Grow it Green Morristown will hold its third annual "Alfresco in the Garden" fundraiser, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, at the Urban Farm at Lafayette, located behind the , on Hazel Street. Proceeds will go toward maintaining and improving the farm, which has for about three years been growing produce on a piece of an underutilized playground, providing classes for students in the Morris School District, as well as holding regular "Urban Farm Stands" for the community throughout the growing season. Grow it Green also maintains the , which is currently in its fourth season.
The main course, pizza, will be made by Nomad Pizza Company, of Hopewell Borough, Mercer County. The restaurant has a location in Hopewell, but much of their cooking happens on the road, in a converted truck. Just-picked produce from the Urban Farm will be used in the pizza creations.
Heavy rain cancels. Tickets are $75, with proceeds going toward maintenance and improvements for the Urban Farm. Advance ticket sales only. Paypal payments at www.growitgreenmorristown.org, or mail checks to Grow it Green Morristown, P.O. Box 230, Morristown, NJ 07960.
For more information, call Maureen at 973-714-3150.