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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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Keeping the “Garden” in the Garden State

Posted on by Margaret Waldock, Environment Program Director, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

I am obsessed with apples. Most people bemoan the waning weeks of summer; I get deliriously anxious. What I feel when I bite into my first Macintosh apple of the season, and experience that unmistakable snap and sublime blend of … Continue reading

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Elijah’s Promise: More Than an Emergency Food Service

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Based in New Brunswick, NJ, Elijah’s Promise is much more than an emergency food service. From nutritious meals, to social services and health screening, as well as culinary arts job training and catering, Elijah’s Promise focuses not just on hunger … Continue reading

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Knee High in Trenton

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Michelle Knapik, Environment Program Director In mid-July I took my grandmother out for a ride through the rolling hills and farmlands of central Pennsylvania. She was anxious to see if the corn was knee high (by the 4th of July … Continue reading

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