Category Archives: Sustainable Jersey

Sustainable Jersey Creates Community Information and Citizen Engagement Initiative

Posted on by Lauren Skowronski, Sustainable Jersey Program Director for Community Engagement

When you think of a sustainable community, what do you see? Visions of wind turbines, solar fields and healthy open spaces are likely to come to mind. If you delve deeper, you might envision fresh vegetables grown from local farmers … Continue reading

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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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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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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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GreenFaith institutions take on water conservation in their communities

Posted on by Stacey Kennealy, GreenFaith Certification Program and Sustainability Director

GreenFaith’s Water Shield Program is helping religious communities across the state take on water conservation. St. Bernard’s Church in Bernardsville hosted an interfaith water-themed summer camp, where campers explored a pond, conducted scientific experiments and learned about different traditions’ rituals … Continue reading

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