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

8th Annual Conference: Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World

April 6 @ 9:00 am

UPCOMING ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE, MARK YOU CALENDAR AND COME! Welcome to the 8th Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World Conference! Join us at the University Hall Conference Center for an inspiring event dedicated […]

Beginning of Gardening Season 2024 – Interns Opportunities & Educational Workshops

April 15 @ 9:30 am

   Join us for an exciting gardening season and environmental activism. We have 14 long-term environmental projects in Northern New Jersey and 8 community gardens associated to our Urban Growers […]

Earth Day Celebration 2024

April 21 @ 9:00 am

The Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC), invite you to join their 2024 Earth Day Celebration from April 15-22, 2024, for a week of events on the theme of restoring our planet. […]

A Journey Toward a Greener Future

May 20 @ 7:30 pm

WHEN: MAY 20, 2024 WHERE: HO-HO-KUS  TIME: 7:30 SPEAKER: JOSE GERMAN-GOMEZ, FOUNDER & CEO OF THE NORTHEAST EARTH COALITION Jose is well known as an environmental activist in northern New […]

Montclair Eco-Fair May 25, 2024

May 25 @ 9:30 am

Montclair Eco-Fair 2024: This is a community event that you will want to be part of. Join local environmentalists and community activists in an outdoor event with environmental displays. Come and learn […]

Event calendar

Featured Articles

Caring for Indoor House Plants 

by Jose German-Gomez

By Jose German With winter’s arrival, the pleasures of outdoor gardening are left behind. Trees and perennial flowers have gone dormant, and the weather outside is less than inviting. At […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is sustainability?

by Webmaster

The definition of “sustainability” is the study of how natural systems function, remain diverse and produce everything it needs for the ecology to remain in balance. It also acknowledges that […]

The Importance of Land Preservation

by Webmaster

One particular issue that has divided political and cultural interests is land conservation. This is especially relevant for those who are potentially affected by hydro-fracking proposals in New York State […]

Recent Articles

Monarch Migration: From Your Backyard to Michoacan and Back           

by Jose German-Gomez

By David Wasmuth One of the most remarkable migrations ever documented is about to begin. And, for some migrants, it may start in your backyard. By late September, millions of […]

Environmental and Human Impact of Pesticides & Herbicides

by Jose German-Gomez

  Environmental Impact of Pesticides Pesticides can travel far from where they were originally applied. They drift in the wind when sprayed in gardens or can run off into streams […]

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Introducing The Northeast Earth Coalition