With summer fast approaching, MEVO is getting warmed up for what will be an awesome volunteer season. Be a part of it this summer, and make your mark by helping preserve the environment of Mahwah and other communities in Bergen County. You’ll be doing trash clean ups, tree/flower planting, invasive plant removal, trail construction, even some scenic hikes at the Ramapo Reservation. And make sure to stay tuned, for more news about MEVO’s tire removal competition, set to take place this summer…Continue
Volunteers of all kinds! Trail work is coming to Emerson, New Jersey. On Saturday, May 25th, MEVO will be heading to Emerson to ramp work on the trail project it has started there. For while a trail exists in Emerson, it is in a sorry state.
MEVO will improve the trail by making a more noticeable and clear path to it, as well as make it easier to walk on (said to be one of the most important things for a trail). In addition, water bars to stop erosion and stepping stones to prevent…Continue
Observe: several farmers, sweaty, standing on top of one awesome community garden built, and a job well down. This is just one garden down for MEVO’s Farm to Live program, with many more to go. Because that’s what Farm to Live does— it BUILDS gardens, anywhere it can. The food from these gardens is given to local hunger organizations and pollution from the wasteful grass lawns that these gardens are built on is stopped in its tracks. In short, Farm to Live is building a local sustainable…Continue
Y’all hear that, boys? Sounds like the sound of growing season just around the corner. We here at MEVO have started our seedlings last month: 544 to be exact, and with many more seedlings to be expected along the way. Some of what we’re growing is: eggplants, ground cherries, peppers, collards, broccoli, and cauliflower. Many, many more seedlings are due to arrive soon. We hope we are as excited as we are.
So come volunteer for MEVO this summer and have the chance to work with us!…