February 16, 2024

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 largest chemical-free community farm, according to the release.

The farm anticipates producing enough food to create 980,000 healthy servings of food for those facing food insecurity this coming year.

“It exciting to be part of the growth of the JK Community Farm and see its impact on fighting hunger in our region. In addition to growing crops, we are also working to engage the community through meaningful nonprofit partnerships, volunteer opportunities, field trips and food education programs,” said Samantha Kuhn, the farm’s executive director, in a statement. “We look forward to the farm expanding, thriving and serving even more people and the community in years to come.”

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