Just Food empowers and supports community leaders to advocate for and increase access to healthy, locally-grown food, especially in underserved NYC neighborhoods.
Each year, nearly a quarter million New Yorkers access fresh food in their neighborhood through Just Food’s network of community food projects.
On a brisk Saturday morning in October, a group of eight curious clients from New Hope Family Worship Center are taking a tour of one of the gardens run by East New York Farms. As their youth guide enthusiastically points out hot peppers, collard greens, and late-season tomatoes, Marcia Denson brings up the rear of the group, chiming in with ideas about how to cook nutritious and delicious dishes using these ingredients.
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