Happy Boxing Day!

  I think we were so busy visiting with our families, we kind of forgot to say this. So…

Walt Whitman’s Birthday: Two videos and a special way to celebrate!

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBo6Z4nPIN0] About the video…

Earth Day NYC 2011! (via Ecobeth)

4/2//11 – Earth Day in NYC was fabulous this year, as always. There were celebrations in Times Square and at Grand Central Station. I’ll let the pictures tell the story!  For more info see EarthDayNY.org. There is also a “Re-green the World” campaign where by you text the word TREE to 85944 and you’ll be donating $5 […]

The Future of Food 4/22/11

Earth Day is Friday, April 22 and we are celebrating with the screening of the film… “The Future of Food” at 1:00p.m at the Deer Park Library – 586-3000 for more information and to find out how to register 44 Lake Avenue, Deer Park [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNezTsrCY0Q] THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the […]

GPSuffolk in Newsday for Earth Day 4/17/11

For Long Islanders such as Suffolk Green Party secretary Ian Wilder, Earth Day is a time to engage in serious conversations about issues such as climate change. “We use it to discuss going deeper than the swirly lightbulb,” said Wilder, referring to energy-efficient compact fluorescent lightbulbs. “We should have offshore wind, like they do in […]

UPDATE!! Earth Day: Do something! Help clean up Edgewood Preserve

IW:  LOOKS LIKE RAIN TOMORROW.  CHECK THE EDGEWOOD WEBSITE TO SEE IF HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE RAIN DATE. 6th Annual Earth Day at Edgewood! Saturday, April 23, 2011, 10a.m. to 2:00p.m (RAINDATE: Saturday, April 30th) Come help spruce up hiking trails, pick up litter from parking lot, pull mugwort in the field and fenced […]

Roses are Green Too: An Ethical Guide to Valentine’s Day (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

Valentine’s Day is the day we use to express our love and devotion to our special someone. Unfortunately, the celebration of love has been dubbed a “Hallmark” holiday, thus resulting in plenty of waste. There are, of course, numerous ways to show your sweetheart how much you care, while being easy on the Earth. We […]

Winter getting you down? Think Groundhogs, music, and gathering for fun

2012: For Groundhog Week activities for 2012 (including Malverne Mel, PeaceSmiths Coffeehouse, and more) see our new onthewilderside post: here. 2011: Phil says “Early Spring!” The answer from other ground hogs, is at onthewilderside: here. A Long Island, post-ground hog event: The dreariness of winter and all this snow is making me feel kinda low. […]

Nonviolence, Peace, and War- In the Words and Voices of Martin Luther King, Dave Dellinger, Dorothy Day, and Others (via Peace and Justice Online)

Eighty-two years old.  That is how old Martin Luther King, Jr. would be, if he were still here with us today.  I’m sure that his words and deeds would still be inspiring us, today.  Dr. King understood the power of words.  He employed his wonderful eloquence to teach the importance of peace and nonviolence.  He […]

3 Fun Ways to Reuse Your Christmas Tree (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

The most anticipated holiday has come and gone, and now you are left with a dried out tree in your living room. It always seems a bit gloomy to throw out your dried up tree, that was once so decorated and brought holiday cheer!  Luckily, you don’t have to throw it out, like discarded wrapping […]

A Very Green Hanukkah (via Autonomie Project’s Blog)

At the blog Autonomie Project, there is a great article about green ways to celebrate Hanukkah. The article includes information and links related to: sustainable decorations, recycled menorahs, organic candles, organic and vegan foods, and responsible gifts… Starting tomorrow at Sunset, the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah begins. Holidays are a time to spend with family, […]

They call it “Black Friday”, we call it “Buy Nothing Day”

KW: Sorry that we did not post more about this sooner. There is usually a lot of buzz about these events, and we didn’t catch the buzz early enough this year. But, well, we hope you will not go line up today and try to buy a big screen tv. Buy it tomorrow. Or don’t […]

It’s snowing in NY (And, on our blog)

This morning Ian and I were deciding if we should take advantage of the “snowing” feature provided here in the WordPress community.

Green Party Holiday Party 12/3/08

On Wednesday, December 3, 2008 at 7pm, the Babylon Green Party Gathering will will be our annual Green Party Holiday Party with an acoustic performance by Acoustic Easy Anthems.  www.BabylonGreens.org The event will be held at Pisces Café, 14A Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY (631-321-1231) www.piscescafe.net (map) Come hungry! For directions to the Babylon Green Gathering, […]