns... read more

The Future of Food: Five Frontiers

Read more from Slate’s special issue on the future of food. Generations of kids have grown up forbidden to taste chocolate ... We’ll explore how we grow food, package it, genetically engineer it, and ... read more

Lessons in lunch: Elementary students learn ingredients come from places besides grocery store

Lasagna stuffed with from-scratch noodles, whole-wheat bread sticks made with organic flour, a salad bar teeming with just-picked vegetables ... locally grown food is important for growing bodies. The... read more



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