Just Food For Thought

Monday, July 9, 2012

The summer season is officially in full swing, and Just Food’s Community Food Education program has a wealth of resources for New Yorkers looking for inspiration to create simple, healthy--and of course--delicious seasonal meals. Join us for our monthly cooking series at Whole Foods, or check out a Community Chef in action at one of...

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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

We are proud to welcome the youngest member of Just Food's Farmers' Circle—a place reserved for the most generous of all our wonderful supporters. Last month 12 year-old Sam Olsen raised nearly $1,200 for Just Food's City Chicken Project.

Sam met his first chicken just 12 short months ago while visiting friends in Rockport, Massachusetts. Their...

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Farm Bill—or more accurately the Food and Farm Bill--has a huge impact on what kind of food is available in your neighborhood, how that food is produced, and how much it costs.

The Farm Bill sets parameters and funding targets for many programs related to food stamps, food pantries, farmers markets, farm-to-institution purchasing and community food projects in our city. It determines crop subsidies and insurance and what kinds of farms get to benefit from them, influences pricing...

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