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

Let’s Celebrate the Monarch Migration 2022

August 20 @ 3:30 pm

The NEEC’s team invites you to our annual Monarch Butterfly event. August 20th, from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. A group of Monarch Butterfly enthusiasts will meet at Crane Park to discuss […]

Event calendar

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 […]

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

Edible Landscapes Part Two – What to Grow

by Jose German-Gomez

By Jose German Imagine having a beautiful vegetable harvest within steps of your kitchen. Growing your own food gives you access to the freshest possible produce. Alive with flavor and […]

To mow or not to mow

by Jose German-Gomez

By Jose German American lawn culture originated in 19th century, inspired by French and English gardens. Stately mansions, palaces, and chateaus in Europe were symbols of social and economic status, […]

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Introducing The Northeast Earth Coalition