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.


Worldwide Environmental Day

June 5 @ 8:00 am

Friday, June 5th, 2020 Location and Time to be announced later What is Worldwide Environment Day 2020? Worldwide Environment Day will be held on Friday, June 5th 2020. This is an environmental awareness day organized by the United Nations and sometimes unofficially called Eco Day. The aim of the Day is to raise awareness of […]

NEEC Accessible Nature Program

May 20 @ 9:30 am

Crane Park Demonstration Garden, as well as other NEEC projects in Montclair will be used as open space classrooms for adults and children to learn about pollinators, wildlife habitats, native plants, and growing our own food. Students from Montclair public school systems, and beyond are welcome to participate in these events. The NEEC will provide […]

Gardening for Life Workshop

April 25 @ 10:00 am

Saturday, May 2, 2020, at 10am Location: To be determined Join us for the annual Gardening for Life Workshop Series held in Montclair. Gardening experts will share practical tips on growing your own food and inspire you with new ways to create beautiful gardens for pollinators and people. This series has something for everyone. Whether […]

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Featured Articles

Gardening for life: wrapping up gardening season

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 a wildlife habitat […]

Recent Articles

What you can do about climate change

by Jose German

By Jose German “Over the last half billion years, there have been five major mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating since the asteroid impact that wiped the dinosaurs. This time around, the cataclysm is us.” […]

Gardening for life: landscaping to help the globe

by Jose German

“Think globally, act locally” is a phrase used for decades about protecting the environment. Today, it is urgent to consider how we can act locally, and landscaping our yards and gardens are the perfect places to start. Sometimes, when we view the problem from a global perspective, we feel overwhelmed, depressed, and powerless. However, seated […]

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Introducing The Northeast Earth Coalition