Category Archives: Green Ideas

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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Effort to transform New Jersey’s aging water systems begins to take shape

Posted on by Dodge

Change often begins with a conversation. Facing a looming deadline to transform New Jersey’s aging urban water systems, key stakeholders began a conversation to map out solutions in May at a Jersey City meeting organized by New Jersey Future, the Geraldine R. Dodge … 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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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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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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