Just Food For Thought

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

“A lot of kids don’t know about the chicken and the egg – and now, they’re learning about food and starting to understand where it comes from,” says Reverend Robert Ennis Jackson of Bed-Stuy’s Brooklyn Rescue Mission.  

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Friday, May 3, 2013

In 2012, Chelsea’s PS 11 got some new school pets, but they weren’t the usual gerbils and turtles. Thanks to the help of Just Food, the school was able to build a chicken coop now occupied by nine hens. Over the past year, students have come to love the flock, including favorites Pecky, Roxy, and Kebab . “Sometimes when I feed them they come to me,” one fourth grader proudly...

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

We are proud to welcome the youngest member of Just Food's Farmers' Circle—a place reserved for the most generous of all our wonderful supporters. Last month 12 year-old Sam Olsen raised nearly $1,200 for Just Food's City Chicken Project.

Sam met his first chicken just 12 short months ago while visiting friends in Rockport, Massachusetts. Their...

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...