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School Gardens Tour Information

We are excited to announce that Greater Newark Conservancy and Trust for Public Land will host Newark's first school garden tour showcasing school garden programs thriving here in Newark, New Jersey! The Newark Grows School Gardens Tour on Friday, June 7th invites schools to show off their garden programs and share information and best practices while building connections with other school garden advocates and supporters. 

Check out the information below regarding visiting schools on your own!

Central High School

Address: 250 18th Ave, Newark, NJ 07103 

Point of Contact: Brian Kuzma (732) 713-2694   

Time: 9am -1 pm  

Parking: Street Parking Available

Thirteenth Avenue School

Address: 359 13th Ave, Newark, NJ 07103 

Point of Contact: Susan Rexford

Time: 9:00-9:30am

Parking: Street Parking Available

Link Community Charter School

Address: 23 Pennsylvania Ave, Newark, NJ 07114 

Point of Contact: Susanne Boyle

Time: 9:45-10:15am

Parking: Street Parking Available

NJ Regional Day School

Address: 334 Lyons Ave, Newark, NJ 07112

Point of Contact: Pablo Verissimo

Time: 10:30-11:00am

Parking: Street Parking Available

Barringer High School

Address: 90 Parker St, Newark, NJ 07104

Point of Contact: Alexander Schuetz

Time: 12:30-1:00pm

Parking: Street Parking Available

Louise A. Spencer School

Address: 66 Muhammad Ali Ave, Newark, NJ 07108

Point of Contact: Bryanna Fogel 

Time: 1:15-1:45pm

Parking: Street Parking Available

St. Benedict's Preparatory School

Address: 520 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Newark, NJ 07102 

Point of Contact: Maximilian Buonocore

Time: 2:00-3:30pm

Parking: Street Parking Available

Philip's Academy Charter School

Address: 342 Central Ave, Newark, NJ 07103 

Point of Contact: Natalie Guy

Time: 11:00-2:00pm, 4:00-6:00pm

Parking: There is sufficient parking diagonally across from the school. Please do not park in the lot directly across from the school as this is staff parking with assigned spaces.  

Note: Our rooftop garden is located on the 3rd floor of our school, you will need to sign-in at the front desk before proceeding to the garden. Currently our elevator is being serviced so it's possible guests will need to walk up three flights of steps.

Weequahic High School

Address: 279 Chancellor Ave, Newark, NJ 07112

Point of Contact: Hashim Bennett

Time: 10:00-11:00am

Parking: Street Parking Available

Fourteenth Avenue School

Address: 26 Speedway Ave, Newark, NJ 07106

Point of Contact: Betzabe Blondet

Time: 9:00-10:30am

Parking: Street Parking Available

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