New Jersey has the second-highest urban population percentage in the U.S with 94.7% of residents living in an urban area. Despite being the Garden State, New Jersey’s mostly urban environment limits access for local farm-to-table produce. However, accessibility is increasing with the rise of vertical farming, the practice of growing crops in vertical stacked layers […]
The holidays are about heartwarming stories, and what’s more tear-jerking than an owner being reunited with his long-lost pet? Well, how about families finally being reunited, thanks to a United flight? Those are just a couple of interesting stories around New Jersey this month. Read them all below. Florida Man’s Missing Dog Found in NJ…3 […]
Fall is in full swing, and somehow, October just flew by. Did you even get a chance to guzzle a drink for Oktoberfest? Well, as the leaves change colors and we set our sights on Thanksgiving, here’s a look back at some fascinating New Jersey news from the past month. Proof of Comet Impact Found […]
Summer is gone, and we’re settling into Autumn with pumpkin spice beverages, apple-picking, and raking leaves. As September closes out, here are some interesting news items around New Jersey you might have missed this past month. Play Time, Family Dinner More Important than Homework at NJ School Good news for kids at a Woodbridge elementary […]
“The difference between success and failure is so little sometimes.” – Jay Bhatti, Venture Capitalist The Garden State used to be a powerhouse in the technology and innovation world. The historic Bell Labs produced eight Nobel Prize winners and boasted discoveries like cosmic microwave background radiation, radio astronomy, the transistor, the laser, and Information Theory […]
Fresh food in the Garden State goes beyond agribusiness. You will find people from all walks of life, in urban, suburban and coastal areas proudly growing their own food. An increasing number of schools are incorporating garden-based learning into nearly every subject to enhance the appreciation of the natural world. These are incredibly important trends, yet too many people turn to fast food and cheap, processed food for nearly every meal.