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Neighborhood Projects

The VETS program has been very active in a number of Essex County municipalities, including the development of a new community garden in Newark and landscaping maintenance and construction services at various County parks. The new VETS Community Garden on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Newark was designed, installed and maintained by the …

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  Rutgers VETS is an intensive certification program, which trains participants in sustainable landscaping, horticulture and entrepreneurship. Participants receive an educational stipend along with training from Rutgers faculty and staff, supplemental hands-on experience, field trips and networking with local industry leaders. In its first two years, the Rutgers VETS program has provided 27 Newark and …

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