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 January 9, 2013 by wilderside
Newsday’s Joye Brown rightfully argues against the re-privatization of LIPA.
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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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Posted on November 7, 2012 by kwilder
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 [...]
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Posted on April 8, 2012 by wilderside
Attempts to spin the economic news to favor the Obama administration should not be allowed to mask the reality of the ongoing economic crisis experienced by working people.
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Posted on April 1, 2012 by wilderside
And set in motion a discussion between a physicist (Liv Ullmann) and poet (John Heard), and a former presidential candidate (Sam Waterston) as they walk through Mont. St. Michael.
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Posted on October 24, 2011 by kwilder
“We are on the threshold of establishing new paradigms for public health protection that will bring an end to careless chemical use by corporations.”-Donald L. Hassig How can you help address these issues with your family? In your community? By lobbying politicians? There are harmful and cancer-causing chemicals which travel through the air and through [...]
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Posted on October 20, 2011 by kwilder
Persistent Organic Pollutants are chemical substances that appear in the air, and in animal fat. POPs is a nickname for these harmful pollutants. Cancer Action New York studies the problem of POPs. The organization attempts to get various layers of government to acknowledge the reality of POPs, to take logical steps to reduce POPs, and [...]
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