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Family recipes and food stories were prepared and shared with interns as they harvested crops. The students creatively relayed their internship experiences to their families and community through an oral history showcase during the end of summer Harvest Moon Block Party. Image courtesy of @resilientrootsfarm on Instagram.

VietLead: Farm & food sovereignty for BIPOC in Camden

Jay Vicente, Staff Writer June 3, 2022

Grassroots community organization Vietlead began as a mission to address disparities within the Vietnamese and overall Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities of Camden. Vietlead cultivates...

This graph, taken from the Zoom discussion on April 5, demonstrates how quickly the states temperature has been rising over the past 1,000 years. Screenshot by Jay Vicente.

New Jersey’s climate change issues are significant, but action can be taken

Jay Vicente, Staff Writer April 25, 2022

Dr. Andra J. Garner started a discussion about the effects of climate change in New Jersey by asking participants to complete a poll about the words and feelings that come to mind when they think about...

Evergreen Hattem by haroldmeerveld is marked with CC BY 2.0.

Utility projects taking out hundreds of trees in Cherry Hill

Jay Vicente, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Two controversial utility projects that would result in the removal of several hundred trees in Cherry Hill are moving forward, with plans of replanting much of what they are cutting down.  The two...

A large part of Americorps Watershed Ambassador Jodi Dziedzics work involves educating the public about the importance of the states watersheds. Photo courtesy of Jodi Dziedzic.

Education is Key to Watershed Ambassador’s Work

Ciara Wenger and Jay Vicente March 1, 2022

Dozens of organizations are leading the effort to protect New Jersey’s watersheds today. One of the most influential is the Americorps Watershed Program, administered by the New Jersey Department of...

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