Just Food For Thought: Stories

Monday, January 4, 2016

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“Whether you’re running a farmers’ market, CSA, school or community garden, urban farm, food pantry, social enterprise or food cooperative, advocacy skills are important assets to support and advance your project and to change the larger policy landscape in which healthy...

Friday, November 20, 2015


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....

Monday, October 26, 2015

“Training of Trainers allowed me to do two things I love: cook and teach,” says Christy Robb, Food Services Director at St. Johns Bread & Life in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. “I hadn’t thought of myself in that way, and it had a huge personal impact on me.”

Just Food is inviting advocates, organizers, workshop leaders, staff and volunteers of community organizations to attend our ...

Monday, September 28, 2015

October 5th’s Let Us Eat Local is a celebration of Just Food’s community--including regional and urban farms, community activists, mindful eaters, and an array of New York City’s finest restaurants providing delicious leadership in the sustainable food movement...