Inspired by School Lunch

Last week, Natasha Hegmann’s sleepy 7am local produce processing routine was upset by something delicious. At the crack of dawn on Tuesdays, I buzz the back door of the Ennis School kitchen. Our head cook, Tammy, busily pops open the door and greets me with...

Saving the Season

Today in garden program we would be saving seeds. The kids displayed keen interest in the concept, spouting remarks like, “So you can save any kind of seed? Can I save pepper seeds? Peppers are my favorite.” Or, “Why doesn’t everyone save...

Becoming a Hyalite Hiker

Erin Jackson is a FoodCorps Service Member in Bozeman, MT. One of the first things I noticed about my new service site, Hyalite Elementary School, was that the mascot is a Hiker. Growing up in Vermont, I spent much of my free time in the mountains, so I felt an...

9/11 National Day of Service in Glendive

National Days of Service are an awesome opportunity to work with some new, diverse community partners and just do something different. On significant days throughout the year, FoodCorps service members around the country and our counterparts in other fields of...