Just Food For Thought

Monday, January 9, 2012

Eat your (winter) veggies this January!

Look for watercress that is dark green, shiny and alive. If you can’t find good watercress, substitute another winter green like curly endive, baby spinach, arugula or Belgian endive...

CFE, salad
Monday, December 5, 2011

Just Food Trainer Classie Parker with the Food Bank's Head Cook, Cathy Sturry

If you've ever been to a workshop led by Just Food Trainer Classie Parker, you know that canning is even more fun when there's dancing involved. Last month members of Harlem Community Farm Share learned this fact first hand. CSA members joined staff and clients of their...

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Where do food pantry staff and volunteers go to unleash their inner food geek? This spring, Just Food hosted a series of Veggie Educator trainings, which brought together 90 food pantry staff and volunteers to taste and talk about a rainbow of vegetables from golden beets to purple carrots, Swiss chard and purslane to banana peppers and more.

The Veggie Educator trainings are part of Just Food's Local Produce Link program, which helps food pantries and other emergency food programs...