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ASFC Update: Neighbor Loaves (& Meals)

This month, Shagbark Seed & Mill donated nearly 500 pounds of organic heirloom polenta to food access programs! Combined with your ongoing purchases from Village ... Read More

ASFC Update: Millers Peer Group

With nearly 50 millers from around the US, the Millers Peer Learning Group skipped our September meeting and decided to move to gathering every other ... Read More

UN Panel Publishes Sixth Assessment on Climate Change

by Rhyann Green

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the first chapter of its sixth assessment on Aug. 9, 2021. The Summary for Policymakers ... Read More

Biden Establishes Office of Climate Change & Health Equity

by Rhyann Green

On August 30, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) established the Office of Climate Change and Health Equity (OCCHE). ... Read More

Black Walnuts offer a Delicious Ingredient!

by Kiah Easton

Harvesting nuts from native walnut trees and planting more trees is an excellent way to offset carbon emission while also providing a healthy ... Read More

Climate Crisis: Will We Jump in Time?

by Michelle Ajamian

On the eve of the autumn, where day and night are equal for a day, I find myself wondering how we might ... Read More

Newsletter Delivers Info About Staple Foods

In the latest edition of the Staple Pulse, the Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative (ASFC) goes back to school with discussions of school menus that are ... Read More

Local Grain featured in School Lunch Program

by Kiah Easton

The lunch served at Portland Public School (PPS) in Oregon pictured here is “a typical meal of homemade pizza with whole-wheat crust (made ... Read More

School Food for All

by Michelle Ajamian

What if The Universal School Meal Act, could result in removing the stigma of the free meal? The Act offers all students, ... Read More

Rural Action

USDA Grant Awarded to Support Local Grain Research

by Rhyann Green

While the focus of increasing nutrition in school meals over the last few years has largely centered on incorporating more locally produced fruits ... Read More

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