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3 February 2020

JK Community Farm sets goal of 108,000 meals to reduce hunger

February 3, 2020 LOUDOUN COUNTY, VA — JK Community Farm, a 150-acre nonprofit farm in western Loudoun County started in 2018 to help address hunger in the D.C. area, expects to donate 135,000 pounds of food in 2020. The farm also plans to expand its food donations from Northern Virignia into the District of Columbia through a new partnership. The 135,000 pounds of food will be able to provide 108,000 meals [...]

6 November 2019

How do we keep our soil healthy?

November 6, 2019 Members of our community continue to let us know how grateful they are that our 150 acre community farm is not a housing development…so are we! But more important to us is that the land is enrolled in a conservation program and we are taking care of our soil. We love the beautiful landscape of Loudoun County and are happy to be preventing land degradation in our county. Land [...]

24 October 2019

Doesn’t organic just mean dirty

October 24, 2019 This week we were asked the question, “doesn’t organic just mean dirty?” No! But what is organic? And why are we so passionate about organic and locally grown food? The fruits and vegetables we are consuming contain fewer nutrients than they ever have in the past due to farming techniques, and the amount of time it takes for our food to get from farm to table. Fresher food not [...]

12 April 2019

JK Moving starts farm to alleviate hunger in Loudoun

April 12, 2019 Leesburg, Va. — JK Moving Services, a global moving, storage, relocation, and logistics enterprise, announced the opening of the JK Community Farm, a JK Moving signature charitable initiative that will have a lasting and healthy impact on struggling families within the Loudoun community and beyond. The farm is a philanthropic effort designed to alleviate hunger by growing and harvesting crops and livestock and donating them to nonprofits, including [...]

24 October 2018

JK Moving named a top corporate citizen

October 24, 2018 JK Moving Services in Sterling is being honored as a top corporate citizen by the Washington Business Journal for its partnership with Loudoun Hunger Relief. The award will be presented during the Journal’s 2018 Corporate Philanthropy Awards on Nov. 9. This year, the company established the JK Community Farm, a charitable effort designed to alleviate hunger by growing and harvesting crops and livestock and donating them to Loudoun [...]

15 June 2018

JK Moving and Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy partner to protect property in Loudoun

June 15, 2018 Leesburg, Va. — Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy (LWC) and JK Moving Services, a global moving, storage, relocation, and logistics enterprise, announced that they are partnering to protect an 87-acre parcel of land in northern Loudoun County called Stumptown Woods that has more native species of plants and wildlife indigenous to Loudoun and Virginia than is typical. To protect the land, JK Moving has purchased the property for nearly $1 million [...]

7 May 2018

Start of something good at JK Community Farm

May 7, 2018 Volunteers joined JK Community Farm Manager Michael Smith on Monday to plant the first crop at the farm: onions. The charitable farm is starting on 10 acres, where volunteers will plant, grow and harvest onions, potatoes, sweet potatoes, lettuce, Swiss chard, kale, tomatoes, peppers, and bush beans. In the first year, JK Community Farm is expected to donate 53,000 pounds of crops along with meat, at an estimate [...]