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Previews of MEVO's Biggest Project Yet

Check out these excellent previews for what MEVO’s biggest project ever will involve: a former ski lodge, a big fireplace, and an open field.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on November 4, 2014 at 7:32pm — No Comments

Big News is Coming!

Get ready for the big news on November 10th. That is when MEVO’s biggest project yet will be revealed.

Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on November 3, 2014 at 6:22pm — No Comments

Our Big Reveal, Tomorrow!

MEVO’s biggest project yet is going to be formally announced on Monday, November 10th. And it will be big.

In the meantime, enjoy this photo of Josh Rozenberg surveying the site for this most epic of projects.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on November 2, 2014 at 8:29pm — No Comments

Testing the Soil

Observe Joshua Rozenberg, dedicated MEVO volunteer, testing the soil around Campgaw Mountain Reservation. Why is he doing this? For MEVO’s biggest project yet.

Details will be revealed very soon.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on November 1, 2014 at 9:08am — No Comments

Happy Birthday, Eric Fuchs-Stengel!

MEVO would like to wish a very Happy Birthday to the man, the myth, the LEGENDARY Founder and Executive Director of MEVO, Eric Fuchs-Stengel.

Eric is working on setting up MEVO’s biggest project yet, and we wish him the best of luck in making this a project be the best it can be. We hope you have an excellent day of celebration Eric, and wish you many happy years to come.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 30, 2014 at 6:11pm — No Comments

Good News, Everyone!

Breaking News, people: Every single tire and piece of trash you see in this photo have been cleaned up and removed from Stag Hill, thanks to a job well done from MEVO and our volunteers. That is all.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 29, 2014 at 8:50pm — No Comments

A Historic Roll Call

There was a historic meeting this fall to take on the illegal dumping at Stag Hill. Here is a roll call of all the awesome people who participated.

In the top photo from left to right are: Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel (Executive Director of MEVO), Chief Dwaine Perry (Chief of the Ramapough Lunaape Nation), Chief Brian Higgins (Chief of the Bergen County Police) , County Executive Kathleen Donovan (County Executive of Bergen County), Chief Walt Van Dunk (Former Chief of the Ramapough Lunaape…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 26, 2014 at 8:11pm — No Comments

What's This?

What is this? The site of MEVO’s biggest project in its entire history. More information will be revealed in the coming weeks. Stay tuned.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 23, 2014 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Introducing the Rozenberg Brothers!

Ladies and gentlemen, MEVO is proud to introduce you to the Rozenberg brothers, Josh and Issac.

They are many things: inventors, farmers, mushroom growers, rock climbers, beer brewers. But for MEVO, they are the ones who will be the Farm Designers and Builders in charge of making our Bergen County Educational Farm come to life this Fall 2014.

So thank you, Josh and Issac for helping us build our farm. You guys are going to ROCK it!…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 20, 2014 at 6:04pm — No Comments

A Shout-Out for Wyckoff Florist & Gifts

MEVO would like to give a huge THANK YOU to Wyckoff Florist & Gifts.

Wyckoff Florist & Gifts is having its 50th Anniversary Year this year. To celebrate this, they are recognizing fifty people in the community for their selfless acts of kindness, community service, and compassion to others. And they decided to honor MEVO and our founder Eric Fuchs-Stengel as one of fifty recipients of this most excellent, “50 Years, 50 Dozen roses award.”

So thank you Wyckoff Florist…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 11, 2014 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Thank You TEVALAND!

Today we’d like to give a shout-out to TEVALAND Farms, a most excellent homestead and petting farm that MEVO volunteers visited this summer. In the photo below, you can see TEVALAND’s goats being petted.

For more details about TEVALAND check out their Facebook page below. TEVALAND, you rock!

https://www.facebook.com/tevaland…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 10, 2014 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Thank You TEVALAND!

Today we’d like to give a shout-out to TEVALAND Farms, a most excellent homestead and petting farm that MEVO volunteers visited this summer. In the photo below, you can see TEVALAND’s goats being petted.

For more details about TEVALAND check out their Facebook page below. TEVALAND, you rock!

https://www.facebook.com/tevaland…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 10, 2014 at 3:44pm — No Comments

MEVO Gives a Shout-Out to Jack Daly

MEVO would like to tell you a little about Jack Daly, environmentalist, educator, and so much more! Jack works with MEVO’s Summer Crews every summer teaching them about sustainability ranging from social theory to beekeeping.

He is an extremely giving person and we can’t thank him enough for all of his work creating an environmentally sustainable future.

Like this post, if you like Jack and all the amazing work he does.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 7, 2014 at 4:27pm — No Comments

MEVO's Twitter Account is About to Be Updated

Hey everyone! MEVO’s Twitter page is about to undergo some big changes. We will now be listing information about causes and events that we care about on our Twitter feed, in order to share them with the rest of you awesome volunteers.

So keep your eyes on our MEVO Twitter in the coming weeks for the awesomeness to come.

Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 5, 2014 at 9:43am — No Comments

MEVO, Marching for Justice

Did you know on Sunday September 21, 2014 over 400,000 people marched in the streets of New York City for climate justice at the People’s Climate March?

MEVO volunteers were some of these people at the march because we know actions like this are needed to change the world for better.

So come out and join MEVO the next time we march for justice and more beautiful world.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 2, 2014 at 5:09pm — No Comments

MEVO's Got Some Events this October

In case you haven’t heard, MEVO is planning two most excellent trash clean-ups for the month of October.

On October 11th we will have a trash clean up from 10AM-2PM. And on October 25th we are organizing a bigger event, the Monster Trash Mash (expect costumes to be involved).

Stay tuned for more information!…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on October 1, 2014 at 6:45pm — No Comments

A Most Excellent MEVO Farm, Coming Soon!

What is this? This is an image of the upcoming site for MEVO’s multi-acre educational farm. We hope to get this farm fully set up by Spring 2015 so we can start growing food.

So stay tuned for more news on the most excellent MEVO farm.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on September 28, 2014 at 3:17pm — No Comments

MEVO's BCC Farm Expands!

Behold, the new and improved MEVO Bergen Community College Farm! MEVO would like to take this Saturday to let you know that the expansion of our Bergen Community College Farm went off without a hitch last week and our farm was moved to a bigger and better location.

We'd like to give a shout out to everyone who helped make this move possible. Thanks guys!…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on September 27, 2014 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Take Pollution to the Curb this Saturday!

People of MEVO! We are starting off fall right with a big pollution clean-up of Stag Hill this Saturday at 10:00 am. Join us to take out trash and take pollution out of our community.

Details are below:

https://www.facebook.com/events/291483261060119/…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on September 23, 2014 at 12:49pm — No Comments

MEVO is Expanding Our BCC Farm

Did you hear? MEVO is moving its Bergen Community College Farm to a new, larger location this Saturday so MEVO can install a donated hoop house and grow even more food for our local communities.

We need your help to make sure this move goes off without a hitch. Join us!

Details are below:

https://www.facebook.com/events/702708663152518/…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on September 15, 2014 at 4:21pm — No Comments

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