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Montclair Farm Stand Schedule Announced

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Community Farms, located at 108 Orange Road, will be hosting a mobile farm stand in various locations around Montclair. The mobile farm stand will run from July 7 through October 28 at locations listed below:

Pine Ridge - Every Friday at 12:30 pm at 60 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair.

First Montclair House - Every Friday at 1:30 pm 56 Walnut Street, Montclair.

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The Senior Center at Edgemont Memorial Park at 12 pm Thursdays, July 20, August 24, September 21 & October 26 274 Valley Road, Montclair.

Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit Food Pantry at 9:00 am Saturdays, July 22, August 26, September 23 & October 28, 36 Gould Street, Verona.

Also serving Cedar Ridge Senior Housing of Cedar Grove.

According to a release, the Montclair Community Farms serves as hands-on resources that engage the community in urban farming, sustainable agriculture, affordable food access, and healthy food and lifestyle choices.

The goal is to provide local seniors and surrounding residents with access to fresh produce by sending the mobile farm stand to their locations.

MCF works in partnership with NewArk Farms, Sunset Vista Farms, Market Taverne of Morristown, Vital Dining of Montclair, and Montclair Food Co-op & CSA.

Members include HOMECorp, Montclair Department of Health and Human Services, Montclair State University Montclair History Center, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Essex County: Essex 4-H and Master Gardeners, and Montclair DIGS.

UPDATE: Crane Park has been added. Details are as follows:

Crane Park Market, Montclair Center BID from 3 to 8 pm on Thursdays, July 20, August 24, September 21 & October 26. Located at the intersection of Glenridge Avenue & Greenwood Avenue, Montclair (behind Lackawanna Plaza).

For more information:

973-744-1796

montclaircommunityfarms@gmail.com

www.montclairhistory.org/montclair-community-farms

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