Sustainable Long Island holds premiere screening of documentary “Suburban America: Problems & Promise”

♦ (via Newsday) Sustainable Long Island held a premiere screening of a local filmmaker’s documentary, “Suburban America: Problems & Promise,” which traces the roots of suburbia.

The film starts with suburbia’s early days offering a respite for returning veterans seeking affordable homes to its current status now as a politically-strong, though hard to define home […]

Town of Southampton Launches Flanders Farm Fresh Food Project

♦ The Town of Southampton kicked off its Flanders Farm Fresh Food Project Saturday (7/16/11) with a press conference announcing the opening of a youth-staffed community farmer’s’ market at the Flanders Crohan Community Center. Organized by Town of Southampton Councilwoman Bridget Fleming and the Southampton Town Housing Authority – with technical assistance provided by Sustainable […]

Village Holds Public Hearing For Downtown Revitalization (Anton Community Newspapers)

♦ Village officials held a public hearing on Monday, July 11 at the Farmingdale Public Library to field questions and concerns from residents regarding the Village of Farmingdale’s proposed downtown revitalization efforts that would affect 60 acres of land. The hearing included an environmental analysis of their downtown revitalization efforts.

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Village of Farmingdale Downtown Master Plan and DGEIS Public Hearing

♦ The Village of Farmingdale will be holding a public hearing on the environmental analysis of the Village’s downtown revitalization efforts on Monday, July 11, 2011 at 7 pm at the Farmingdale Public Library.

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Farmingdale High School Youth-visioning Exercise

♦ Sustainable Long Island’s High School Fellows held a youth-visioning exercise at Farmingdale High School yesterday to nearly 50 Farmingdale students. The students had the opportunity to see what it’s like to plan for the future of downtown Farmingdale.

The fellows focused on the Village of Farmingdale’s assets and opportunities – gathering input and opinions […]

Long Island Index Launch – The Clock is STILL Ticking Long Island

♦ This morning we attended the informative Long I sland Index Launch – with the message being that the clock is STILL ticking on Long Island. 8300 acres of land sit idle in our downtowns, ready for revitalization and now is the time we need to realize this potential. A great emphasis was put on […]

Sustainable Long Island Celebrates Local Food Efforts at Year-end Event

Sustainable Long Island held a food-equity fundraiser on Monday, December 20, at Oheka Castle in celebration of efforts to increase access to fresh, local, affordable food in low-income communities. Known for its food equity work, Sustainable Long Island paid tribute to food-related organizations, including Slow Food Huntington and the Long Island Farm Bureau.

“What many […]

Evolution of Brownfields: From Policies to Partnerships

New Partners for Community Revitalization’s 3rd Annual Brownfields Forum hosted by National Grid at the Metro Tech Center in Brooklyn, NY. […]