Posted on March 6, 2014 by Ian Wilder
“Petroleum, Poetry and Peace: The Exploration for Ecological Hope, Economic Justice and A Sense of Place” with Margie Swedish and The Peace Poets.
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Posted on February 4, 2014 by kwilder
Are you thinking about Valentine’s Day gifts? Or, about sparkling up your own winter wardrobe? If so, please stop by our shop, Wilderside Jewelry, on Etsy. Why did The Wilders open a vintage jewelry shop? We love the environment. And, choosing vintage or antique jewelry to wear and/or gift, is a way to be gentle […]
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Posted on September 29, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Attend the upcoming Global Frackdown in Long Beach! Global Frackdown 2–There is an important rally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM on the Long Beach boardwalk. Many groups and individuals concerned about our threatened environment are coming together to urge a ban on fracking and a halt to the misguided plan to build a LNG facility […]
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Posted on July 29, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Jen Chapin will perform songs from her new album Reckoning on August 9, 2013 at Grounds and Sounds Café, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook.
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Posted on July 12, 2013 by kwilder
Earthquakes are evidently enough to shake people up. “Fracking” is trending on Yahoo. Below is the current news, and some previous onthewilderside warnings that hydraulic fracturing to find natural gas causes earthquakes. (Also, a video to remind Long Islanders that we can get earthquakes, too.) (excerpt from) Reuters Study raises new concern about earthquakes and […]
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Posted on July 7, 2013 by Ian Wilder
The art exhibit and installation we experienced is called “summer of love: found & lost, a project – indoors and out.
Filed under: Art, Ecology, local, long island, Long Island news, new york, News, Nonprofit Orgs, Photos | Tagged: art +architecture, Art exhibition, Art Sites Gallery, East End art, long island, Long Island art, Long Island art scene, peconic, Riverhead (town) New York, Riverhead art | Leave a Comment »
Posted on June 1, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Fracking Call/Empire Energy update: Today, 6/13/2013, received another robocall from this group. The speaker claimed to be an environmental advocate and mother who wants fracking. Egads! We received the above robocall voicemail from the Empire Energy Forum which makes the false claim that fracking has caused “no instance of ground water contamination”. Then, we received […]
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Posted on April 23, 2013 by Ian Wilder
A Dialogue Between the Two Thomases On Sunday, May 5, 2013, Homecoming/Sophia Garden will present a day-long immersion into the thoughts of two great spiritual teachers: Thomas Merton OCSO and Thomas Berry, CP. For more information please contact Sr. Jeanne Clark, OP at 631-842-6000, Ext. 338 or [email protected] The dialogue will take place at the […]
Filed under: Anti-War, Ecology, Environment, News, nonviolence, Peace, Spiritual Study, sustainability | Tagged: Amityville New York, Christianity, community supported agriculture, Contemplation, Daniel Berrigan, Kathleen Deignan, Thomas Berry, Thomas Merton, Trappist | 1 Comment »
Posted on April 22, 2013 by Ian Wilder
Richie Havens radiated love, and peace, and joy.
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Posted on April 22, 2013 by kwilder
Celebrate Earth Day this week by watching “The Island President” and support a great cause too! Thanks to the generosity of the Plaza MAC in Patchogue, 75% of ticket sales for the movie showings of “The Island President” on Monday 4/22 and Wednesday 4/24 go towards the non-profit Climate Ride, which gives grants to Renewable Energy […]
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Posted on April 2, 2013 by Ian Wilder
The Keystone XL draft environmental impact statement , prepared by fossil fuel consultant Environmental Resources Management, was paid for by TransCanada.
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Posted on March 12, 2013 by kwilder
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a way to belong to a farm or garden, while supporting the farmer, and celebrating the act of “eating local”. Many CSA’s are organic. Ian and I visited the NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) fair on March 2nd. It was a chance for people to learn about CSA’s, and possibly […]
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Posted on November 22, 2012 by kwilder
Happy Thanksgiving! Over at our Peace Couple website, we focus on kind shopping and sustainability, so we have some vegetarian posts and links there. For Thanksgiving, we wanted to share a few turkey alternatives here, too. Just stumbled upon this interesting site from England with a lot of vegetarian recipes. Thought I would share it […]
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