We held our first true high school FFI meeting during the school day. Twenty-five students were in attendance, which is roughly 3/4ths of the larger group. Continue reading
My service site is a school district, and in the first week of October they held their High School Homecoming. On the Friday of the homecoming game and the school spirit day, I hosted a mystery taste test featuring an orange vegetable to compliment the school’s colors: sweet potatoes. Continue reading
Postville Elementary School celebrates Farm to School month with school garden sweet potatoes!
We’re back to school and excited to see how things have grown! Third-grade students helped FoodCorps service member Claire Anderson plant kale seedlings in the Postville school garden in May and by late August, the kale was plentiful for a taste-test in the cafeteria. Continue reading
Hi! I am Emma Dubay, a FoodCorps Service Member in Oelwein. I am originally from a small town in Vermont, but graduated with a degree in social work from St Olaf College in Northfield, MN. I am so excited to be continuing my exploration of the Midwest, here in Iowa! Continue reading
Meet Harleigh Boldridge – the new AmeriCorps member for Allamakee schools. Continue reading
The Allamakee Community School District in partnership with the NE Iowa Food and Fitness Initiative is accepting applications for a full-time AmeriCorps service member for the 2018-2019 school year. Continue reading
The after-school cooking club at Wings Park Elementary in Oelwein had a very busy year learning recipes and making healthy snacks and meals. Continue reading