The Northeast Earth Coalition


The Northeast Earth Coalition, Inc, (NEEC) works at the community level to protect the environment and promote local sustainability and food security.

The NEEC supports the work of community and environmental activists who give hope for a better future.


We believe that a strong local food system contributes to the health of our entire community, and we will work to facilitate greater understanding of the social, economic, & environmental impacts of our food choices.

Join Us

We invite you to be part of this new adventure and help us to create this coalition of environmental activists, in New Jersey and beyond. Let’s put together our resources and talent to support our communities and make the difference.


Montclair Eco-Fair 2022

May 21 @ 10:00 am

The Montclair Eco-Fair is back! This is a community event that you will want to be part of. The Episcopal Church of St. James is partnering with the NEEC to host this event in their front yard. Join local environmentalists and community activists in an outdoor event with environmental displays. Come and learn about gardening […]

Earth Day Celebration

April 16 @ 10:00 am

The Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC) invites you to join its 2022 Earth Day Celebration from April 16-23, 2022, for a week of events on the theme of restoring our planet. This year’s celebration will be a combination of virtual events and small gatherings due to the ongoing COVID crisis. Participants can join from anywhere in […]

Edible Landscapes Workshop

March 10 @ 6:30 pm

ADULT SCHOOL WINTER 2022 CLASSES About the workshop Edible landscaping is a modern version of the World War II Victory Gardens. Combining edible plants, fruits, herbs, and flowers, it creates a space that is both sustainable and beautiful, making your yard a productive source of nutrient-dense, super local, and delicious fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Participants […]

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Featured Articles

Spring is around the corner! But so is Coronavirus

by Webmaster

By Jose German Spring: perhaps the most beautiful time of the year. But this year it’s accompanied by the Coronavirus. Our daily social routines are being upended. Cancellations of events and gatherings are necessary measures to stop the spread of the virus. Voluntary isolation is strongly recommended. What to do? In the face of this […]

Gardening for life: wrapping up gardening season

by Webmaster

By Jose German It is not the end of the gardening season but the beginning of a transformation that will guide us through the winter and into the spring. Nature is taking a much-needed break to get stronger and resurrect with vibrant energy and colors in the spring. For those of us who have created […]

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by Jose German-Gomez

By Jose German Let’s stop pretending we can ignore the climate crisis. The signs of climate change have been multiplying for decades. We are already immersed in the crisis. Temperatures never before seen are happening in the West and Midwest. The devastation is affecting our primary sources of food.  California provides 13.52% of the food […]

New Community Garden in Kinnelon

by Jose German-Gomez

Sophia A. is a freshman at Kinnelon High School. She is currently working on finishing her Silver Award project with the Kinnelon Girls Scouts. Sophia used an abandoned school courtyard to create a garden at Pearl R Miller (PRM) Middle School with the hope that it can evolve into a garden club in the upcoming […]

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Introducing The Northeast Earth Coalition