Just Food is a non-profit organization that works to develop a just and sustainable food system in the New York City region. ( http://www.justfood.org/) They have several great programs including community gardens, fostering market and farming opportunities, and community cooking demos. There are organizations like Just Food around the country, which have various programs where they need volunteers. If you are real foodie it could be a wonderful way to give back to the community and be around food. Now that is simply delish!
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