Monthly Archives: July 2012

Vonda’s Kitchen at Turn-Table Tastings at Lincoln Park Music Fest features Newark-grown produce

This weekend,  July 27, 28 and 29, come to the Lincoln Park Music Festival to feed your soul and lift your soles. Newark’s 7thannual free, three-day festival of jazz, gospel, hip-hop, and house will celebrate spirit and dance in Lincoln Park.   … Continue reading

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East Coast Greenway links Jersey City and Newark bikers

On June 22, the East Coast Greenway Alliance had a ribbon-cutting in Jersey City, NJ to celebrate NJDOT’s investment in a safe route over the Hackensack and Passaic Rivers,  linking Jersey City and Newark. The East Coast Greenway is a … Continue reading

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Weequahic High School, 1st Urban School in Essex Cty to Compost food waste with Rocket Composter

******PRESS RELEASE****** NEWARK, NJ– Officials from the Newark School District were joined by environmental and city officials, including Denise Peoples, Chief of Staff, Assemblywoman Spencer, Alturrick Kennedy and DeNequa Matias Advisory School Board members, to unveil the latest in renewable technology … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Exchange: An Urban-Suburban-Rural partnership flourishes in Newark

Partners In Acts at Franklin-St.Johns Church on Maple Avenue in Newark have partnered with America’s Grow A Row (AGAR) from Pittstown, NJ to host a Farmers Market Exchange for Newark residents.  Franklin-St. Johns United Methodist Church already operates a food & … Continue reading

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Buy farm fresh produce in Newark’s farmers’ markets and farm stands with Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program vouchers this summer.

Come on out to Branch Brook Park for Seniors Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) vouchers distribution: WHO: For all qualifying seniors ages 60+ WHERE: Cafe in The Park Branch Brook Park, Newark (Bloomfield Ave and Lake Street)   WHEN: Friday … Continue reading

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