Chicago Public Schools and Healthy Schools Campaign officially launched the Go for the Gold Campaign, in partnership with USDA Midwest, as part of the HealthierUS Schools initiative to promote healthier school environments.
Walgreens is converting some of its Chicago stores into full-service grocery stores.
Fed Up with School Lunch, a blog written by a teacher in Illinois who is eating school lunch for a year, volunteered at Common Threads summer camp at Kennedy-King College in Englewood. Read her post(s) here.
City governments are growing food for local food pantries from Madison to Des Moines.
Check out the updated Jobs and Opportunities page at Good Food for All.
LINK cards are currently accepted at five Chicago farmers markets. Groundswell Films produced this short video below on the LINK program. Read more about The Experimental Station, which began the pilot program this year.