Urban Agriculture Conservation Initiative

Ocean County Soil Conservation District, through generous funding provided by the National Association of Conservation Districts through a cooperative agreement with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, has begun implementation of our “Urban Agriculture Conservation Initiative” to provide strategic advice and planning towards sustainable community agricultural efforts in Lakewood Township – a designated food desert in Ocean County.

OCSCD has several partnering organizations supporting this project, including, Georgian Court University, Barnegat Bay Partnership, Brick Township Municipal Utilities Authority, Township of Lakewood, New Jersey Agricultural Society – Farmers Against Hunger, Lakewood High School, Fulfill, and Healthy Landscapes NJ.

Ocean County Soil Conservation District
714 Lacey Road
Forked River, NJ 08731
(609) 971-7002