Author Archives: Newark Office of Sustainability

2014 Adopt-A-Lot Season

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This year 74 city-owned vacant properties were beautified by Newark residents and community members. By voluntarily caring for these city lots for one year, participants of the Adopt-A-Lot program have contributed to the revitalization of Newark’s neighborhoods. The program provides a … Continue reading

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2013 Farmers’ Market Season Results

During the 2013 farmers’ market season, the Nourishing Newark Farmers Market Initiative promoted the markets as additional locations for fresh food access in Newark. In August, market coordinators, a community health worker, and the City of Newark’s Office of Sustainability’s … Continue reading

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Join the Newark Food Recovery Challenge

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This spring Adopt-A-Lot in your neighborhood

The City of Newark’s Adopt-A-Lot program is a terrific way to meet neighbors and get members of the community engaged in taking care of our city. Since 1984, residents, neighborhood/block organizations and non-profit organizations in the community have been committed to … Continue reading

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Join Greater Newark Conservancy’s community garden program: Plot-It-Fresh

Interested in growing food in 4×8 beds alongside other gardeners in the community? If you are, sign up for the Greater Newark Conservancy’s Plot-It-Fresh Program. Read about it here: Plot it Fresh Overview . Through the program gardeners can “adopt” garden plots in … Continue reading

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