• Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) celebrates National Farm to School Month! Check out FoodCorps MT service members with Superintendent of Schools Denise Juneau at the Growing Leaders Youth Summit held in Missoula on October 6-8th, 2013. http://opi.mt.gov
  • Erin Jackson, service member in Bozeman, was published in Montana Parent’s October 2013 issue, featuring Farm to School! You can read the entire magazine here: http://digital.turn-page.com/i/183225
  • Nicki Jimenez is highlighted in the local news, Lake County Leader, for lunches that “live la vida local.” Check it out!
  • The Montana Standard showcased the Americorps program collaboration for the National Day of Service, Sept. 9th, with service members helping out at the Butte Emergency Food Bank.
  • Andi Giddings is featured in the Montana Standard for her gardening club activities in Butte Public Schools this fall. Read about it here.
  • KPAX news covered the amazing work of Katie Wheeler, helping with the Flathead lunch program to incorporate more local, fresh ingredients for all students throughout the summer months. Read about it and watch the video here!
  • Katie Wheeler, MTCC AmeriCorps VISTA with the FoodCorps team, helped the Kalispell food service director figure out how to locally source beef for the entire school district!
  • Red Lodge member, Alyssa Charney, recorded a segment for AERO on the Air, which aired on MTPR on March 1st.  Check out the transcript here.  
  • The Lake County Leader called our work “a striking example of a new movement in Western Montana…” 
  • On October 28, Montana Public Radio’s Evening Edition featured Flathead-area members Katie Wheeler and Lindsay Howard, as well as super-star food service director in Somers, Robin Vogler. Our section of the show starts 6 minutes and 54 seconds in.
  • The Helena IR, Billings Gazette, Missoulian, and Montana Standard all ran front-page FoodCorps stories over Labor Day weekend! 
  • The New York Times columnist Mark Bittman called FoodCorps “symbolic of just what we need: a national service program that aims to improve nutrition education for children, develop school gardening projects and change what’s being served on school lunch trays.” He also noted the groundwork laid by Montana FoodCorps on his blog!
  • The Washington Post said that FoodCorps will do the “heavy lifting” for addressing the myriad of problems facing our national school lunch program. (And yes, there’s even a quote from Montana here!)
  • Famous and fiery Jamie Oliver chose a Montana Summer Associate blog as the August blog of the month.
  • The USDA featured Montana FoodCorps as part of the Know Your Food, Know Your Farmer initiative.
  • The Montana Standard loved Summer Associate Todd McPherson’s work with Jackson’s Community Garden in Sheridan
  • School food service director Robin Vogler called Summer Associates “a blessing,” in the West Shore News.
  • MTCC VISTA with the FoodCorps team, Lindsay Howard, is featured in the Lake Valley Leader for her efforts “to improve the local economy and keep more locally grown food at home.” 
  • MTCC VISTAs with the FoodCorps team were quoted in the Lake County Leader regarding Polson’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.