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Heaven on a Cob

Farm Tour 2015

When the buses pull in for our Growing Healthy Kids℠ Farm Days we never know what to expect. Even when we know how many children are coming and how old they will be, we are often surprised by a different number of children and a different age group. The only MORE>

You say tomato, I say volunteer!

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Guest post by Paul Kondo You say tomato, I say volunteer! Recently, I volunteered at America’s Grow a Row, an organization in Pittstown, NJ. America’s Grow-a-Row’s mission is to positively impact as many lives as possible through a volunteer effort of planting, picking, rescuing, and delivering free fresh MORE>

Eating Healthy With What You’ve Got

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It was 10:30am and there were around 40 people spread about the dining room, sitting at tables alone or with others, and most likely holding a hot tea or coffee. No doubt in this brutally cold winter, they were all grateful that the Morristown Community Soup Kitchen’s (CSK) dining MORE>

Cooking at Newark Salvation Army

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We haven’t started growing food in the winter yet, but we are still busy introducing healthy fruits and vegetables to children around the Garden State.  It takes many introductions to a new fruit or vegetable before children stop eyeing it with suspicion, which makes introducing new fruits and vegetables MORE>

Friendly Food

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Sitting at a table in Manhattan’s Chinatown for dim sum, I stared blankly at the the menu. It was in Chinese.The waitress smiled and tried to help by showing us plates of food, but nothing looked familiar. I ate a little from each dish we ordered, though I did MORE>