To quote Shauna Ahern, "For years I have been fascinated by food. Today, I realized, I've been ignoring hunger." Looking for a way to make a difference? Here's one option. If you are already or will be 18 years old on Aug. 13, 2013, you can apply to be a FoodCorps service member. What's that? "FoodCorps recruits talented leaders for a year of paid public service building healthy school food environments in high-obesity, limited-resource communities." In other words, they're looking for incredible people to do something to help children instead of just thinking about it.
FoodCorps Farm Volunteers
If you're chosen -- and it is a competitive program -- you'll be assigned to a site in one of 15 states, building gardens and working to bring locally grown food into public school cafeterias.More »