Organizations

Brooklyn Grange

Bushwick Food Coop

Butter Beans

Eagle Street Farm

East New York Farms!

Food & Water Watch

Gotham Greens

GrowNYC

North Brooklyn Farm

The Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund

Events

Stories

So You Wanna Join A Garden…

So You Wanna Join A Garden…

A Primer on Community Gardens for Spring I will tell you the first time I felt rich in New York City: it was the summer of 2017, and I was unemployed, on SNAP benefits, and facing financial desolation. But (you know, I’m all about that but), I had the keys to a community garden, and…

World Water Day and You

World Water Day and You

Water, water, every where, Nor any drop to drink. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Rime of the Ancient Mariner   The provenance of life on earth is water. This is a fact.   It is also a fact that – as populations explode, the planet warms, pollution compounds, and inequality accelerates – water is increasingly the focus… Read More

Eco-Hero Jennie Romer

Eco-Hero Jennie Romer

The Pied Piper of Plastic Bags hosts NAG’s Happy Hour.   Jennie Romer, the past Community Outreach Coordinator of Greenpoint/Williamsburg’s NAG, is a lawyer by trade, a connector by practice, and a fighter by nature. She is best known in this community as the host of NAG’s Environmental Happy Hours, convening local activists and enthusiasts from… Read More

Fresh from Indonesia

Fresh from Indonesia

MOFAD Explores an Overlooked Cuisine that Feeds the Multitudes Indonesia, and its central island of Java, is the answer to many a great trivia question. What is the world’s fourth largest nation? Which nation on our planet speaks the most languages?  What country is home to the world’s largest Buddhist temple? Which country has the… Read More

Drops in the Bucket

Drops in the Bucket

Cuomo’s Budget and Trump’s Tax Plan both Shortchange New York’s Water Infrastructure A few weeks ago, Governor Cuomo’s State of the State speech touched on the need to improve New York’s water infrastructure. There’s no doubt that the needs are urgent, from replacing dangerous lead lines to finding safe sources of clean drinking water for… Read More

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