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Celebrate the Solstice, Dec. 21 in Morristown’s Community Garden

December 19, 2016

Bring a new tune, old challenges and good intentions to Grow It Green Morristown’s annual Winter Solstice Celebration, on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016, at 6 pm in the Early Street Community Garden...

Morris Arts’ Gateway Totem unveiling Nov. 17 in Morristown

November 4, 2016 Morris NewsBee

The official public unveiling of Morris Arts‘ Gateway Totem Project will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Grow It Green’s Early Street Community Garden, 17 Early St.

Sculpture highlights Morristown immigrant communities

October 31, 2016 Daily Record

A hand-carved sculpture representing Morristown’s immigrant communities will be installed at the entry to Grow It Green Morristown’s Early Street Community Garden in early November.

Heat doesn’t faze Grow It Green festival fans in Morristown; new SNAP program touted

August 16, 2016

More than 150 people braved the 100-degree heat index on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, to attend the 7th annual Alfresco at the Farm, a family fundraising festival to benefit Grow It Green Morristown, a non-profit group whose focus is making fresh, local food accessible to all. The event...

Grow It Green Morristown to Host Family Fundraiser; August 13

August 3, 2016 TAPintoMorristown

Grow It Green Morristown, a nonprofit focused on making fresh, local food accessible for all, will host its annual Alfresco at the Farm festival Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm (Rain date: August 14th). The event will take place at New Jersey’s Largest School Garden - the Urban Farm...

Morristown's Urban Farm Doubles SNAP Benefits Making Eating Healthy More Affordable

June 11, 2016 TAPintoMorristown

As food prices continue to rise, it’s becoming more and more difficult to sustain a healthy diet. A study completed by CheatSheet looked at levels of food insecurity and usage of SNAP Benefits or food stamps in each state throughout the U.S....

Gather Your Change! On Firday, TD Bank Morristown Will Match Donations for Grow it Green

October 23, 2015 TAPintoMorristown

TD Bank is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with Grow It Green Morristown, a nonprofit focused on making fresh, local food and outdoor spaces accessible for all, located in Morristown, New Jersey...

A walk in the parklet, with Grow It Green Morristown

September 21, 2015

Busy people don’t always have time to go to the park. So Grow It Green Morristown took the park to them on Friday...

Turning parking spaces into parks: Park yourself at Grow It Green Morristown demo, Sept. 18

September 17, 2015

For generations, the Morristown Green has provided refuge from the downtown hustle and bustle.

Grow It Green Morristown will try to scale down that concept on Friday, Sept. 19, 2015, by creating a park in a parking space...

Morristown's Unity Charter School, a Haven For Learning and Growing

September 11, 2015 TAPintoMorristown

The expression “don’t judge a book by its cover” is apropos for the Unity Charter School in Morristown. Set off in a nondescript building, at the end of a street in an office building, this hidden jewel of a school is a haven for educators and children. 

Grow It Green has sights set on new community garden in Morristown

September 4, 2015

Grow It Green Morristown (GIGM) will turn a parking space into a parklet for a day to raise funds for the re-build of the Early Street Community Garden (ESCG).The local nonprofit focused on connecting the community through local food will be turning a...

FoodCorps member to teach at Grow It Green Morristown farm

August 14, 2014 Morristown

Grow It Green Morristown will get some teaching help for the next school year from a FoodCorps service member. Sara Katz, a Princeton native with a lot of experience in organic foods, will start on Sept. 1, 2015, at the Urban Farm at Lafayette, said Grow It Green Executive Director Abby Gallo...

Craigslist Founder Flushes His Money Down the Toilet

August 18, 2014 My Paper Online

Morristown native and Craigslist Founder Craig Newmark made headlines in July, when he donated $10,000 to a community garden in Morristown, Grow It Green Morristown. The money will help fund a composting toilet for the Early Street Community Garden that will be named Craig Newmark Memorial Latrine No. 2. It is projected to open next spring...

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TD Bank Selects Grow It Green as "Bring Change" Beneficiary

Morristown, NJ (October 20,2015) 

TD Bank is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with Grow It Green Morristown, a nonprofit focused on making fresh, local food and outdoor spaces accessible for all, located in Morristown, New Jersey.


Grow It Green Morristown Turns Parking Spot into Parklet

Morristown, NJ (September 18,2015) 

Grow It Green Morristown is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to create sustainable farms and gardens that provide equal access to fresh, local food and educate communities through programs focused on healthy eating and environmental stewardship.


Local Nonprofit Named FoodCorps Service Site

Morristown, NJ (August 14, 2015) 

Grow It Green Morristown, a nonprofit focused on connecting the community with local food, announces that it has been named as a FoodCorps NJ service site for the 2015-2016 school year. The local nonprofit is now among 12 organizations in the state hosting FoodCorps service members.


Grow It Green Morristown Now Accepting SNAP Benefits

Morristown, NJ (June 17, 2015) 

Grow It Green Morristown announces that it has been approved to accept SNAP benefits as payment for fresh vegetables at its Urban Farm, a one-acre educational farm located behind the Lafayette Learning Center in Morristown.


New Class Series Focuses on Homesteading

Morristown, NJ (February 24, 2015) 

Grow It Green Morristown, a community-building nonprofit organization focused on growing food, has announced its first-ever year-long class series aimed at the home gardener. 


Morristown Awarded Sustainable Jersey Grant

Morristown, NJ (January 12, 2015) 

$35,000 Provided to Fund Early Street Community Garden Solar Pavilion. Sustainable Jersey representatives announced that Morristown has been awarded a Sustainable Jersey Small Grant.  




GrowTown MoTown

GrowTown MoTown

in 2015, Finite Visual Inc. donated their time to make this beutiful video highlighting Grow It Green Morristown's efforts and accomplishments!

In 2010, community garden member Christian Schuller created an award winning documentary film about the start of the Community Garden at Early Street. 

Volunteering at the Farm

What is an Urban Farm

This summer, Grow It Green Morristown launched a video project to empower young students in the community to develop their cinemotography and video storytelling skills. Kevin Coughlin, from Morristown Green, managed the project with funding provided by the Verizon Foundation. Kevin, along with Ruby Huber, winner of Film Festival, rounded up six enthusiastic middle and high school students to tell Grow It Green Morristown's story.

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