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.


7th Acting Locally for a More Sustainable World Conference

February 12, 2022 @ 9:30 am

Montclair, NJ. The Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC) invites you to join its 2022 annual conference on February 12, 2022, one of the largest gatherings of environmental and community activists in New Jersey. This year’s conference will be in person, with some virtual events accessible from anywhere in the world. Check below for a sample of some of […]

Let’s Celebrate the Monarch Migration

August 15 @ 3:30 pm

The NEEC’s team invites you to our annual Monarch Butterfly event. August 15, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. A group of Monarch Butterfly enthusiasts will meet at Crane Park to discuss how you can help the Monarch declining population, the importance of pollinators and the Monarch migration. Environmental groups tabling opportunities, live music and dancing. Family […]

Montclair Community Gardens Tour – June 26th, 2021

June 26 @ 9:30 am

Join the Northeast Earth Coalition on Saturday June 26th from 9:30am to noon for a JUNE GARDEN TOUR! Come to learn about the importance of local food, our community work, how to grow your own food, pollinator gardens, and gardening tips. This is a free event. We welcome families with children. Please wear a mask. […]

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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