US: NJ nonprofit to host live fundraiser, showing vertical farm

Newark-based nonprofit “I Have A Dream” Foundation-New Jersey (IHDFNJ) will host a live fundraising event for Giving Tuesday on November 29 at the Thirteenth Avenue Elementary School.

Officials say, “Giving Tuesday LIVE!” in celebration of IHDFNJ’s work in support of Thirteenth Avenue and will feature tours highlighting projects in progress at the school, including the Aerofarms Community Farm, as well as remarks from the organization’s leadership, staff, program partners, and volunteers.

Tours will be provided, highlighting projects in progress at the school, including the courtyard garden, food and essential item pantry, and the AeroFarms Community Farm.

This classroom-based vertical farm provides year-round access to fresh and nutritious leafy greens while empowering hands-on STEM education.

“We could not be more excited to bring our indoor vertical farming technology to Thirteenth Avenue Elementary School, together with our partners, the “I Have A Dream” Foundation - New Jersey, and the Newark Board of Education.

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