Press Release

For Immediate Release: April 19, 2016

Urban Agriculture Movement is Thriving in Union County

More P.E.A.SUnion County, NJ – Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen and Freeholders Bette Jane Kowalski and Christopher Hudak joined Groundwork Elizabeth Board of Directors President Gregory Waga and Executive Director Jonathan Phillips at the Liberty Hall Farm at Kean University last week for the launch of MORE P.E.A.S., a new state funded community initiative run by Groundwork. P.E.A.S — Permaculture Education Agricultural Systems — promotes care for the earth, care for people, and return of surplus. Groundwork is also the Freeholder Board’s partner for the new Union County Community Garden Grants program. For more information about Groundwork visit groundworkelizabeth.com or call 908-289-0262, ext. 203. (Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)

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