Grants to establish more trails along rivers in Camden

By Rebecca-Everett/

CAMDEN -- Efforts to give city residents better access to the waterfront were boosted this month thanks to millions in grant funding from the William Penn Foundation.

The foundation awarded a total of $2.7 million in grants to Cooper's Ferry Partnership, NJ Conservation Foundation, NJ Tree Foundation and the nonprofit that runs the Camden Children's Garden for projects on or about the city's two rivers.

Innovative Startup to Bring Nutrition, Jobs to South Jersey Food Desert

By Christina-Carrell/Jersey-Bites/September-26-2017

He earned a culinary degree, trained in France, owned four restaurants, and has appeared on the Food Network 10 times, but Fredric Byarm has never forgotten his roots. A Camden, New Jersey, native, Byarm plans to open a farm and marketplace to bring nutrition, jobs, and career training to his hometown. Invincible City Farms (ICF), part farm and part retail market, is slated to open in Camden sometime in 2019.

Growth for Camden


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