November 13, 2012 at 12:24 PM
PATERSON, NJ - City Green, an urban farming, community garden and environmental educational non-profit organization operating in Clifton, Paterson, Jersey City, and other urban areas postponed their annual fundraiser at the historic Van Vleck House and Gardens in Montclair until Sunday, December 2 from 2- 5 pm.
“We postponed our event out of respect for all of the many people and businesses struggling with the aftermath of this hurricane,” explained Jennifer Papa, Executive Director of City Green.
On December 2 there will be a Sunday Jazz Cocktail Party with live jazz music and delicious seasonal foods, many of which will be harvested from the City Green urban farm in Paterson and the new City Green Schultheis’ Farm in Clifton. Music, autumn cocktails, and refreshments will be served in the beautiful VanVleck mansion and outdoor patio.
A suggested donation of $50 per person will help City Green continue its efforts to create green spaces in urban areas, as well as providing communities with programs on nutrition and the environment .
Van Vleck House and Gardens is located at 21 Van Vleck Street in Montclair. For tickets or more information, call 973-869-4086 or visitwww.citygreenonline.org. For more information about Van Vleck House visit www.vanvleck.org.
City Green, Inc., is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization based in North Jersey. It offers practical, technical and financial support to revitalize urban communities through gardening.