Entries by Anne Craig

Tustin Unified Incorporates Program to Feed Fresh, Healthy California Food to Orange County Kids

On March 17, Tustin Unified School District Nutrition Services kitchens kicked off its participation in the “California Thursdays” program, a collaboration between the Center for Ecoliteracy and participating school districts to serve healthy, freshly prepared school meals featuring California-grown foods. The program, which was first developed and piloted in the Oakland Unified School District during the […]

To Break Cycle of Poverty, Claremont-CA Nonprofit Forms Community Alliance for Urban Sustainable Ag

In 2011, Nancy Mintie, founder of Claremont, CA-based Uncommon Good saw in urban agriculture an opportunity to help fulfill her organization’s mission to break intergenerational poverty cycles and give people the tools to lift themselves up. Mintie says her embrace of urban agriculture in Uncommon Good’s ongoing efforts to promote health, wellness, education and sustainability […]