Homecoming Farm Annual Garden Party 6/19/15

Homecoming Farm Annual Garden Party on June 19, 2015 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm in Amityville with Music by Sun and Moon.

Brush fire at Edgewood Preserve in Dix Hills, Long Island, NY

Just heard the news that there was a brush fire at Edgewood Oak Brush Plains Preserve today, Saturday, April 25th. I am not sure if the fire was related to the way the Edge Wood Preserve is managed. Though, the crisis of a fire might be a good time to reflect on the value of […]

Thomas Berry & Earth Community of Life 4/18/15

A Celebration of the vision and legacy of Thomas Berry that lives in our hearts and our work and The Earth Community as One Community of Life

Eleven Reasons To Love Antique and Vintage Jewelry

Vintage jewelry is a great holiday gift, helps the environment, adds sparkle to your life, and helps to save the world.

Vintage Jewelry = Eco-Friendly + Fashion-Forward

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 […]

A Harvest Homecoming Fundraiser 10/6/13

Homecoming Farm will hold its annual fundraiser, A Harvest Homecoming, on October 6, 2013 in the Helen Butler Hall from 1:30 PM – 6:00 PM.

Fracking linked to earthquakes

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 […]

Sat June 29: Celebrate Riverhead, Local Business, and Good Health!

The Wilders recently moved to Riverhead. One of the draws for us has been “The Green Earth Natural Foods Market” on Main Street. We are so excited that this healthy, alternative, authentic, local business is having a special event to celebrate renewal and to gather community support. Music by six local acts – some bands […]

Review: “Share or Die!”, Millennials’ Response to Scarcity

In “Share or Die: Voices of the Get Lost Generation in the Age of Crisis” the Millennials’ respond to scarcity by sharing using a mixture of high-tech and high-touch

Wed 4/24 event…You can still celebrate Earth Day on Long Island

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 […]

CSA’s on Long Island: Photos from a NOFA event

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 […]

Wed 1/30/2013: Illinois Green Party suit in federal court

Green Party Federal Suit against State of Illinois Case: Jones v. McGuffage Location: Everett Dirksen Federal Building, Chicago Time: 1:30pm, Wednesday, January 30 Jones v. McGuffage is the suit filed by the Illinois Green Party and its candidate for 2nd Congress, LeAlan Jones, charging that Illinois statutes governing ballot access for the April 9th Special […]

Video of Long Island Noreaster: November 7, 2012

Long Island is still recuperating from the Frankenstorm, Hurricane Sandy. Today and tonight we are experiencing a nor’easter snowstorm — this early in November, and the day after election day! This is a little surreal. And Climate Change is a little too real. Archival Video: Crazy weather-extremes stories from days gone by are included in […]

Jill Stein: You are powerful! Don’t waste your vote!

Jill Stein, Green Party candidate for President, gives a pre-election, voter pep talk. There are great quotes in here for people who want to get out the vote, and convince their friends to think out-of-the-box and vote third party or independent! See pull quotes under the video. Dr. Jill Stein says:

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