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FoodCorps Helping Kids Grow Up Healthy


Are you looking to get more involved in your community?  Do you enjoy gardening, helping people (especially kids) and want to learn new skills?  FoodCorps is accepting applications for its next class of future leaders.  FoodCorps places motivated  leaders in limited-resource communities for a year of public service.  FoodCorps Service Members currently serve in 15 states, including Connecticut. Working under the direction of local partner organizations, service members:

  • 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

If your interested in learning more about FoodCorps or becoming a FoodCorps Service Member, please visit:


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