Events

Apr 15, 2020

6:00pm-7:30pm

Learn the about relationship between soil health and planetary health by understanding components of healthy soil, how to identify soil problems in the garden and the science of composting. Take home your own soil sample kit to evaluate your backyard soil's health! Taught by Nina Tabatchnick, PVSC NJ Watershed Ambassador

Apr 18, 2020

For the Birds!

City Green's Saturday Garden Program for kids + their grown ups!

Join us for games, crafts, and garden explorations to learn all about our local birds, and why they are so important for our garden. Parent(s) must accompany children to this program. The fee is $8.00 per child  Instruction by: City Green.  Limit is 15 per class, open to children ages 5-10. 

Apr 22, 2020

Earth Day of Action & Volunteer Kick Off Day

Celebrate 50 Years of Earth Day at City Green's Earth Day of Action & Volunteer Kick Off Day!

This year's Earth Day theme is Climate Action, and it's all about finding opportunities to act on climate change in a meaningful way! 🌎

​We at City Green are delighted to invite you to take part in our Earth Day of Action & Volunteer Kick Off Day! This Earth Day, join us at the City Green Farm Eco-Center in Clifton, NJ to learn and work with us! Here's the rundown of the day's activities

Morning Session 9am - 12pm

  • 9am - 9:15am Welcome to City Green with City Green's Executive Director

  • 9:15am - 9:45am City Green Tour: Climate Resilience in the Garden 

  • 9:15am - 9:45am Signs of Spring Scavenger Hunt (ages 4-7) 

  • 10am - 12pm Volunteering in the Gardens All Ages 

Afternoon Session 4pm - 7pm

  • 4:00pm - 4:15pm Welcome to City Green with City Green's Executive Director

  • 4:15 pm-5pm Climate Smart Farming Henry 

  • 4: 15 pm-5pm After School Eco Program (ages 7-13) 

  • 5pm-7pm Volunteering on the Farm All Ages

All adults and children must RSVP!

Apr 29, 2020

6:00pm-7:30pm

Our farmer will walk participants through organic growing techniques we practice on the farm so they can use at home! Learn about soil health, cover crops, crop rotation, compost, organic no-till, organic pest management and more. Taught by Henry Anderson, City Green Farm Manager Clifton

May 09, 2020

10:00am - 11:30am

This workshop will lead all beginner gardens all the basics of planning a successful home garden, how to tackle potential garden problems, whether to start from seed or transplant, and more! Participants will receive a seed starter pack and seed trays to begin growing at home. Taught by Joe Lynch, City Green Farm Manager South Branch Preserve

May 13, 2020

6:00pm-7:30pm

Learn about the relationship between soil health and planet health by understanding the components of healthy soil, how to identify soil problems and the science of composting. Take home your own soil sample kit to evaluate your backyard soil’s health! Taught by Virginia Lamb

City Green Farm Stand & Veggie Mobile

From June through November, City Green's Farm Markets and Veggie Mobiles offer our neighbors in Clifton, Paterson, Passaic, and surrounding communities the opportunity to take part in our movement to help you #EatBetterTonight! Find the freshest, organically-grown, and affordable produce around at one of our many locations. 

We accept and DOUBLE the value of WIC and Senior Farmers' Market Checks, and all SNAP transactions. Check out the Market Calendar for our weekly availability, times, and locations. Not only will you find our delicious veggies, but we source local fruit, eggs and honey as well! Follow us @citygreennj to see what's available week by week! 

City Green's Annual Plant Sale

Purchase organically-grown vegetable starts at the City Green Plant Sale.

What: City Green Annual Plant Sale. We will be selling our most popular varieties of home-grown, all natural vegetable starts like: 

Herbs

Squash

Tomatoes - all varieties 

Cucumbers

Eggplant

Hot & Sweet Peppers 

Kale 

Collards

Brocolli 

When: Two weekends in May! 

May 1 & 2, 9am-4pm

May 8 & 9, 9am-4pm 

The farm team will be on hand to answer your questions and give you growing advice for all of our most famous veggie varieties! The plant sale is open to the public & we accept SNAP, Cash, & Credit!  

May 09, 2020

Spring Into the Garden!

City Green's Saturday Garden Program for kids + their grown ups!

Learn how to plant a spring garden at City Green!  Participants will get hands-on experience preparing, transplanting, and watering their own take-home garden, while exploring the farm and visiting the animals at City Green’s Farm Eco-Center. Parent(s) must accompany children to this program. The fee is $8.00 per child.  Limit is 15 per class, open to children ages 5-10. 

Jun 06, 2020

City Green Strawberry Festival! 🍓

Our most popular event, the City Green Strawberry Festival gives families a chance to experience all things City Green + Strawberry!  

  • 🍓 Saturday, June 6th from 10am-2pm

  • Music by the Porchistas 

  • Ice cream, hot dogs & strawberry delights by Metropolitan Ice Cream Truck  

  • City Green Farm Stand will be selling amazing spring produce like spinach, peas radishes, arugula, lettuces, kale, scallions, potted basil & potted strawberry plants! We accept WIC, SFMNP, SNAP, Cash, and Credit.  

  • Play Lawn games, have fun with children's activities, take a goat selfie, or get your face painted!  

  • Free, family-friendly fun for all!  

  • Follow us @citygreennj to stay up to date on all things Strawberry Festival! 

1 / 2

Please reload

Annual Events

Earth day festival

twilight farm festival

Plant sale

fall fundraiser

strawberry festival

harvest festival

  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
171 Grove Street
Clifton, New Jersey 07013
Monday to Friday
9am-5pm
973-869-4086