Photo courtesy of Dennis McDonald
May 3, 2013
Call it picking collards for a cause. Or turning on the green machine. By whatever name, it’s to help the needy get better nutrition, according to organizers. The collard picking, or “gleaning,” was part of an initiative to feed the needy under the Farmers Against Hunger program. Read more...
August 22, 2013
The Produce News
Peppadew Fresh, the Morganville, NJ-based operation that produces fresh Peppadew Gold peppers, has joined with the charitable organization Farmers Against Hunger to benefit area residents in need. Read More...
December 1, 2012
Wolgast Tree Farm
Wolgast Tree Farm, along with other participating members of the New Jersey Christmas Tree Growers Association, is joining the New Jersey Agricultural Society’s Farmers Against Hunger “Pounds for Pennies” holiday fundraiser. Read more...
Photo courtesy of Joe Warner
October 22, 2012
South Jersey Times
Volunteers walked through a field of dirt and rough grass to get to the tomato plants at Grasso Girls Farm Thursday. But when they got there, they weren’t looking for the perfect tomato.The group was there to glean the “leftover” produce. Read more...
September 26, 2011
The New Jersey Agricultural Society has awarded Tamaques Elementary School its “Learning Through Gardening” grant, demonstrating the school’s continued emphasis on good nutrition and the district’s wellness initiative.The grant will enable Tamaques to expand its pre-existing garden. Read More...
October 24, 2011
Oradell Public School has been chosen as a recipient of the New Jersey Agricultural Society's "Learning Through Gardening" grant. Designed to increase student awareness of the connection between farm and supermarket with an emphasis on including fresh fruits and vegetables in students' diets. Read more...
For the New Jersey Agriculture Leadership Development Program, the two-year state Agricultural Society-led initiative focusing on nurturing leaders from its farming and agribusiness fields, everything is new again. Nearing its second decade, the program. Read More...
March 29, 2013
Michelle H. Daino
Family farms in Old Bridge and the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick will be the latest to be honored for 100 years of operation at the New Jersey Agricultural Society’s annual gala next Friday. Read More...
October 25, 2012
The Daily Targum
In ancient times, farmers would leave a portion of their crops (gleanings) in the field for widows and the poor and hungry to gather for themselves and their families. Read more...
October 16, 2012
Apples, not tomatoes or split peas, are the focus of nearly two dozen Campbell Soup employees, who are tackling a philanthropic task this week. Read More...