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Bringing Art and Music to the Streets of South Orange

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

  Wandering around downtown South Orange just got more jazzy thanks to the return of SOPAC’s Playin’ Around South Orange. All are invited to sit down and play one of the six hand-painted pianos placed by the nonprofit arts organization … Continue reading

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Entering a New Era of New Jersey Urban Water Quality

Posted on by Sarah Watson, New Jersey Future

The Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission has signaled that it intends to go above and beyond the minimum requirements set in its new state combined sewer overflow (CSO) permit. PVSC, three weeks after the CSO permit went into effect, issued a request for … Continue reading

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Go Behind the Scenes at Grow It Green Morristown’s Urban Farm

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

  Grow It Green Morristown is taking over our Instagram for the latest installment of #dodgetakeover to show you a week in the life of urban farmers and educators at its Urban Farm, New Jersey’s largest school garden. Learn about … Continue reading

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Sustainable Jersey Is Taking Over Our Instagram!

Posted on by Dodge

There are few examples of people coming together to make their community better more successful than Sustainable Jersey. In just a few short years, Sustainable Jersey has changed the way communities  — and now schools — work toward a more … Continue reading

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Get a Peek Inside Arts Horizons’ Artist/Teacher Institute through #dodgetakeover

Posted on by Meghan Jambor

Today, we’re turning over our Instagram account to Arts Horizons for the second #dodgetakeover.  Follow along all week and you’ll get a peek inside the organization’s acclaimed New Jersey Artist/Teacher Institute. The week-long workshops, the second of two sessions this summer, immerses … Continue reading

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City Green Takes Over Dodge’s Instagram Account

Posted on by Dodge

It’s 10 a.m. on the Monday after the July Fourth holiday and City Green’s Learning Farm in Clifton is buzzing with activity. Growing Strong summer interns are in the field washing cucumbers and zucchini to be sold this week at City … Continue reading

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Before the Skyscraper Exhibit at ShuaSpace Explores Shifting Jersey City Landscape

Posted on by Joshua Bisset, ShuaGroup

Construction has begun on the first of three luxury rental skyscrapers to be built over the next several years in Jersey City’s Journal Square neighborhood. The development, “Journal Squared,” will feature 1,840 luxury rental apartments and 36,000 square feet of … Continue reading

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Kickstarting New Organic Farmers in New Jersey

Posted on by Erica Evans, NOFA-NJ Beginning Farmer Program Coordinator

  As demand for healthy, local, organic food grows, where will you buy it? Who will produce it? Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Jersey (NOFA-NJ) is in the final five days of our Kickstarter campaign “Growing New Organic Farmers” to … Continue reading

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‘A Sure Hand’ Exhibit Celebrates the Simplicity of Drawing

Posted on by Dr. Lynn Siebert, Morris Arts Director of Arts Participation & Communication

The newest art exhibit hosted by Morris Arts at the Gallery at 14 Maple features four New Jersey artists who use the medium of drawing to capture subtleties, delicacy, monumentalism and gesture in distinctive and memorable ways. Not the two dimensional tracing … Continue reading

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Dodge Week in Review

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Scroll through to learn more about what’s on the minds of Dodge Foundation program directors, what our grantees are up to and fun things you can do this weekend in New Jersey. Just click on the links to learn more. … Continue reading

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Highlands Festival at Waterloo features non-stop music, history, and family fun

Posted on by By Lisa Kelly, NJ Highlands Coalition

The Highlands Festival at Waterloo is not only a celebration of the natural resources of the New Jersey Highlands but also the amazing talent of our region’s musicians, artisans, chefs and creative people. For the second year, the New Jersey Highlands Coalition … Continue reading

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Ewing Township Green Team Sparks Community Conversation on Sustainability Goals

Posted on by Randall Solomon, Sustainable Jersey

Peter Boughton is a 40-year resident of Ewing Township and Chair of the Ewing Township Sustainable Green Team. He admits that his volunteer work is driven by a personal motive. He is concerned about the quality of life for future … Continue reading

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10 Reasons You Can’t Miss Art All Night Trenton

Posted on by Jonathan Elliott, Art All Night

I love it when a community latches on to the transformative and revelatory power of the arts. For my money, Art All Night Trenton, produced by Artworks Trenton, exemplifies the best of what the arts in the Garden State has … Continue reading

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Birders Boost Jersey Shore Economy: Why Communities Should Invest in Nature

Posted on by Elizabeth Schuster and Patty Doerr, The Nature Conservancy

A recent Nature Conservancy study found birders who visit Lower Cape May Meadows and surrounding birding destinations contribute $313 million each year to Cape May County’s economy. Birders return to the Meadow after a restoration project led by The Nature … Continue reading

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How Do You Build a Truly Creative Community?

Posted on by Donna Drewes, Sustainable Jersey

It’s not surprising, but the places we want to live in are the ones that have embraced and fostered creativity and sustainability. When asked about the qualities that people want in a region, they are experiential; we want a mix … Continue reading

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