Educator and urban farmer Stephen Ritz to speak at the Marian House in Cherry Hill on May 26

Sustainable Cherry Hill presents award-winning educator and urban farmer from the South Bronx, Stephen Ritz, on Thursday, May 26 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Marian house, 507 Kings Highway South in Cherry Hill. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Limited cash bar and healthy snacks will be available

Ritz transforms lives and cultivates a love of learning by using “growing gardens” in schools to engage and educate students about food sources, healthy diet, nutrition, and business. A 2016 top ten finalist for Global Teachers Award, and one of National Public Radio’s top 50 teachers, Ritz has been a guest speaker internationally from the White House to the Vatican.

This event is open to the South Jersey community. Seats are filling up. Register today at Suggested $5 donation at door — partial proceeds to benefit Green Bronx Machine. This event is part of Sustainable Cherry Hill’s yearlong Food Day 2016 celebration.