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WheatonArts Festival of Fine Craft

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate We would be remiss if we didn’t tell you about WheatonArts’ Festival of Fine Craft this weekend, October 3 and 4, from 10am to 5 pm both days (rain or shine). Over 125 juried artists … Continue reading

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Butterflies!

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Three of our six butterflies emerged this morning! Here are the chrysalis pictures, in case you missed them. It is impossible to have a bad day when you have butterflies in your office. photos: Michelle Knapik

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When Little Green Guests Took Over the Office

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate For the past few days, we have hosted these little guys at our office. Do you recognize them?

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Show Your Support for Better School Lunches

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate For every parent of school-aged children, this time of year introduces new and strange words to your vocabulary, like “golden potato rounds,”  “popcorn chicken bites,” and “pizza sticks.” If these school lunch concoctions strike fear … Continue reading

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Recommended Relaxation: 12 Great Spots in NJ

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate Last week, we gave you a list of the books and articles we’ve been reading this summer. Today, we’ve got a list of great spots to visit and enjoy in New Jersey. Want to add … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: 57 Books and Articles

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate A quick survey of the Dodge staff revealed we’re reading a wide variety of books and articles this summer – some hot off the presses, some oldies-but-goodies. Take a look at our list below. Are … Continue reading

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99 Foundations on Twitter. Are You There Too?

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate Philanthropy411 published a list of 90 foundations on Twitter. Several more foundations (including us) added our names to the list, so that it’s now 99 Foundations (thanks to Socialbrite for the updated list) and growing … Continue reading

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Dodge Welcomes Two Board Members

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate The Dodge Foundation recently welcomed two new Trustees to our Board – Miriam Petty and Barbara Moran – and already they are bringing their warmth, individuality and commitment to the Board and to the Dodge … Continue reading

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Some Helpful Social Media Links

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate One of the amazing things about Twitter is the instantaneous access to a wide variety of resources, including all kinds of articles we at Dodge think are useful and interesting, not just to us,  but … Continue reading

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Watch “Greetings from Asbury Park” on PBS

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate If you live in New York or New Jersey, tune to your local PBS station to see Greetings from Asbury Park, a documentary that explores how eminent domain abuse has affected the family and small … Continue reading

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Greenwashing, Green ‘Burbs and Our Garden

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate Try this on for size: according to a recent article in the Guardian, “More than 98% of supposedly natural and environmentally friendly products on US supermarket shelves are making potentially false or misleading claims.” Hm. … Continue reading

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Urban Farming and More Green Roof Photos

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate Did you see the recent article in the New York Times about rooftop gardening and the movement to replace traditional roofs with green roofs? Not only does a green roof offer many environmental benefits, it … Continue reading

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Bringing Nature Indoors

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate We’ve talked a lot about our three-story biowall on this blog and on our website – that it is a central aesthetic feature of our new office space, and how it embodies the connection between … Continue reading

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Blogging the Green Roof Garden

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate Here’s an extra-curricular project we’re excited about at Dodge: our rooftop garden. We planted our containers two weeks ago. We filled them with herbs (sage, rosemary, dill, parsley, cilantro, basil), flowers (zinnias, dahlias, sunflowers), strawberries, … Continue reading

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14 Maple Avenue’s Grand Opening in Pictures

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Molly de Aguiar, Program Associate Last week, the tenants of 14 Maple Avenue proudly celebrated the grand opening of the building alongside its owner, the Morristown Parking Authority, with all of our friends, grantees, supporters, and the public. For those … Continue reading

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