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‘Eat Your Rainbow’ Graduation Celebrations

This year as part of our Essex-Hudson Hunger Relief and Heathy Eating Program, we held education sessions from January through May. In June we wrapped up the series of education sessions with graduation celebrations. Children from our programs in Newark, Jersey City, and East Orange came out to our MORE>

Eat, eat, eat apples and bananas!

During the month of April, at our Healthy Eating Lessons in Jersey City, East Orange, and Newark, children loved to eat, eat, eat apples and bananas! The children got creative making tasty and healthy fruit quesadilla snacks. We were fortunate to have a group of Girl Scouts pursuing their MORE>

Why We Grow What We Grow

If you have driven by our Pittstown farm in the past few months, you may have noticed the vibrant, green sprouts carpeting the fields. This early season green is the winter rye that our farm team planted last fall as a cover crop, and it plays an important role MORE>

The Tale of Three Sisters

This month at our Healthy Eating Lessons in Jersey City, East Orange, and Newark, we featured a stringy type of produce that is yellow. The students loved the recipe we made this month using delicious spaghetti squash! MORE>

Sweet on Sweet Potatoes

As February is the second month of the year and we are following our “Eat Your Rainbow” theme for our Healthy Eating Lessons in Newark, Jersey City, and East Orange, we featured orange produce this month. February also marks the start of our educational lessons at Essex County College MORE>