Saturday, July 16, 2011

Socialist Freeholder Candidate Backs Community Garden

16 July 2011

By: Edward Van Embden
Redbank-Shrewsbury Patch (Redbank-Shrewsbury, NJ)

"It's official: socialists support fresh fruits and vegetables.

Pat Noble, an 18-year-old Red Bank resident and member of the Socialist Party USA running for election onto the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, has endorsed the efforts of volunteers who hope to develop a community garden on a vacant lot along the Navesink River....

Noble's support of the community gardeners came following a Socialist Part of Monmouth and Ocean Counties meeting in June where Cindy Burnham, a supporter of the community garden, handed out copies of a garden proposal and spoke about the project."

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