Guest blog by writer and environmentalist Tom Andersen. “More locally, reduced levels of pathogens enabled Nassau County to reopen 2,500 acres of shellfish beds in Hempstead Harbor in 2011, for the first time in 40 years. Shellfishing is part of the Sound’s legacy, and safe, sustainable shellfishing should be part of its future.
Improvements like these and others are the work of dozens, if not scores, of committed people and institutions. Four of them were honored this month by the Clean Water/Jobs Coalition, which presented them with its annual Sound Guardian award.” Continue reading
Memorial day: to remember those who’ve sacrificed themselves to better the future—our future—that we are destroying. Anna Jade Flournoy Latimer At 3pm on Monday, May 31st, I will honor the dead in my lineage and in your lineage who have died in military service. I will spend some time in quiet contemplation upon their sacrifice … Continue reading
by Heather Flournoy Organic Connection Fresh Food Market, which has now closed it’s doors, was an experiment by Ian Diamond and David Richard to create a store that met Ian and David’s exacting personal standards for food — 98% organic, and a whole lot more. What was the more? Now that Organic Connection closed it’s … Continue reading