Category Archives: Food & Food Systems

Keeping Farms and Sustainable Fare in the Garden State

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

Sustainable Jersey hosts farm-to-table dinner on July 31 For me, summer is tomatoes straight from my garden, peaches from Terhune Orchards and Flying Fish’s seasonal Farmhouse Summer Ale. Although some outsiders may scoff at our license plates that hail New … Continue reading

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Dodge Green Roof Garden: It’s a cucumber bonanza! Plus, an easy pepper frittata recipe

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

It’s peak cucumber season here at the Dodge Green Roof Garden. It seems like yesterday we planted the cucumber seedlings in our bins. We watched their vines creep to fill our containers so bountifully we had to erect a trellis … Continue reading

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Dodge’s Green Roof Garden: Peppers are the first vegetables of the season to pop

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

Dodge’s Green Roof Garden is really taking off thanks to the blast of heat and a few rainy days we experienced in late spring. The peppers were the first fruits to pop. We have at least two full-size Italian frying … Continue reading

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What’s growing in Dodge’s Green Roof Garden?

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

After a bitter cold and seemingly endless winter, the Dodge Foundation’s green roof is starting to bloom. Several Dodge employees got their hands dirty about two weeks ago and planted vegetables, herbs and flowers in the eight planters on our … Continue reading

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New Farmers: Challenges in Accessing Knowledge, Land, and Financing

Posted on by Alison Hastings, Manager, Office of Strategic Partnerships, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Later this summer, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) will host a meeting on Beginning Farmers’ access to land and financing and publish an overview of financial and technical assistance resources. This meeting and summary document follow-up recommendations identified … Continue reading

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