Growing Food East of the River

Meet the Farm Team

JJ Boone is the THEARC Farm Manager for Building Bridges Across the River. He is an experience urban farmer and has been growing food in his community since 2012.  JJ is also a certified DC Beekeeper, providing local honey and educational opportunities to the Ward 8 community. Along with farming, JJ designs his own fashion line.


Jahni Threatt is the Farmer’s Market Manager for Building Bridges Across the River.  Jahni is a native East of the River resident and has a background in sustainable agriculture and market management. Jahni is also a certified City Farmer.  Jahni joins the BBAR team to lead the market operations and outreach of the C.R.I.S.P. CSA!