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Food & Farming

Farmland in Kingwood, NJ

Climate change stresses New Jersey farmers

AMANDA OGLESBY / ASBURY PARK PRESS / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Grapes are delicate fruits — it doesn't take much to ruin a harvest [go to article]
Grapes, wine, new jersey

How will climate change alter agriculture? Winemakers are finding out

ERIC ASIMOV /NY TIMES - Wine, which is among the most sensitive and nuanced of agricultural products, demonstrates how climate change is transforming [go to article]
spotted lanternfly

Spotted lanternfly infestation poses existential threat to wineries, vineyards across Delaware Valley

CBS PHILADELPHIA 3 - Fears are growing in Pennsylvania about the spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest with no natural enemies [go to article]
food waste

NJ almost passed an eco-friendly food waste bill. Then Trenton happened

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey was on the verge this summer of mandating an environmentally-friendly way to dispose of half-eaten sandwiches [go to article]

How sustainability efforts are helping the state’s fishing industry

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - Pete Dolan is the captain of the Ms. Manya, a commercial scallop boat. He’s ready to set sail on a week-long trip [go to article]

Farming flourishes in the Garden State

NJTV / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Recently released federal statistics on agriculture in the United States held some surprising news for New Jersey [go to article]
Nj environment news, farming

Climate change threatens the world’s food supply, United Nations warns

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / NY TIMES - The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns [go to article]
Farm, New Jersey Environment News

Opinion: Protect soils to safeguard food supply

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - The Dust Bowl of the 1930s was one of the worst man-made disasters in our history. Due to poor farming practices [go to article]
food waste

Throwing food away — or just burning it — counts as recycling in bill...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - America has a major food waste problem, and New Jersey is no exception [go to article]
food waste

Enviros irked by changes to measure that tackles big sources of NJ food waste

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - When are trash incinerators and landfills considered recycling facilities? [go to article]

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