Your support will empower low-income communities of color with the resources and education needed to combat food scarcity and its negative impacts on health
Help us eradicate food insecurity now
Your support will empower low-income communities of color with the resources and education needed to combat food scarcity and its negative impacts on health:
Here’s how your support makes a difference:
provides a family with a grocery bag filled with a fresh produce and healthy staples such as brown rice and beans for cooking nutritious food at home each week.
provides a family with a two week supply of fresh produce and healthy staples such as brown rice and beans for cooking nutritious food at home.
buys all necessary supplies and equipment for a healthy cooking demo to show students and families how to incorporate fresh produce from a TFFJ farm in their meals at home.
sponsors one youth-led food justice and leadership conference that unites all TFFJ sites for students to share knowledge and develop their advocacy skills to work for better futures in their respective communities.
supports one month of fresh healthy groceries for five families.
sends home hydroponic growing kits and curriculum to 30 students who are attending school remotely.
supports a full semester of after school nutrition, health and food justice advocacy leadership training for students across New York City.
supports a workforce development opportunity in hydroponics for a Farmer-Educator, who is responsible for all student engagement in operating and managing TFFJ farms and food distributions and in co-teaching curriculum that ties the farm to STEM learning.
buys one large vertical hydroponic growing system, producing more than 4,000 pounds of fresh, healthy produce per year.
“I didn’t know that in the areas where obesity is highest, people are the most food insecure. That sort of blew my mind.” — TFFJ Student