Nav menu toggle
Nav menu toggle
Close nav menu


We could not do our work without the support of our diverse community, including Walkers, donors, public policy makers, teachers, and Volunteers.


Jane Hirschi, the author of Ripe for Change: Garden-based learning in schools and the founding director of CitySprouts. Jane shares her take on the importance of garden-based learning with children and some tips for how to get a school garden program up and running.

> Read more

Filed under: Spotlights, Children and Schools, Community Solutions

Gardening Stock Image

“We don’t tend to hire people who have farming experience,” says Anne Richmond, GTC Program Director. “We hire people in our community who are passionate, have a hunger to learn, and are connected."

> Read more

Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Healthy Food, Community Solutions

Chef Nick in Lowell

For Lowell schoolchildren, Mill City Grows makes sure that food is more than just lunch, it’s part of the curriculum, helping students develop positive eating habits early on, all while having fun and learning.

> Read more

Filed under: Spotlights, Community Solutions

Mark Winne

"We have to stop making claims that we are going to end hunger by simply feeding people... unless we're also going to attack the underlying causes of hunger."

> Read more

Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Informing Public Policy, Community Solutions, General