LINLA Tours Our Campus

Long Island Nursery and Landscape Association held its Summer Twilight Tour on our Brentwood campus. Forty attendees came to see our sustainable projects and to hear about our Land Ethic.  They were interested and enthusiastic about our efforts to reduce our carbon footprint and to protect. preserve and restore the land at Brentwood.  Luke J. Gervase and Caroline Schnabl from…

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Community Gardens Grant

The Sisters of St. Joseph are the grateful recipients of a grant from the New York State Department of Agriculture and Market’s Community Gardens Grant Program. With the $5,721 dollars received, our Garden Ministry is making nice progress on the community garden beds on our Brentwood campus. Currently six out of the 21 planned beds are built. As our community…

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WWOOF Volunteers

WWOOF Volunteers

We are fortunate to have volunteers to help with our garden and farm ministries in this busy growing season. Our farm volunteers are registered with the World Wide Organization of Organic Farmers (WWOOF). WWOOF is a worldwide effort to link volunteers with organic farmers, promote an educational exchange, and build a global community conscious of ecological farming practices.   Volunteers, or ‘WWOOFers’, spend…

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RMM Honors Sister Rosalie Carven

On Thursday, May 23, 2019, Rural & Migrant Ministry honored Sister Rosalie at their Cultivating Justice Dinner. RMM first got to know S. Roslaie through the Justice for Farmworkers Campaign. Sister was relentless in her efforts to demand that Long Island State Senators change the unjust labor laws impacting farmworkers. Her presence and determination was an inspiration and gave  hope.…

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