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A Letter from Chip – What you can glean from our three pillars

June 2021 Dear Friends, Grow, Glean, Give. Most likely, if you have volunteered with America’s Grow-a-Row or read about us, you are familiar with our three pillars. The Grow and Give pillars are somewhat obvious. As you would expect, we “Grow” produce for those faced with hunger. And we MORE>

We’re All Bees-ness at the Farm

June 2021 Tristan Wallack, our Senior Director of Programming and Operations, shares an update from our Pittstown farm. If you have been following our social media, you may have noticed some posts about the re-introduction of honeybees onto our farm. Through generous funding from Wakefern Food Corp. (the cooperative MORE>

A Letter from Chip – Small Groups = Big Impact

March 2021 Dear Friends, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” You might have heard this quote before from Margaret Mead, the popular anthropologist, author, and speaker from the 1960s and 70s. Though her MORE>

Our Inseparable Bond with the Land

March 2021 Tristan Wallack, our Senior Director of Programming and Operations, reflects on our connection to the land and shares news of a related development at our Pittstown farm. In the middle of January, I had the opportunity to have a Zoom call with an Executive Director of a MORE>

America’s Grow-a-Row’s Virtual Education Program

March 2021 Shauna Alvarez, our Executive Chef and Programming Lead, provides a glimpse into the exciting programs happening in our on-site Farm to Fork Kitchen this winter. Did you know that a banana is a berry? Or that in India a mango is a symbol of love? These are MORE>