Reviews of great 2013 outdoor products.
Highlighting jobs perfect for Outsiders as well as hints from our Ambassadors about how to navigate the wilderness of the current job market.
** The KEEN Effect grant recipients are announced!
**Planning has begun for the Outdoor Foundation's Outsiders Ball taking place at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2014. Funding raised supports some awesome millennial lead projects. Check it out!
**Interested in Funding for Your College Outing Club? Apply Now!
**Check out the latest gear review from Outdoor Nation's Gear Guru! This month Garrett reviews the Mountain Hardwear Wicked Lite Short Sleeve Tee.
For all interested in MEVO, some MEVO leaders are going to be doing TED Talks at #TEDx Bergen Community College! The time? The Pitkin Education Center, Room A-104 at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. The place? Tuesday March 11th, 2014 from 9:00am -2:00pm. The topic? Education Innovation.
And our MEVO speakers? Eric Fuchs-Stengel, Executive Director of MEVO, and Deputy Executive Director Peter Hauenstein.
Stay tuned for more information!…Continue
Stuff MEVO Interns Do: Do Waggle Dances
Observe, 2013 Farm Crew Leader Lori Dargis and MEVO Executive Director Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel teach a bunch of awesome summer campers at Pony Power Therapies about bees and honey. Here you can see everyone demonstrating the honey bees waggle dance. These summer camps happened every week for Summer 2013 and covered topics such as worm composting and other things sustainable.
So if you want to teach kids about gardening, nature, and…Continue
Observe, 2013 #Farm Crew Members Kat Capiroso and Lydia Stinson build strawberry raised beds at Pony Power Therapies. These beds this year will be growing hundreds of pounds of #strawberries and will have prevented a massive amount of #water erosion from happening as well.
What to do work like this? Spend the summer with MEVO.
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Matt Jordan, Farm Crew Intern of 2013, puts on the finishing touches to the Mahwah High School Community Garden that he and MEVO helped build this past September 2013. Matt’s Farm Crew internship is over, but since then he has transitioned to become MEVO’s Farm Manager, got some exposure to the fine art of permaculture, and is working on making MEVO’s Bergen County 1-acre educational farm a reality. In doing all of that, he’s discovered a love of farming and a passion for making a better…Continue
Kat Capiroso, MEVO Farm Crew Intern of 2013, know the best way to find cardboard for sheet mulching a garden. What is it? It's dumpster diving (with style!) into local cardboard recycling containers and finding thousands of sheets of cardboard. Not only does this prevent the cardboard from being wasted, but also provides a way for MEVO's various community gardens to prosper.
So if you want to do something sustainable this summer. Spend some time with MEVO.
Take it in! This is the MEVO Farm Crew of 2013, sitting back and enjoying several beehives they managed to receive from Cropsey Community Farm for the MEVO Apiary this Summer 2014. Other fun things the crew did were: visiting organic farms and the permaculture site of the Eastern Light Project, learning how to manage beehives, growing about 200 pounds worth of potatoes, kale, and fresh vegetables over the summer, and many other things.
And what will the next MEVO Farm and Earth Crew…Continue