Just Food For Thought: Stories

Monday, February 3, 2014

File 1601Just Food’s CSA subsidy program has been life-changing for many New York City residents, including Krista Tinei Oakes and her family.

Krista is a member of Brooklyn's Crown Heights CSA, one of 12 CSAs that received funding from Just Food this past season to help lower the cost of CSA shares for more...

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

File 1577When recent Farm School NYC graduate Yanet Rojas came to NYC from Peru in 1999, she set out to make a difference.  While her main interests were originally in advocacy for education, she gradually became more and more interested in food issues. Yanet wanted a space where she could grow her own fresh...

Monday, December 2, 2013

File 1565Representing Brooklyn’s Crown Heights CSA, Ashley Toombs and Jose Luis Chavez Rivera took home the Great CSA Smackdown championship title for their delicious dish –...

Monday, November 4, 2013

File 1545"Eating good food is a right," says Eileen Wallding of Whistle Down Farm, an organic vegetable farm in Hudson, NY. The farm, run by Eileen and her partner Nicholas Pandjiris, had been distributing the majority of their produce through CSA and...