World Wide Organization of Organic Farmers (WWOOF) Volunteers On Campus

World Wide Organization of Organic Farmers (WWOOF) Volunteers We currently have six WHOOF volunteers on campus. WWOOF is worldwide effort to link volunteers with organic farmers, promote an educational exchange, and build a global community conscious of ecological farming practices.The“WWOOFers” spend about half of each day helping out on a farm, learn about organic farming and sustainable agriculture, and receive…

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Spirits On Fire Program

From July 22-25,  Gina Christel, Assistant Principal of Sacred Heart Academy, participated in the Spirits on Fire Program in Chicago.  This year long formation program is designed for lay leaders in the sponsored ministries of the Sisters of St. Joseph.  Thirty-one persons from across the United States traveled to the Carmelite Spiritual Center for Cohort 4’s immersion experience in the…

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Summer Of Service

Many students from our sponsored high schools have been spending parts of their summers in service throughout our various ministries. What a great week with awesome Sacred Heart Academy students on our Garden Service Retreat! Posted by The Garden Ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood on Friday, July 26, 2019 Click here to view full post on Facebook. Last…

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Welcoming The Dear Neighbor

St. Joseph College Long Island and the Sisters of St. Joseph Welcome Service Volunteers from Tzu Chi University   As part of their visit to SJCNY, visiting service volunteers from Tzu Chi University made a special trip to SJC Long Island to meet some of the members of the College’s founding order, the Sisters of St. Joseph at their motherhouse…

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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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