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Community Garden at Jewish Family Services Growing Rapidly

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From left: Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, Jewish Family Services Executive Director Tom Beck, Case Worker Elie Bodner, and James Nichnadowicz of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension Credits: Jim Lowney/County of Union
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ELIZABETH, NJ – Last year, the community garden at Jewish Family Services produced 1,200 pounds of food. Recently, Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Bruce H. Bergen visits with Jewish Family Services Executive Director Tom Beck and Case Worker Elie Bodner at the nonprofit’s community garden outside their office on Westfield Avenue in Elizabeth. They are joined by James Nichnadowicz of the Rutgers Cooperative Extension, which is funded through Union County, that helps maintain the community garden.

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