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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Part of a Community

On December 4, 2010, Just Food hosted our 2nd biennial Farmer Summit at the Pfeiffer Center in Chestnut Ridge, NY. Fifty participants, representing more than 20 farms in Just Food’s network, took part in a full day of workshops and information sharing. The Farmer Summit is a wonderful opportunity for CSA and additional product farmers to come together,...

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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Michael Pollan Wins Lennon Ono Grant for Peace

With Thanksgiving under our belts (literally) and the holiday season officially in full swing, Just Food has quite a bit of exciting news to celebrate this fall.

In October, journalist, best-selling author, and sustainable food champion Michael Pollan won the 2010 Lennon Ono Grant for Peace. The biennial award was created in 2002 to honor the former Beatles legend’s peace and human rights activism. Pollan designated...

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Friday, August 20, 2010

On August 10, Just Food joined hundreds of New York City community gardeners and supporters at a public hearing in Manhattan to give voice to the vital role community gardens provide in city neighborhoods and the need to ensure their permanent protection.

A decade ago, city-owned community gardens were under threat of demolition as part of a...

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