Hip New Jersey’s Cara DiFalco sat down with Jennifer Papa, executive director of City Green, to talk about the organizations upcoming charity dinner at Spuntino Wine Bar.
City Green is a non-profit organization based in Clifton that strives to create access to healthy food in low income neighborhoods. The organization is also dedicated to assuring that children have access to a safe outdoor environment.
On August 9th, Spuntino Wine Bar, located in Clifton, will host a Farm-To-Table dinner to benefit City Green. Papa explains that Spuntino Wine Bar, “Is all about farm to table, they love to source locally so it’s a really good fit for our two organizations”. Furthermore, she states that this will “support the growing strong intern program”. The organization offers paid summer employment to high school students from Paterson and Clifton. Additionally, they also run a youth development program that educates these students on how to construct a resume, maintain a job, and prepare for the future.
Cara DiFalco also sat down with Josh Bernstein, Executive Chef of Spuntino Wine Bar to talk more about the Farm-To-Table charity dinner. They will be getting produce from the farm and local vendors will also be present to help support the charity. The cost to attend is $80.00 per person in addition to tax and gratuity. The dinner includes “a wonderful wine dinner, passed hors d’oeuvres such as our local black bass, and a five-course sit-down meal with wine pairings”. Be sure to check this event out. Tickets are still available and can be purchased on the restaurants website or you can call the restaurant to make a reservation.