garden http://publicradioeast.org en The Down East Journal (02/14/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-021414 <p>It's been an unusually active winter season with four snow storms so far.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we speak with local meteorologists about the reason why we're experiencing an increase in winter weather and find out what impacts the snow could have on our homes and vehicles.&nbsp; And, the doldrums of winter are a great time to start planning for your spring vegetable garden.&nbsp; Anne Edwards has tips during the Garden Journal.&nbsp; Hear the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations and Saturday and noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 15:14:18 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 34242 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (02/14/14) New Bern Non-Profit Looks to Hire Military Veterans for Organic Garden http://publicradioeast.org/post/new-bern-non-profit-looks-hire-military-veterans-organic-garden <p>A nonprofit in New Bern breaks ground soon on an organic garden maintained by disabled and homeless veterans. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The mission of the Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden is to reduce the unemployed and<strong> </strong>disadvantage veteran population and provide a pathway to work. Executive Director of non-profit group Lovay Wallace Singleton says the effort has multiple benefits.</p><p><em>"We are trying to increase the quality of life for disabled veterans by providing them exercise, rehabilitation and horticultural therapy</em>." &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:18:24 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 30313 at http://publicradioeast.org New Bern Non-Profit Looks to Hire Military Veterans for Organic Garden The Down East Journal (12/20/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-122013 <p>Onslow County will soon be home to a solar farm that will power more than 2,400 homes.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we talk about the scope of the project and tour the facility that is currently using landfill gas to create electricity. And, a nonprofit in New Bern breaks ground soon on an organic garden maintained by disabled and homeless veterans. Listen for the Down East Journal airs Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:34:19 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 29955 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (12/20/13) The Down East Journal (03/29/13) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-032913 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, we’ll talk about the latest advancements in the treatment of strokes.&nbsp; And, how to grow your spring vegetable garden on a budget.&nbsp; Those stories and more, this week on the <strong>Down East Journal</strong>, Friday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East. &nbsp;Catch the rebroadcast Saturday at noon on PRE, Public Radio East, News and Ideas at 88.5 WZNB New Bern, 91.5 WBJD Atlantic Beach-Beaufort, 90.3 WKNS Kinston- Goldsboro, and 88.1 in Greenville.</p><p></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 12:09:29 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 10425 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (03/29/13)