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Crossroads is seeking a part-time Healthy Eating Educator to provide hands-on, culturally appropriate healthy eating lessons at local elementary schools, Crossroads Farmers Market, and other community sites. The program aims to increase knowledge of healthy food, likelihood of making healthier food choices, and increased engagement in local food system issues. More information and instructions on how to apply can be found here.
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Farm bill contains farmers market program that food advocates for the poor see as hopeful
“Farm bill contains farmers market program that food advocates for the poor see as hopeful,” January 2014, The Washington Post. This article, written by DC Food Writer Tim Carman, discusses the economic benefits of supporting double-dollar programs at farmers markets.
Food stamps at the farmers market
“Roberts: Food stamps at the farmers market,” July 2015, MetroWest Daily News. Cokie Roberts and Steven V. Roberts discuss giving healthy bonuses for nutritious food.
Innovative leaders transforming metro DC’s food system
“Fifty+ under 50: innovative leaders transforming metro DC’s food system,” August 2015, Elevation DC. Executive Director Christie Balch is featured, along with our market vendors (and microenterprise training program participants) Roy & Arti!