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Thank You Parks Department!

How does MEVO get farms built? Pollution cleaned up? And make a difference in Northern New Jersey?…See More
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Thank You Parks Department!

Posted by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 5, 2015 at 1:52pm 0 Comments

How does MEVO get farms built? Pollution cleaned up? And make a difference in Northern New Jersey? With a huge team of partners. And we'd like to introduce one of them to you.

The Bergen County Parks Department came out this past week and helped flatten out our walking path at the MEVO Farm with their tractors. Not only that but they helped us remove boulders of all sizes from our two-acre educational farm.

So thank you Bergen County Parks for everything you do! We wouldn't be…

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A Mayday Clean-Up of Stag Hill

Posted by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 4, 2015 at 12:17pm 0 Comments

Our apologies for the hiatus, but MEVO is officially back with news and events. With that, let's begin.

There’s several illegal dumping and environmental pollution happening in Stag Hill. But MEVO’s Earth Crew is going to be taking this pollution on this Saturday, and we need your help to do so.

Event details are below. We’ll see you there!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1465055450452735/…

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Meet the Bear Run Environmental Team

Posted by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on February 22, 2015 at 10:17am 0 Comments

Who are these cool dudes in the photo here? They are Jason Hajek, Ryan Tomczyk, and James Preisendanz. And they are part of the Bear Run Environmental Team, a grassroots group of environmental activists and conservationists working in the heart of the Ramapo Mountain State Forest.

Their work involves growing native plants and pollinators to be replanted to restore the natural habitat of the state forest, working year round removing invasive plants in the area, as well as organizing a…

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Sandy Shevack vs. Illegal Dumping

Posted by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on February 13, 2015 at 11:56am 0 Comments

Sandy Shevack, MEVO Board Member, is not happy with these tires and the illegal dumping that is going on at Stag Hill.

MEVO is going to be cleaning up this pollution at our volunteer events this upcoming spring. We need all the help we can get, so come on by!…

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Shout Out to Brooklyn Grange

Posted by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on February 10, 2015 at 12:50pm 0 Comments

MEVO would like to give a shout out to Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm. They are the largest rooftop soil farm in the world, grow over 50,000 pounds of local produce a year, and are one of the leaders in rooftop farming and urban agriculture. In short, they are pretty awesome people

The magazine Edible Brooklyn has nominated Brooklyn Grange for their 2015 Local Hero Awards, and they are currently voting on who will receive this rewards. So please vote for Brooklyn Grange and all the…

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Behold the MEVO Bees

Posted by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on February 9, 2015 at 10:23am 0 Comments

Observe the MEVO bees emerging from their hive, eager to start pollinating and making honey.

MEVO has over fifteen hives in our apiary so far and we are looking for people to manage them. So if you ever wanted to learn about bees or wanted to start beekeeping, check out the MEVO Farm Facebook page. We’ll be posting news on our bees and for opportunities to help them out.

http://www.facebook.com/groups/mevofarm…

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