Tag Archives: food justice

People Marching (and Standing) for Something

Well, at least you can call it a victory in this sense–410,000 people in New York City were NOT watching football on Sunday afternoon.  With apologies to my family and friends in Pittsburgh and Indianapolis–I must say, that’s something I would celebrate! … Continue reading

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The Greening of Rockaway Beach

The first really warm and sunny weekend of the year brought folks of all ages out for some great activities in Rockaway Beach on Saturday, May 7. It started at 8 a.m., with a “topsoil fest” at the Beach 91 … Continue reading

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Rockaway’s a Food Desert, Reclaiming the Waterfront and Other Misleading Notions

“Please look closely at real cities.  While you are looking, you might as well also listen, linger and think about what you see.”  Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities.  I was idling at the traffic light … Continue reading

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