• Kicking Off The Community Garden

    April showers bring May flowers but there were a lot of people on Friday who hoped that they will also bring vegetables and fruits. On Friday, April 9, Verona cut the ribbon on its first community garden....

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • HBW Gets Sustainability Grant For Community Garden

      Sustainable Jersey for Schools and the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) announced that H.B. Whitehorne Middle School has been awarded a $2,000 Sustainable Jersey for Schools grant. Fourteen $10,000 grants and twenty $2,000 grants were distributed...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Lease A Spot In The Community Garden

    Verona is getting ready to open its new Community Garden and it is accepting applications to lease one of the raised beds. The Community Garden will be located next to H.B. Whitehorne Middle School behind Municipal Parking...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Town Wins $10K Grant To Start Community Garden

    Back in early March, spring’s presence began to grace Verona’s grounds with the idea of a community garden located near H.B. Whitehorne Middle School. While the idea had been in the works for a few years, Steve...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Verona Gets Ready For A Community Garden

    Spring is in the air, and there may be no better way to celebrate the new season intertwined with the theme of community than through a town garden. Over recent years, the idea of a community garden...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Learn Sustainable Gardening

    Verona is working to get a community garden in the ground next year, but you can get your gardening skills in order now by taking  the six-week Community Garden Workshop Series with Rutgers NJ Agricultural Experiment Station...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Should Verona Have A Community Garden?

    There are 600 community gardens in New York City, and community gardens in several towns in New Jersey. Their produce is consumed by the individuals who grow it, or used in the community, often in food banks...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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