Just Food empowers and supports community leaders to advocate for and increase access to healthy, locally-grown food, especially in underserved NYC neighborhoods.
Each year, nearly a quarter million New Yorkers access fresh food in their neighborhood through Just Food's network of community food projects.
Taqwa's Family Tree
"From an early age a recurring theme with my family was growing our own food," says Kadeesha Williams, describing her life growing up in the family that led the charge to create Tawqa Community Farm in the Highbridge section of the Bronx. The farm was once an empty lot in Kadeesha's family's neighborhood.
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