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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

11 February 2022

2022 Plant-A-Thon

On May 20th, 21st and 22nd the JK Community Farm’s community will be working together to plant 16,000 seedlings. These seedlings will grow into about 53,000 nutrient-dense meals for families in our region facing food insecurity. Sign Up Our Plant-A-Thon Event will be a fun-filled day with food education, food trucks, vendors, live music and lots of planting for our community in need. Please register as a team or individual during one of [...]

13 July 2021

JK Community Farm Partners with DC Central Kitchen to Bring Fresh Produce to People Experiencing Hunger in Area

July 13, 2021 STERLING, Va. – Starting today, JK Community Farm, a 150-acre farm in Purcellville, Virginia, has partnered with DC Central Kitchen to expand its food distribution to reach those facing food insecurity in Washington, DC with healthy, organic produce and protein. As the nation’s largest nonprofit chemical-free community farm, it will donate close to 230,000 pounds of food in 2021 throughout the region with 40,000 pounds of food—the equivalent [...]

18 May 2021

400+ Volunteers Participate in JK Community Farm’s 3rd Annual Plant-A-Thon

May 18, 2021 Family Friendly Planting Event Works to End Hunger STERLING, Va. – Kicking off the growing season, the JK Community Farm is hosting its 3rd annual Plant-A-Thon with volunteer teams from companies, civic groups as well as individuals planting 16,000 seedlings in support of ending hunger. This weekend’s efforts alone will result in over 53,000 healthy, organic meals for families in need. With a theme of “Help Something [...]

25 February 2021

2021 Plant-A-Thon

On May 22nd and 23rd, 2021 the JK Community Farm’s community will be working together to plant 16,000 seedlings. These seedlings will grow into about 53,000 nutrient-dense meals for families in our region facing food insecurity. Sign Up Our Plant-A-Thon Event will be a fun-filled day with food education, food trucks, vendors, live music and lots of planting for our community in need. Please register as a team or individual during one of [...]

19 January 2021

Bee Hotel – Pollinator populations are changing

January 19, 2021 As many of you know, we have seven beautiful, colorful honeybee hives at the JK Community Farm. Our beekeeper, George with the Beekeepers Farm, LLC often uses the bees from our hives to help grow the honeybee population in Loudoun County. We started to think about what else we can be doing to support our local pollinators, as they do so much for the food that we [...]

5 January 2021

Farm Expansion – 2021 new year, new goals

January 5, 2021 In 2018, the JK Community Farm was founded. In our first year, we grew on 4 acres producing about 30,000 lbs of produce, and 20,000 lbs of protein (beef, pork, and venison). When we were first getting started, everything was a mystery…will volunteers show up? Will anyone care about our mission? Will our deer fencing work? Where are we going to start our seeds? Our first food pantry partner [...]