Just Food For Thought: Stories

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Fall crop of kale at Anthill Farm.

In the summer of 2007, the four Ballentine siblings – Sky, Steven, Rebecca, and Galen – collectively purchased a 35-acre dairy farm with the intention of contributing to the landscape where they were born and raised.

Anthill Farm of Honesdale, PA is about as diverse as a northeast farm can be – a patchwork of vegetable fields,...

Friday, August 20, 2010

On August 10, Just Food joined hundreds of New York City community gardeners and supporters at a public hearing in Manhattan to give voice to the vital role community gardens provide in city neighborhoods and the need to ensure their permanent protection.

A decade ago, city-owned community gardens were under threat of demolition as part of a...

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Meeting the Imani Garden chickens

On Saturday, July 10, more than 40 intrepid bikers joined Just Food and Transportation Alternatives on a leisurely rolling tour of Brooklyn chicken coops, led by City Farms Trainer Eric Thomann and Just Food's own Owen Taylor. Bikers wended their way from Prospect Lefferts Gardens to Crown Heights to Bedford...