Dodge Blog: What the Arts Can Learn from the Jersey Tomato
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Cultural organizations and their supporters throughout New Jersey work hard to show that art is more than decoration or entertainment for elites – it makes important contributions to the health and wealth of all communities. Environmental advocates have also worked hard to make their pitch for a greener planet – and have had the kind of success most politicians could only dream about. Over the past 15 years, the vast majority of efforts to support open space got passed by voters.In at least 218 of New Jersey’s 566 municipalities, residents passed bond or spending measures to preserve open space and farmland.