** Friday, March 21st **
(EWING) - Agriculture Secretary Charles
M. Kuperus will host a pizza party for fourth-graders
at the Antheil Elementary School on Friday, March
21, in celebration of National Agriculture Day.
The Secretary will use pizza, a favorite food among
children and adults, to teach students about where
food comes from and the importance of agriculture
in New Jersey.
The event will take place at 11 a.m. at the Antheil
Elementary School, 339 Ewingville Road.
New Jersey's 9,600 farms generate more than $820
million in annual sales and represent an important
part of the state's economy. They also contribute
to the quality of life in our communities, providing
direct access to fresh, high-quality farm products
and offering natural buffers against congestion and
American agriculture celebrated its first National
Agriculture Day in 1973. National Agriculture Day
provides an opportunity to spotlight the contributions
of the agriculture industry in New Jersey and throughout
Route 29 N. to the Parkside Avenue exit. Follow for
approx. 3.5 miles into Ewing. Parkside Avenue will
become Ewingville Road. Antheil Elementary School will
be on your left.