Daily Archives: February 20, 2015

Reminder – Rainforest Lecture This Sunday

amazon-horned-frog-jDAngeli-lrSunday, February 22, 2 to 3 p.m.
Exploring Rainforests with Joe D’Angeli – All ages
Meadowlands Environment Center
Designed to delight as well as to educate! Learn about the critical importance of protecting the world’s dwindling rainforests. Audiences will get to “explore” tropical rainforests of the world by getting up close and personal with live exotic rainforest animals from around the globe. Discover the importance of the tropical rainforest, its creatures, and why we must save the last rainforests and their inhabitants. $8/person; $6 MEC members. Register here.

FoodCorps: Healthy Food, Farms and Kids

In partnership with AmeriCorps, FoodCorps recruits, trains, and places emerging leaders into limited-resource schools for one year of paid public service, building healthy school food environments.

TEACH children about what healthy food is and where it comes from.

BUILD and tend school gardens.

BRING quality local food into public school cafeterias.

Applications are open through the end of March  for 2015-16 – click here. You can even serve in New Jersey – click here.