Food-Insecure Schools Are the Next Major Frontier for Indoor Farming — thespoon

Teens For Food Justice was featured in  thespoon on September 17, 2018.

“TFFJ, a nonprofit created in 2009 to involve at-risk-area teens in community service projects. A second farm launched in 2016, and TFFJ now operates in Manhattan, the Bronx, and Brooklyn at Title 1 schools. These schools typically serve low-income areas, many of which are also food-insecure zones.”

“It’s also a vicious cycle. As anyone who’s ever skipped a meal knows, hunger throws both brain and body out of whack and can severely impact things like the ability to concentrate and even make sound decisions.”

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