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Loving and Cooking with your CSA– Blue Moon Acres
April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
NOFA-NJ, The Suppers Program, and Jammin’ Crepes are working together to offer a Cooking class which celebrates the NJ Organic CSA and seven NJ farms who have a CSA program. Every second Thursday of the month, Tony Kennette will introduce you to another NJ Organic farm, and Kim Rizk of Jammin’ Crepes will cook from the farms CSA box. The charge for this event is $15 for one class or $60 for the whole series.
For more information about Blue Moon Acres and the rest of our schedule, see below:
Blue Moon Acres all started with a passion for high-quality, locally-produced food. With backgrounds in natural foods-wholesaling and farming, owners Jim and Kathy Lyons wanted to pursue a healthier, more sustainable form of agriculture. Together they realized their dreams to own and operate a farm. When Blue Moon first opened its doors in 1992, it did so as a CSA. In 2007, with an eye towards expanding their product offering, Blue Moon Acres acquired a 63-acre New Jersey Grown farm on agriculturally-preserved land in Pennington, New Jersey. It was here that several years later, Blue Moon built their first farm market, in which both the farm’s organic produce and other locally-made goods are sold. Today, the farm operates with an ever-increasing focus on sustainability via the use of biodiesel farm equipment, and geothermal heating and cooling techniques. Looking to the future, Blue Moon’s focus will remain on sustainability and soil biology, which results in disease-resistant, better-tasting, more nutrient-dense foods.
- April 8th: Blue Moon Acres
- May 13th Comeback Farm
- June 19th; Honey Brook Certified Organic Farm
- July 8th: Jeff’s Organics
- August 12th: TBA
- September 9th: Genesis Farm
- October 14th Cherry Grove Farm
We are so excited to be working with the Suppers Programs on this event! For more information, read below or visit their website.
The Suppers Programs is a nonprofit 501c3 organization, based in Princeton, N.J., that provides a supportive learning environment where people can discover a way of cooking and eating that improves and sustains optimal health. Every person’s body, brain and biology are unique. Through in-person and virtual programming, Suppers connects an ecosystem of medical and healthcare practitioners, community partners, chefs, and farmers with people seeking resources and support for a healthy lifestyle. For more information including upcoming events, resources, white papers, and a recipe index, visit www.thesuppersprograms.