Cities That Used Natural Disasters to Revitalize Their Futures (Governing Magazine)

♦ Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and snowstorms can land with a harsh and terrible swiftness. Scientists who study meteorology warn that climate change will only increase the severity of some extreme weather events in the future, namely flooding, snowstorms and hurricanes.

While cities deal with the losses associated with these natural disasters, they face the […]

Help Long Island Feed Itself Better (Newsday Opinion)

♦ Make sure LI can remain a food producer: Long Island mustn’t forget farms and food sources that nourish people and the economy.

Food on Long Island is at a crossroads. We have a diverse population offering an array of international cuisines, a history rich in farming and fishing, and a burgeoning movement to promote […]

Grown on Long Island Day

Grown on Long Island Day, a countywide farmers market, will be held at the Suffolk County Farm and Education Center on Friday, August 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes fresh produce, flowers, wine and products from right here on Long Island. Vendors, tastings, roasted corn, music, wagon rides, visit the […]