Just Food For Thought: Stories

Monday, June 3, 2013
File 1320
Visit Tremont Park on Tuesdays from July through October and you’re likely to see Karen Washington running La Familia Verde Farmers’ Market, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this season. In 2003, when La Familia Verde Coalition was looking to launch their community-led market, Karen enlisted Just Food’s help to advocate...
Friday, May 3, 2013

In 2012, Chelsea’s PS 11 got some new school pets, but they weren’t the usual gerbils and turtles. Thanks to the help of Just Food, the school was able to build a chicken coop now occupied by nine hens. Over the past year, students have come to love the flock, including favorites Pecky, Roxy, and Kebab . “Sometimes when I feed them they come to me,” one fourth grader proudly...

Monday, April 8, 2013


This season, Norwich Meadows Farm owner Zaid Kurdieh is one of 100+ regional farmers providing New York City communities with fresh, locally grown food through Just Food’s CSA Network. If you want to support local farms and get access to healthy, organic produce, now’s the perfect time to join a CSA: find yours!...

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Meet the Keynote:  

On Saturday, March 30, award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer, and activist Byron Hurt will present the keynote address at the Just Food Conference 2013. Hurt's latest film, Soul Food Junkies, was awarded Best Documentary by the 2012 American Black Film Festival, and has been called "an instant...