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Canadian Tar Sands + Peace Poets Make for an Interesting Day

This weekend’s event for Homecoming Farm in Amityville, NY (http://homecomingearth.org/), a CSA on the land of the Dominican sisters, focused on our inter-connectivity with nature and the debate of oil mining for our immediate needs versus awareness of its broader impacts. Speaker Margaret Swedish, author of “Living Beyond the End of the World: A Spirituality …

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Ground for Hope: GreenFaith Inspires Environmental Stewardship in Long Island

GreenFaith, a NJ based nonprofit, came to Temple Beth David in Commack, Long Island on 3/10/13 to enliven the community of faith’s efforts on stewardship of the earth. Through their Ground for Hope event, over 100 people from different religious backgrounds came together to learn: How their institution can grow gardens that provide food for …

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Greenfaith Hosts “Ground for Hope” in Westchester

One of the main inspirations for the formation of the LI Interfaith Environment Network (LIIEN.org) was Greenfaith, a NJ-based nonprofit that helps faith institutions to embrace sustainability values and to take action as role models in their communities. Run by the charismatic Reverend Fletcher Harper, Greenfaith provides numerous programs to engage the faith community in …

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