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California Teens Win National 4-H Recognition

At a time when many young people are fighting obesity and don’t understand the food system, two California 4-H members – Bryanne Sanchez and Samuel Sugarman – are gaining national …

UC launches Good Food for Local Schools website

School lunches play a vital role in feeding and nourishing America’s children. More than 30 million of the nation’s children eat at least one meal a day at school. There is an opportunity, …

The Garden as Food Classroom

“Gardening is something empowering that kids can do themselves, which shows them that they can make a difference. It gives them an opportunity to create something positive and dynamic.” Ping …

Seeing the Beauty in Pollinators

“I see the world through a viewfinder. The work that I do is about the diversity of pollinators, their importance in our food supply and ecosystem, the beauty and the …

Teens develop life skills through cooking

Teens in Portland, Oregon, are acquiring vital job and life skills through a free culinary after-school program called the Portland Kitchen. Students are learning how to cook food and preparing …

4-H re-examined in new book

A new book re-examines the 100-year old 4-H program…and comes to some unexpected conclusions. Kiera Butler’s Raise: What 4-H Teaches 7 Million Kids—and How Its Lessons Could Change Food and …