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FJF Launches Two School Produce Fundraising Programs

775 Pounds of Fresh Produce! Distribution Statistics Families Served: 60 Pounds of Produce: 775 lbs Schools Served: 2 Proceeds Raised for Schools: $30 Monument and Cadwalader Elementary Schools have partnered with Food Justice Foundation to launch two healthy produce fundraising … Continue reading

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Monument Elementary School Back to School Night

FJF staff members went to Monument Elementary School’s Back to School Night on Wednesday, September 21th.  FJF set up an information stand with produce samples and re-introduced the Healthy Food Fundraising Club to Monument School parents after the pilot project … Continue reading

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Back to School Night at Cadwalader Elementary

FJF attended Cadwalader Elementary’s Back to School Night on Tuesday, September 20th.  FJF set up an information stand with produce samples and introduced the Healthy Food Fundraising Club to Cadwalader Elementary School. The first distribution for the program will occur … Continue reading

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Trenton Green Team Meeting

FJF attended a meeting for Trenton’s Green Team to explore the possibility of participating by focusing produce procurement and marketing efforts on New Jersey grown produce.

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Dr. Darrin Anderson added to FJF Advisory Board

Darrin W. Anderson, Sr., MS, PHD, has joined the FJF Advisory Board today! He is the current Deputy Director of the New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids and will be a great addition to the FJF Advisory team. Darrin’s former position … Continue reading

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FJF Advisory Board Created

FJF has created an advisory board to the Board of Trustees, having recruited Heather Butts as the first member today! Heather Butts JD, MPH, MA is the Executive Director of H.E.A.L.T.H 4 Youths (Health, Education, Academic, Life Skills, Training, Help), … Continue reading

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Meeting With International Produce Inc

FJF Executive Director Taylor Behmke paid a visit to International Produce Inc in Bordentown, NJ to see their facilities and discuss FJF’s produce needs for the coming school year.

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Interview with Elizabeth Brotherton from PreventObesity.net

Elizabeth Brotherton from PreventObesity.net conducted an interview with FJF Executive Director Taylor Behmke in late June.  You can find the article about the interview here.

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Mayors Fight for Fitness Steering Committee Meeting

Executive Director Taylor Behmke attended the Mayor’s Fight for Fitness Steering Committee where there the discussion centered on which schools to target for physical activity and healthy food programs.  There was also a discussion about how to organize a city … Continue reading

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Princeton Environmental Institute meeting with FJF

Holly Welles, the Communications and Outreach Manger at the Princeton Environmental Institute met with FJF staff in Princeton yesterday to discuss the possibility of organizing some sort of Urban Food Access & Health educational conference at the University sometime in … Continue reading

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