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Helping Yourself, by Helping Others

It’s not just our crops that thrive in harvest season: At America’s Grow-a-Row, over 9,000 annual volunteers help us harvest and distribute 1.5 million pounds of produce to hunger relief agencies throughout NJ, NYC and eastern PA. Our volunteers come to us in many ways – whether they are individuals, MORE>

Partnering to Make an Impact Beyond Hunger Awareness Month

September is Hunger Awareness Month, where as a nation we recognize that hunger is a problem and work together to make a difference. It has been exciting to see an influx of volunteer groups and support throughout the month of September – especially because it’s one of our busiest MORE>

A Farm Market with No Cash Register?

With all of the rain and hot weather we’ve experienced, our farms are bursting with beautiful peppers, peaches, and plums. We’re full to the brim with cucumbers, collards, and corn. Don’t even get us started on zucchini!! Many farmers across the Garden State MORE>

Do you know why corn is considered a “community crop”?

July is an exciting time of year at the farm! It’s one of the only times in the season where we have volunteers out to harvest and plant at the same time. The crops we put into the fields early in the year are looking beautiful, and volunteers are MORE>

Do You Know Why Leafy Greens Can Survive a Frost?

On the farm at America’s Grow-A-Row, our fields are becoming full. After a long, cool, wet spring, the farm team (along with help of hundreds of volunteers) has been able to plant summer staples like tomatoes, peppers, and squash. Tree fruits in the orchard have begun to grow in MORE>