RED BANK: FARMER DEFENDS PRODUCE TOSS

red bank farmers market kurt poehlerKurt Poehler at the Red Bank Farmer’s Market in May, 2020. (Photo by John T. Ward. Click to enlarge.)

By JOHN T. WARD

hot topic red bank njThe farmer who trigged a backlash over disposed produce at the Red Bank Farmer’s Market Sunday defended the practice as a normal result of sorting Wednesday.

In addition, an organization that puts surplus produce into the hands of those who need it backed him for donating carloads of fruit and vegetables weekly, including Sunday.

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RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN TEENS BAG $ FOR NEEDY

RFH bag 2Displaying the announcement created for their successful “Bag a Lunch” fundraising initiative at Rumson-Fair Haven High School are Team Captains Griffin Feinberg, JC Liang, AJ Kelly, Caitlin Luby, and Willie Freeman.

Press release from Rumson-Fair Haven High School

Members of the Chinese, French and Spanish National Honor Societies at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School recently asked RFH students to “bag a lunch and help a bunch.”

As a result, $430.15 was raised on October 14th for Table to Table, a charitable organization providing meals to New Jersey families in need.

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RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN BAGS A SPECIAL HELPER

Quinton CoplesNY Jets linebacker Quinton Coples is scheduled to play a special guest role in this year’s “Bag a Lunch” fundraising initiative, at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional.

Press release from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School

On Tuesday and Wednesday, October 13 and 14, the Chinese, French, and Spanish National Honor Societies at Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School will sponsor their fourth annual “Bag a Lunch” fundraiser; an initiative benefitting Table to Table, a charitable organization that provides meals to impoverished families throughout New Jersey.

Students wishing to participate will be provided with brown paper lunch bags during lunch period on October 13. Their donations – usually the amount they would spend on a single lunch – will be returned in the brown bags to the RFH “Bag a Lunch” Team Captains during lunchtime on October 14.

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