Brooklynite and food writer Jane Black will lead a panel addressing this question at Edible Institute. We offer up some answers with these stories.
How one decommissioned Con Edison truck rolled into Brooklyn and rolled out serving pulled pork sliders.
A new food truck sells fresh food—and offers formerly incarcerated kids a fresh start.
Drive Change doesn’t just offer ex-inmates a shift and a paycheck.
Thursday night saw the reveal of “Snow Day,” the first in what founders hope to be a series of social justice food trucks to help formerly incarcerated youth onto the road to prosperity.
A gardening program on the largest penal colony in the world.
In some gardens, cucumbers and kale are just a side benefit.
Recently, Edible had the chance to visit an East River isle and discover riches lying on the other side of razor-wire-topped cyclone fences.