Helping kids make healthier choices by connecting the lessons they learn in their classrooms to the foods they eat on their lunch trays, at home, and in their communities.

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How You can help:

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Educators passionate about food and nutrition will be trained in a cohort for the upcoming year.

We encourage you to apply or nominate others who you think would be a great fit.

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Bring Pilot Light to your school. Assist with program delivery. Nominate a passionate teacher.

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Donate generously.

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Our ever-growing team needs champions of food and nutrition, who are willing and able to help us achieve our goals.

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Our Blog: Feeding Minds

April 12, 2019

Envisioning a Food Educated Chicago

Last month, Pilot Light welcomed representatives from partner organizations to The Future of Food Education, a breakfast designed to foster conversations and visioning around a food educated Chicago. Hosted at the University of Chicago‚Äôs Polsky Center and in partnership with its Community Programs Accelerator, guests from more than 20 organizations participated, including Growing Home, Common […]

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