Eat Local in Winter – GreenStreet LI

♦ Originally published in Newsday on February 8, 2011 – GreenStreet LI: Eating locally is all the rage, and for good reason. Food grown on Long Island not only supports our economy, it also preserves open space and lessens the pollution created by trucking food long distances. But with temperatures barely hitting the freezing mark, […]

Access to fresh produce isn’t easy

♦ Clara Gillens-Eromosele, a community partner of Sustainable Long Island and acting director of the Roosevelt Community Revitalization Group, recently responded to an oped in Newsday that focused on Americans making the choice to eat fresh, healthy produce. Below is Clara’s letter to the editor, followed by the original article:


Anton Community Newspaper Column: “We are the Voice of Long Island!”

♦ It’s 2011 – by now you have had to figure out that when living on Long Island you have to be loud. Sometimes the loudness will come from yelling over the honking horns and traffic on the Long Island Expressway. Sometimes the loudness will come from singing along with the national anthem at a […]