Sustainable Long Island to Build Community Garden and Rain Garden in Central Islip

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Sustainable Long Island has been awarded an $8,500 grant from the ERM Group Foundation in support of an environmental education project that will teach underprivileged youth from Central Islip about sustainability issues facing Long Island.

Working with the community organization Teatro Experimental Yerbabruja, Sustainable Long Island will build a community garden, as well as utilize […]

May 4-8: National Small Business Week

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Blog post by SBA Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet

With apologies to baseball and your mother’s apple pie, nothing is more American than National Small Business Week.

Our country was founded by risk-taking pioneers in search of new horizons. More than two centuries later, what sets America apart in the world is the willingness of our entrepreneurs […]

Happy Earth Day!

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Earth Day is an annual event created to celebrate the planet’s environment and raise public awareness about pollution. The day, marked on April 22, is observed worldwide with rallies, conferences, outdoor activities and service projects.

Started as a grassroots movement, Earth Day created public support for the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency and contributed […]