Just Food For Thought

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...

Thursday, July 1, 2010

From 2003 to 2010, Just Food hosted more than 50 AmeriCorps*VISTA members. These dedicated volunteers committed themselves to a year of service to fight poverty and increase food security in New York City. The first crop of VISTA members built the capacity of innovative food security projects throughout the city, from east Brooklyn to the South Bronx. They raised funds for East New York Farms!, supported the launch of the Forest Hills CSA, and started an urban farm stand in the Bronx which...

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

By Monica Gagnon, NYC Field Coordinator for WhyHunger

Over the past year at WhyHunger I had the opportunity to co-produce this film on the food and climate connection with WhyHunger Global Movements staff and filmmaker Sara Grady.  In addition to helping create the outline for the film, I traveled with Sara to the Rodale Institute in Pennsylvania to interview agroecology expert Tim LaSalle, and worked on...

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