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16 February 2024

Purcellville’s JK Community Farm reaches 1 million pounds of food donated

February 16, 2024 Times-Mirror Staff Report - Feb 14, 2024  The JK Community Farm, a 150-acre farm near Purcellville, is marking a milestone on its fifth anniversary: the farm has donated 1 million pounds of food since its inception, according to a press release. The farm grows crops and livestock and donates the meat and produce to nonprofits in order to alleviate hunger in the region. It is the nation's [...]

26 October 2023

JK Community Farm Develops Extensive Food Education Curriculum as Part of Efforts to End Hunger

October 26, 2023 Learning Materials Enhance Farm’s Field Trip Program STERLING, Va. (October 18, 2023)—The JK Community Farm, a 150-acre farm in Purcellville, Virginia that grows crops and livestock and donates them to nonprofits to alleviate hunger, has developed a food education curriculum, thanks to funding from Truist, Junior League of Northern Virginia and 100 Women Strong. The curriculum complements and enhances its current curriculum that is used with the farm’s [...]

23 May 2023

JK Community Farm Plantathon 2023

May 22, 2023 With Volunteer Help, JK Community Farm Plants for Record Harvest PURCEVILLE, Va. (LOUDOUN NOW), Volunteers gathered at JK Community Farm over the weekend to help plant 50,000 seedlings, kicking off the growing season for the program that is expected this year to surpass 1 million pounds of fresh produce donated to area food pantries. Teams from companies and civic groups, along with individuals of all ages, signed [...]

5 October 2022

JK Community Farm’s Mission for the Community – NBC 4

October 3, 2022 PURCEVILLE, Va. (NBC 4) - NBC 4's Tommy McFLY stops by the JK Community Farm to highlight the work of Sam Kuhn, her team, and dedicated volunteers who help those with food insecurities. He reports on the unique experience to be had on the 150-acre property and showcases the true meaning behind farm to table with the perspective of where food comes from. View the video. [...]

2 August 2022

Interns From Local Businesses Volunteer At JK Community Farm on National Intern Day

August 2, 2022 LOUDOUN NOW - JK Community Farm hosted its annual Intern Day for area companies on Friday. Businesses were invited to send teams of interns to the farm for teambuilding as well as a chance to give back to the community. Five companies—Infinitive, Northwest Federal Credit Union, Pine Ridge Landscaping, CapRelo and JK Moving—sent around 30 interns for a day of harvesting and caring for crops. Samantha Kuhn, [...]

27 June 2022

Survey reveals 1 out of 3 people in D.C. region experience food insecurity

June 27, 2022 WASHINGTON POST - Nearly one-third of people living in the Washington region struggled to access food last year, according to a new report released last week by the Capital Area Food Bank. The analysis, culled from a random sampling survey of nearly 4,000 residents across the region, also presents a deeper illustration of how hunger’s impact has changed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020. The [...]

22 May 2022

Fox 5 Visits the Plant-A-Thon

May 22, 2022 PURCEVILLE, Va. (Fox 5) – FOX 5's Jen Delgado stops by the JK Community Farm where they our hosting a Plant-A-Thon event Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The Plant-A-Thon will be a fun-filled day with food education, food trucks, vendors, live music and lots of planting for our community in need. View the video

30 December 2020

Loudoun County farm gets distance learners out of their homes

December 30, 2020 PURCEVILLE, Va. (ABC7) – It’s a chance for local children to step away from their computers and into an outside classroom. “They are doing more virtual learning. They are cooped up in their homes and they just need to get out and see where food comes from,” said Susan Huber, a grandmother from Falls Church, Virginia. Each year the JK Community Farm in Purcellville, Virginia grows hundreds of [...]

8 September 2020

Purcellville farm is offering socially distanced field trips for kids

September 8, 2020 A farm is a pretty safe place for social distancing, and nonprofit JK Community Farm is offering self-guided farm tours for children and their parents or teachers, with activity guides, and a food education workbook that’s funded by the Junior League of Northern Virginia. The workbook and guides — which can be downloaded ahead of time from the farm’s website — were developed with Virginia’s math, science, health, [...]

23 July 2020

Community farm feeds thousands impacted by COVID in the DMV

July 23, 2020 WASHINGTON (ABC7) - Food insecurity remains one of the great challenges we face in the COVID-age. ABC7 News has done a number of in-depth stories on this issue as it remains unclear how long people will continue to struggle to find work, afford food and return to the life they once had.  A few years ago, JK Moving helped start a non-profit farm in our area that [...]