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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>

Eat Your Rainbow

You may have heard the phrase “eat your rainbow” uttered by one of our team members in the past. No, we’re not talking about eating colorful candy. “Eat your rainbow” refers to making sure you eat all of the different colors of produce because they contain different nutrients. This MORE>

Heaven on a Cob

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!

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

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>