PATERSON, NJ - Eight hundred Paterson Public School children visited City Green’s Learning Garden at Eastside Park on 10 days of field trips starting this past week.  Students  participated in soil studies, seed exploration, planting, harvesting, a habitat walk viewing insects and butterflies. This program is a partnership between City Green Community Garden and Environmental Education non-profit and Paterson’s Public Schools.

City Green is a 501 (c) 3 community garden and educational programming non-profit organization dedicated to facilitating the establishment of urban farms and gardens in northern New Jersey’s cities to enrich the lives of inner city residents, while cultivating education in public health, nutrition and the environment. For more information visit or contact Jennifer Papa, Executive Director at or call 973-869-4086.