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Free Farmer’s Market: fresh veggies all summer long in Newark

PACTS & grow a rowPACTS brings America’s Grow-A-Row program back to Newark this season. It’s not too late to sign up for the free veggies Farmer’s Market! Just come to the first distribution event on Saturday July 11 at 10am.

Please note that the America’s Grow-A-Row program is completely free, but PACTS charges a $10 registration fee to cover the costs of administering the program. Participants are also required to put down a $5 “service” deposit. The entire $5 will be refunded if during the course of the summer, you volunteer 4 hours of service at either the market or farm.

Your free weekly Farmer’s Market goodies include:

  • Free bags of produce every week mid-July through November
  • Reusable grocery bags
  • A summer bus ride to the farm to pick your own veggies
  • At the June 14 orientation, master farmers gave presentations on growing your own crops in urban areas and how to eat healthy on a limited budget

PACTS Farmer’s Market Opening
Saturday 11 July 2015 @ 10am
Franklin-St John’s United Methodist Church
124 Maple Avenue (corner of Keer Ave)
Newark, NJ