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New community garden planned for Waldo Ave. in JC

on November 1st, 2015 at 8:15:48 AM

An abandoned lot on Waldo Ave. is going to be turned into a garden for the community. Arrangements are being made with the owner and the city. The first meeting of interested community members has happened and a facebook page has been put up for interested parties. The garden will be know as the "Where's Waldo Community Garden". The lot is being cleared of weeds and plans are in the works for a fundraiser. Equipment for the garden was donated by the Bright Street Community Garden. Kudos to Brandy for getting this project off the ground! Fundraiser is planned for April 30th.







Support Friends of Liberty State Park against privatization of our park

on August 31st, 2015 at 11:16:09 AM

A community bike ride is being planned to support activists against the privitization and commercialization of Liberty State Park.

Please save Sunday Nov 1 for a Solidarity Protest against LSP Privatization.
Noon "Solidarity Bike Ride Against Privatization" (10k if u do 2 laps in park).
1pm to 5pm "Solidarity Rock Against Privatization" Awesome local Bands! Confirmed are Karyn Kuhl Band, Devi and Sensational Country Blues Wonders. Their websites are on the "save the date flyer" linked above.

Peace Garden Fundraiser October 2014

on September 30th, 2014 at 7:09:17 AM

The PEACE garden is having its annual fundraiser on October 19th at(St. Luke's (Hoboken Ave - 5 Corners area) of Jersey City

Getting closer to the Fall Fundraiser!  If you would like to donate any goods for sale for the P.E.A.C.E. Garden Fundraiser on October 19th like clothes, jewelry, etc., we are accepting donations on Sunday October 5th 1-3 and Sunday October 12th 1-3.  
If you are donating any food items you may drop them off the day of the fundraiser. SEE YOU THERE!!

City of Water Day Festival - June 20

on May 28th, 2013 at 1:20:16 PM


A FREE day of entertainment, education & adventure celebrating the potential
of our waterfront!

On Saturday, July 20th thousands from throughout the metropolitan region will
make their way to the waterfront for the 6th annual City of Water Day
Festival, presented by Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance.  A FREE day of
entertainment, education, and adventure celebrating the world-class potential
of our waterfront, the City of Water Day Festival is held each year in
Liberty State Park, NJ and Governors Island, NY.  Festival highlights
include: FREE narrated boat

2013 Jersey City Farmer's Market Schedule

on April 29th, 2013 at 7:42:51 AM

Hi Everyone,

Here's the places and times for the Farmer Markets this year.

Farmer's Markets - Jersey City-2013
(Thank you Bethe!)

Hamilton Pk Eighth & Jersey Apr 17-Dec 18 Wed, 3PM-7PM

Historic Downtown Grove St PATH Plaza May 13-Dec 19 Mon & Thurs, 4PM-8PM

Journal Square Journal Square Plaza June 14 thru Sept 11AM-7:30PM Oct & Nov mkt closes @ 6:30PM

Paulus Hook Washington/south of Dudley May to Dec Sat 11AM-4PM

Riverview-Fisk Pk Palisade/bet Griffth & Bower May 5-Oct 27 Sun, 9AM-2PM

Van Vorst Pk Jersey & Montgomery Apr 27 to Dec Sat, 8:30AM-3PM

NOTE: Apr 27th is the official opening date;

Certificate Program: Urban Sustainability in Jersey City

on March 22nd, 2013 at 6:55:43 PM

Spring has sprung believe it or not brrrr.......Here's an interesting course
being given at the HCCC Culinary Conference Center, set up by
Certificate Program: Urban Sustainability in Jersey City

The intro is offered online as a prerequisite for the rest of the live classes.
If you are concerned about our urban environment, energy use and the future of
our area:

Certificate Program: Urban Sustainability in Jersey City

This program has a 3-hour pre-req to take a Natural Step online track focused on
systems thinking so if you think you want to register, sooner is better

FEMA will be at City Hall on Grove Street

on November 10th, 2012 at 10:39:01 AM

Today, November 10, FEMA will be at both Grove Street City Hall location and at the Moose Lodge at 60 Westside Avenue for storm related issues and losses.

Moose Lodge at 11am and at City Hall at 3PM.

July in My City Garden

on July 1st, 2012 at 12:12:46 PM

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Sustainable Jersey City

on May 31st, 2012 at 6:57:50 AM

Meeting for Sustainable Jersey City.

The membership is growing!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
6:30 PM
Culinary Conference Center @ Hudson County Community College
161 Newkirk St. Building E
Jersey City , NJ 07306

Small Gardens info

on March 24th, 2012 at 5:28:19 PM

Visit My City Garden for info on creating a small city garden.

Use This Link

Happy Spring!