Monthly Archives: May 2013

Community Meeting 4 pm Wednesday 5/22 re: Hawthorne Hawks Healthy Harvest Farm

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Mayor Tours Urban Agriculture Projects in Newark Supported by CDBG Funding with NJ Secretary of Agriculture

Newark, NJ – May 15, 2013 – Mayor Cory A. Booker introduced New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglass Fisher to the City of Newark’s Urban Agriculture and farmer’s market initiatives with a tour of two urban farms and an urban … Continue reading

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Newark Public Schools Food Service Professionals Upgrade Kitchen Skills for Healthy School Lunches with Cook for America

In addressing Newark Public School Food Service professionals, Chef Kate Adamick inspired the group by addressing them as lunch teachers who have a significant role in making sure “school food is not the problem, it’s the solution” in the fight … Continue reading

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Knife Skills & Healthy Recipes for School Food Service Professionals

NJ Farm to School Network ,  Department of Education Office of Student Support Services and St. Philips Academy are bringing a workshop for food service professionals to Newark.  Kitchen Essentials: Knife Skills and Healthy Recipes is a 2 1/2 hr. hands-on train-the-trainer … Continue reading

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Transforming a Vacant City Block into a Farm: Hawthorne Hawks Healthy Harvest Farm

Over the last few months you may have been seeing more activity on a vacant block near the Hawthorne Avenue Elementary School.  Wooden boxes and mounds of soil have been appearing. Newarkers have been laying down gravel, cleaning up inside and outside the fence, repairing … Continue reading

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