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Food & Farming

Farm, New Jersey Environment News

NJ company transforms food waste into a commodity before it can reach a landfill

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - You might think a warehouse filled with food waste would stink. But when visitors enter Jay Fischer’s warehouse [go to article]
food waste

Americans waste nearly half their food. How can we reduce food waste in New...

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Each year, the average family of four in America throws $1,800 in the garbage [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]

This startup is building the techiest indoor farm in the world

BETH KOWITT / FORTUNE - Indoor vertical farming startup Bowery is in the process of building a second facility which it claims [go to article]
new jersey, vertical farm, newark

Opinion: Investing in vertical farming – five take-aways

ERIK KOBAYASHI-SOLOMON / FORBES - “Eyewatering.” That’s the best description for recent capital inflows into the vertical farming industry [go to article]
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An inside look at N.J.’s only commercial bison farm

CAROLINE FASSETT / NJ.COM - On a cool, blue-skied October morning, Erick and Kristen Doyle stood on the outside of a thin wired fence, on the other side [go to article]
Farm, New Jersey Environment News

Hunterdon County preserves 500 more acres of farmland

MIKE DEAK / USA TODAY -Seven Hunterdon County farms, totaling 494 acres, will be preserved after the county purchased the development [go to article]
stinkbug, invasive species, new jersey environment

Asian wasp’s arrival in S. Jersey brings hope to scientists, farmers fighting stink bugs

CATALINA JARAMILLO / WHYY - The peaches look far from perfect in Rutgers University Agricultural Research and Extension Center’s experimental orchard [go to article]
Produce at the HLT farmers market in Flemington, NJ

Opinion: Interested in farming? Talk to the experts.

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - It’s the quintessential American dream: find some land and start a farm. Generations of farm families [go to article]
new jersey farmland preservation

GSPT approves farmland, historic preservation funds

GARDEN STATE PRESERVATION TRUST - The board of the Garden State Preservation Trust (GSPT) approved $22 million to fund Farmland Preservation Program [go to article]

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