Curt Ellis, Sarah Ting

FoodCorps: Raising Adventurous Eaters

Curt Ellis, Sarah Ting

Talk: FoodCorps: Raising Adventurous Eaters

Curt Ellis, CEO of the national nonprofit FoodCorps, offers tips, tricks, and success stories about how to get our kids excited about healthy food. He shares the remarkable story of how the young leaders in FoodCorps are turning schools into places that put students on a path toward health, happiness, and fulfillment of their potential.

Curt Ellis

Curtis Cleland 'Curt' Ellis is an American filmmaker, social entrepreneur, and advocate for sustainable agriculture and healthy food. He serves as co-founder and Executive Director of the nonprofit organization FoodCorps. He shared a Peabody Award in 2008 for King Corn, which he co-produced and starred in, and in 2011 he won the Heinz Award for his work in the sustainable food movement.

Sarah Ting

Sarah Ting is one of six FoodCorps members who works with the Oakland Unified School District, where she teaches and collaborates with the Farm-to-School Supervisor on district level procurement for the National School Meal Program. She helped Oakland public school students learn about healthy food and joined First Lady Michelle Obama to help plant the sixth consecutive White House Kitchen Garden in 2014.