Category: Gardening

Read in The Black River Journal- Whittemore CCC: A Celebration of Community, Culture and Conservation in Hunterdon County

Art, music, nature and food all have a place in the “symphony” at Whittemore CCC, where Community, Culture and Conservation share center stage. Hidden in the trees of an unassuming road just off I-78 in Oldwick, Whittemore is a buzzing hub of creativity, where… Continue Reading “Read in The Black River Journal- Whittemore CCC: A Celebration of Community, Culture and Conservation in Hunterdon County”

Musician Spotlight: Playful Banter

In tumultuous times, music can seem familiar, like the embrace of an old friend. In good times, listening to the right music can feel like embarking on a road trip with that old friend, complete with a sense of freedom and some playful banter.… Continue Reading “Musician Spotlight: Playful Banter”

The Summer of the Quarantine Garden

If you were to ask one of my college roommates about my love of plants, she would tell you that I was obsessed. Visitors to our apartment were constantly welcomed by houseplants whenever they’d walk into my bedroom, and my roommate couldn’t believe it… Continue Reading “The Summer of the Quarantine Garden”

A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part II

This article is Part II of a two-part series. To read Part I, click here. Last week, I published Part I of a conversation with musician, urban farmer, and activist Matt Monaco, where we discussed his start in music, his EP The Road We… Continue Reading “A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part II”

A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part I

“Global revolution is rooted in small towns.” This is one of the messages conveyed in the music of Matt Monaco, an avid environmentalist, urban farmer, and social revolutionary. Through music, Matt unites people in the call to make our world a better place, reminding… Continue Reading “A Conversation with Matt Monaco – Part I”