Carmans River Public Hearing Testimony (3/29/11)

♦ The Carmans River plan was the subject of public hearing last night (3/29) where community members came out to comment on the proposal for the first time. Supervisor Mark Lesko called it “a revolutionary way of looking at land use.” Sustainable Long Island was in attendance and provided our support – highlighted below:

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Response to NY Times Article: “Where the Young Singles Live” by Aileen Jacobson

♦ For the original article click here.

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Sustainable Long Island Press Statement – 3/9/2011

In response to news inquiries, Sustainable Long Island has released the following statement:

Through the course of Sustainable Long Island’s regular audit preparations, the organization came across unauthorized expenditures by a staff member. Upon discovering these expenses, Sustainable Long Island immediately informed local authorities and terminated the employee. We are working cooperatively with the authorities […]

Long Island Index and Sustainable Long Island Launch Interactive Food Access Map

♦ (Via LIBN) Looking for a local supermarket somewhere on Long Island? There’s a map for that.

The Long Island Index has partnered with Sustainable Long Island to include supermarkets on its interactive map which details demographics, land use and several other facets of life on Long Island.

Representatives from both the Long […]

LI’s former Peace Corps workers look back (Newsday Article)

♦ This past Sunday, Newsday published an article on the 50 year anniversary of the Peace Corps. Sarah Lansdale was highlighted in the piece and discussed parallels with her work today as Executive Director of Sustainable Long Island and previously as a volunteer in the Peace Corps.

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Expand access to LI’s local produce (Newsday Oped)

♦ By Sarah Lansdale – Executive Director – Sustainable Long Island

♦ Food is one of the most basic needs known to mankind. And when it comes to choosing what we eat, more people are thinking about being socially, economically and environmentally responsible.

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Fifth Annual Sustainability Conference: The Rally for Resources

Click here for our Fifth Annual Sustainability Conference Homepage!

Discover where your community can find funding opportunities for local projects and plans. Find out who’s moving beyond the talk towards implementation and finally “getting it done.”

Invitation