Incredible Edible Merchantville invites you to help us get ready for our 150th and Memorial Day celebrations in Wellwood Park by joining friends and neighbors to clean, refresh and showcase this beautiful green space in all it's natural beauty! Grab your rake and broom, put on some gloves and meet us on Saturday, May 11th from 9:00-11:30 a.m. at the Wellwood Park Gazebo.  A park that is clean and well-maintained offers a safe and enjoyable place for people to visit for hiking, picnicking, sporting activities, or just relaxing

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This year Incredible Edible (IE) Merchantville is participating in the Knit For Food Knit-A-Thon on Saturday, 3/23/24 from 12:00-10:00 p.m. at Eclipse Brewing. Our 10-hour knitting and crocheting marathon will raise funds for hunger and food insecurity. Our goal is to raise $1,000 to support food security through Feeding America, World Central Kitchen, No Kid Hungry and Meals on Wheels. All the details are on our event’s main page. This activity is intended to raise

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Break out the popcorn and join us TODAY, Thursday, March 14th from 7:00–9:00 p.m. at Movie Night as Nathan Lou is interviewed about Urban Food Forests & Seed Libraries as Food Sovereignty Strategies. Agro-ecologist Nathan Lou is Co-founder and Executive Director of San Diego-based Mongol Tribe, a 501C3 providing hands-on education and experiences with traditional and regenerative land management practices. He will discuss urban food forests and public policy, seed libraries and how to develop them, community building and

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Growing your own food doesn't have to be difficult and Money Talks News tells you how to grow a vegetable garden and become self-sustaining in 8 Easy Steps! The topics covered are location, hardiness zones and deciding which plants to grow - most vegetables need at least six hours of direct sunlight to grow and novice gardeners should choose low-maintenance crops. Also covered are testing and amending the soil, buying tools and supplies, preparing the site,

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It’s no secret that eggs, full of protein, vitamins, and minerals are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Commercially they're used as fertilizer or as a source of calcium in animal feed, but generally we typically drop them into the kitchen waste bin or down the garbage disposal. To prepare eggshells for use in the garden you have to give your empty eggshell a good wash with cool water. to make sure it’s clean and free of any egg residue then, place in an open

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A Scoop on the Coop: Backyard Chickens 101 class will be offered on May 16th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Burlington County Agricultural Center in Moorestown, NJ. Learn whether keeping hens is the right move for you from local expert, Jaclyn Ricci. In this class we discuss the benefits of having backyard hens for composting, sustainability, and permaculture. Learn how hens help with insect control and provide wonderful fertilizer for the garden while significantly

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Merchantville's Backyard Chickens Facebook group was created for residents of Merchantville and dedicated to the discussion of raising backyard chickens in a suburban area along with care, feed, housing, fresh eggs, insect control and benefits they offer to your garden. They welcome discussions and constructive, relevant comments about all varieties of backyard fowl, including chickens, turkeys, ducks, guineas, peafowl, etc. A recent post they highlighted

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