Here are the schedules for this season’s farmers markets in Jersey City.
Monday and Thursday 4-8pm
Grove PATH Plaza
Wednesday and Friday 11am-7pm
Journal Square PATH Plaza
Riverview-Fisk Park (1 Bowers St.)
Hamilton Park (McWilliams @ 8th St.)
New Jersey City University
110 Culver Ave. (in front of gym)
Lincoln Park (at the Gazebo)
Van Vorst Park
Van Vorst Park (281 Montgomery St.)
Get your local produce on!
I’ll be darned—yet another tree lighting!
Riverview Community Garden’s First Annual Holiday Tree Lighting is this Saturday, December 7th. The festivities start at 4pm with music and treats, followed by the lighting and a special appearance by Santa Claus.
Arrive at the park early to visit the Farms in the Heights’ Holiday Market for gifts and holiday cheer.
Light it up,
Riverview Community Garden is hosting a guided meditation this Sunday, October 20th at 12:30pm entitled “Seeding The Heart.” Laurie G, a yoga instructor, will guide the gathered group in a series of reflection meant to transform and heal by “delving into a deep state of presence and peace within the heart.” The theme for this session will be forgiveness. No experience necessary.
Precise location: Ogden Ave. between Griffith and Bowers St.
Cost: Suggested donation of $10, 50% of which will be dedicated to the garden
Bring: A towel or cushion to sit on
After: Linger and mingle with the group over treats
Other info here.
Riverview Community Garden is hosting an urban beekeeping workshop this Sunday, October 6th at 11:30 am. The class will be taught by Regina Blakeslee, Deirdre Newman and Rosemary Lee, who will talk about everything whether you want to take up beekeeping or learn about the business side of it. You will learn about:
– Bee Biology
– Hive Management
– Types of Bees and their Role in the Hive
– Honey Extraction
– Bees in an Urban Setting
The session caps off with a honey tasting.
Please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
FB info here.