Long Island Community Foundation Grants Sustainable Long Island $20,000

♦ Sustainable Long Island has been awarded $20,000 from the Long Island Community Foundation in support of the development of an Environmental Justice Campaign. Sustainable Long Island will establish an Environmental Justice Advisory Council comprised of Long Island leaders with the goal of increasing awareness of environmental justice throughout Long Island.

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Newsday Letter to the Editor: Historic Jericho house gets 2nd rain garden

♦ Sustainable Long Island was excited to read about the rain garden coming to the Malcolm House in Jericho (Historic Jericho house gets 2nd rain garden – 8/20/12) as it is not only an inexpensive way to filter runoff pollution and recharge local groundwater, but represents a broader strategy in how we are rethinking ways […]

Grown on Long Island Day

The second annual countywide farmers market, Grown on Long Island Day, will be held at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center at 350 Yaphank Avenue in Yaphank from 11am to 4pm.

Admission to the event is free. Fresh local produce, including seafood, vegetables & fruits, wine, local artisan cheeses and jams, and Long […]

Celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week

♦ From August 5th through the 11th, residents and farmers’ markets across Long Island, and the nation, will be celebrating the 13th Annual National Farmers Market Week. Since the USDA began declaring National Farmers Market Week in 2000, the number of farmers’ markets has grown 150%, from 2,863 markets to 7,175 in 2011. These […]

Free Fundraising Workshop

Individual giving is not just for large nonprofits. It can work for all of us! Do you want greater returns in your fundraising efforts? This workshop will take you through key self-assessment tools you can use in a tight economy to sustain and build your base of individual donors throughout the year.

Maximizing Individual […]