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A New Look for MEVO's Website

MEVO is getting a make-over! Specifically the MEVO website will have a new look and revised content in the coming weeks. You’ll be in for a new way to learn about the sustainable work MEVO is doing.

Stay tuned!…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on June 11, 2014 at 3:05pm — No Comments

A Yoga Haiku

MEVO Haiku:

If you want to do

Yoga on this Saturday

Spend time with MEVO

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on June 10, 2014 at 9:05am — No Comments

A Shoutout for the Eastern Light Project

MEVO would like to give a shout out to the Eastern Light Project, a permaculture site in Pomona New York that is working to prevent the wetlands near their site is on from being turned into Wal-Mart. MEVO visited their site last year and plans to do so again this year.

So thank you Eastern Light Project, for all the work you do.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on June 7, 2014 at 10:57am — No Comments

Learn to Forage for Food this Sunday

Who wants to find edible food all around them? MEVO will be doing just that this Sunday, on a three-hour foraging tour (lunch break included!) from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, with naturalist and author “Wildman” Steve Brill at the Saddle River County Park in Saddle River, New Jersey.

Anyone interested in signing must RSVP at least 24 hours in advance by calling 914-835-2135; they also need to call that number again the night before in order to confirm that they’re coming. If you have to…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on June 4, 2014 at 3:57pm — No Comments

A Meadow Planting, Coming Soon

Hey. Ever wanted to help plant a meadow? Well MEVO is having an event this Saturday, June 7th, at Ramapo College where we will be rebuilding a meadow to create a place to forage for New Jersey honeybees. This project is being funded by the New Jersey Beekeepers Association and MEVO and Ramapo College students will be working together to create a new home for New Jersey’s honeybees to explore.

So if you want to build a new home for bees this weekend, spend some time with…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on June 3, 2014 at 3:04pm — No Comments

The Work of MEVO

MEVO Haiku:

MEVO's done a lot

Of good work the last few years

And we'll keep at it

Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 31, 2014 at 10:26am — No Comments

MEVO's New Administrative Manager

MEVO would like to introduce one of our newest leader’s Ben Chazen, MEVO’s Administrative Manager. He’s studying math and physics at MIT, but is taking the year off to learn about beekeeping, farming, and sustainability. As administrative manager he is keeping track of donation, dealing with event logistics, and helping out in the farm in the field.

Thank you Ben, for taking your time to help out with MEVO. We hope you’re enjoying the experience.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 30, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments

Thank You, Christina Choi!

MEVO would like to honor MEVO Event Coordinator, Christina Choi today! She's been part of many a volunteer event at MEVO and has enjoyed every single one of them. Thank you Christina for all your great work.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 28, 2014 at 2:35pm — No Comments

MEVO's Summer Reading

Do you want to know what books MEVO is reading this summer? For our Earth and Farm Crew programs we’re having our interns read Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinsky on how to bring practical change our local communities.

This is the first book for our summer reading list, and we are going to be reading more as the summer goes on. If you have any book recommendations for us to check out, let us know! We’d be glad to have them.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 27, 2014 at 9:31am — No Comments

MEVO's Summer Reading

Do you want to know what books MEVO is reading this summer? For our Earth and Farm Crew programs we're having our interns read Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinsky on how to bring practical change our local communities.

This is the first book for our summer reading list, and we are going to be reading more as the summer goes on. If you have any book recommendations for us to check out, let us know! We'd be glad to have them.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 27, 2014 at 9:27am — No Comments

A 1-Acre MEVO Farm, Coming Soon!

Did you know MEVO is making a 1-acre farm happen this July? This farm's produce will go to shelters and food banks across Northern New Jersey, lessons in beekeeping and organic farming will be taught, and the local community will have the chance to participate in growing some food.

Sound awesome to you? Stay tuned for more updates about the MEVO 1-acre Farm to find out more info.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 25, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments

MEVO Founder Graduates from NYU!

Congratulations MEVO Founder, Eric Fuchs-Stengel for graduating from NYU! MEVO wishes you the best for you and the people you've inspired.…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 24, 2014 at 11:44am — No Comments

If You're Tired of Tires...

MEVO Haiku:

If you’re tired of tires

In your local community

MEVO can take them…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 22, 2014 at 8:55am — No Comments

A MEVO Haiku to the DPW

MEVO Haiku:

Thank YOU DPW

For all the work you’ve done for

MEVO and our friends

Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 20, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments

An Ode to the DPW

Wednesday, April 30 2014 was Keith Hallissey’s last day at the Mahwah Department of Public Works, or DPW. He is retiring after countless years of service to Mahwah and our community members.

People often call MEVO unsung heroes but the true unsung heroes are the guys who have been there with us cleaning up our trash with us since 2008. Without the Mahwah DPW none of the trash MEVO has removed from the forests of Stag Hill or other areas would ever have been cleaned up. The DPW has…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 19, 2014 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Thanks, Americorps!

Who are the amazing volunteers in the photo? They are members of AmeriCorps (NCCC), a nation wide volunteer professionals work throughout the country and the state of New Jersey, with a wide variety of volunteer organizations.

MEVO wants to say THANK YOU to AmeriCorps for choosing to come out and volunteer with MEVO on April 12, 2014 at our Family Volunteer Day and on April 19, 2014 at our STOP with the DUMPS Earth Day Trash Clean-Ups. 150 volunteers cleaned up thousands of pounds of…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 13, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Want to Be a Beekeeper?

Check out another MEVO's Apprentice Farmer and Beekeeper, Vicki Joy! She joined MEVO over the past few months and has spent a ton of time volunteering at our gardens and helping us manage our bees.

Want to become a beekeeper like Vicki? Join MEVO and learn how!…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 10, 2014 at 8:20am — No Comments

IBM - One of the leading IT Vendors!

How IBM Certification Can Play an Important Rule to Boost Your Salary

With the entire business employment industry making its efforts to make out of the economic halt, employers cut-down having reached new levels and an inactive business environment gradually redefining its grounds, the questions most asked is if these professional certification programs and especially IBM certificationsmake any difference such as a boost in the salary or promises a better future in the prevailing…

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Added by Austin Richerd on May 10, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

MEVO's Panel at the U.N.

MEVO totally rocked it at the United Nations Foundation panel discussion yesterday, getting our message out to a ton of people. The moderator for our panel Caryl Stern, President & CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. And our panelists included Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel, Executive Director of MEVO, Trisha Guduru, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, Florida Mwesiga, Ambassador from the Pediatric AIDS Foundation and Mehar Gujral, Teen Adviser from Girl Up.

MEVO was incredibly grateful to have this…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 9, 2014 at 10:04am — No Comments

MEVO is Speaking at the United Nations

In case you haven't heard, MEVO will be at a United Nations panel tomorrow to discuss how the next generation is taking action to change the world. The discussion will be live streamed to 140 countries. Check out more information about the discussion and live stream, below!

http://www.unfoundation.org/momplussocial/…

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Added by Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel on May 6, 2014 at 2:10pm — No Comments

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