Just Food For Thought

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

At Just Food’s Conference on March 15th, New York City Comptroller and longtime ally of Just Food Scott Stringer presented the McKinley Hightower-Beyah Award to South Bronx resident Dawn Ortiz. Just Food launched the award in 2008 to commemorate McKinley Hightower-Beyah, a dear friend of Just Food, for his lifelong work and achievements. Each year, the award highlights an outstanding youth who has demonstrated a commitment to urban agriculture, community leadership, and social justice...

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

These luscious, fragrant mushroom caps make for a great appetizer or simple vegetarian entrée, and are also delicious on top of pasta. The recipe comes from The Connecticut Farm Table Cookbook, a collection of 150 delicious recipes plus stories and tales from the farmers, fishers, ranchers, foragers, and purveyors who make it all possible. 

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 tablespoon soy...

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Just Food is thrilled to welcome Barbara Turk, the Mayor's Director of Food Policy as a presenter at the annual Just Food Conference on March 15th. 

Barbara, along with other leaders in city government will share their experience, goals and challenges in working to build equity in the planning, implementation and impact of their work on the panel, "Building Equity in City Government." 

Just Food’s annual conference...

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