America’s Grow-a-Row has implemented a new virtual education program in its farm-to-fork kitchen.
This spring, America’s Grow-a-Row is teaching elementary school students about the role of bees in fruit and vegetable production, educating seniors about diet for cancer prevention, and educating students on ways they can have a impact in their communities to fight food insecurity. .
Based on the need to cancel on-site education over the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s Grow-a-Row has acquired the digital technology needed to implement courses in virtual education to stay in touch with New Jersey school and community partners. America’s Grow-a-Row recently hosted training sessions for partners in Essex County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County and Middlesex County, among others.
America’s Grow-a-Row, located in Pittstown, is a non-profit organization that grows and harvests fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables that are donated to hungry people throughout New Jersey and beyond. of the. All produce grown at America’s Grow-a-Row is donated to food banks and hunger relief agencies.
America’s Grow-a-Row, with the help of over 9,000 volunteers, donates 2 million pounds, or 8 million servings, of farm-fresh produce each year.
If you are interested in volunteering or making a financial donation to America’s Grow-a-Row, contact Chip Paillex at 908-331-2962 or email [email protected] To learn more, visit www.americasgrowarow.org.