The Northeast Earth Coalition

Mission

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.

Vision

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.

Events

Nutrition and Cooking Demo – May 15, 2021

May 15 @ 10:30 am

May is the month of both National High Blood Pressure Education and National Stroke Awareness. We will offer a virtual class on nutrition education while doing a cooking demonstration – anyone can join, regardless 0f their culinary skills! Join Armando Cruz in creating a heart healthy dish while he teaches the benefits of making healthier […]

Gardening from the Birds’ Perspective

April 22 @ 7:00 pm

Gardening from the Birds’ Perspective: When we garden, we can help migrating and resident birds with a healthy backyard habitat, especially important given the severe decline in songbirds. In this workshop you will learn how to bring beautiful birds to your backyard by using native bushes and flowers and other tips for creating a bird […]

Earth Day Celebration Week – April 17th-25th, 2021 – Restore Our Earth

April 17 @ 10:00 am

The Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC) invites you to join its 2021 Earth Day Celebration from April 17-24, 2021, 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 COVID crisis. Participants can join from anywhere in New […]

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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 […]

Recent Articles

The Secret of a Green Thumb

by Jose German-Gomez

By Jose German If you are one those people who say, “Every plant I touch dies,” stop blaming yourself! Having a green thumb is often as having mystical powers when it comes to plant care. People blessed with green thumbs seem to have a magic wand that makes plants thrive. The opposite of a green […]

Small Steps, Big Help for the Environment (Gardening for Life)

by Jose German-Gomez

By Jose German Recalling the phrase, “We do not have a Planet B,” we must act to protect our home. Each of us has an important role in maintaining the environment in a safe balance that allows us to secure our own existence. As members of this community, each individual in Montclair has a duty […]

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Introducing The Northeast Earth Coalition