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FoodCorps AmeriCorps Member Gets Big Surprise on Rachael Ray...

FoodCorps AmeriCorps Member Gets Big Surprise on Rachael Ray Show

Here’s a great segment from the Rachael Ray Show from earlier this week with the host and Jessica Alba featuring the service of FoodCorps AmeriCorps member Noel Webster. Follow the link to watch the big reveal for the Washington, DC, City Blossoms national service member who educates children about healthy foods and eating habits.

Serving Up Healthy Food and a Healthier Next Generation

As Secretary of Agriculture, I take USDA’s nickname of the “People’s Department”—first coined by President Abraham Lincoln—to heart. Over the past five years, we have worked hard to build upon our tradition of service to the American people, supporting both the farmers and ranchers who grow our food and giving American families confidence that the food they buy at the grocery store is safe, healthy and affordable.

Cultivating Healthy Futures

In the spring of 2009, the seeds of our organization—and the seeds for a healthy future— were planted by two important White House initiatives. That March, shovels dug in to break ground on the White House Kitchen Garden, and a few weeks later, President Obama signed the bipartisan Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act into law. Motivated to reverse the startling trend in childhood obesity and usher in a new era of service, FoodCorps' founding team was inspired by these two events and saw in them an opportunity to engage AmeriCorps in building a more sustainable, healthful and equitable food system.
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