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In The News

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 [...]

14 May 2020

Meet Samantha Kuhn, whose JK Community Farm ‘Plant-a-Thon’ has taken on greater importance

May 14, 2020 Samantha Kuhn is executive director of the two-employee, 3,000-volunteer JK Community Farm in Purcellville, which is scheduled to host its annual Plant-a-Thon Friday and Saturday. What was the inspiration for JK Community Farm? The JK Community Farm is the cumulation of inspiration from a lot of people, which is what makes it so special. While I was in school at the University of Tennessee, I became interested in food [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]