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Down to Earth with the Synchronicity Network – Thanks for Great Resources!

Photo of Bee on Aster by Katheryn Laible Here at home, one way Katie’s been overcoming pandemic poos is through her
Holly by Katheryn Laible

Yuletide Musing: The Lore of the Holly

Known now as a symbol of Christmas, the Druids regarded holly as a symbol of fertility and eternal life, and thought it to have magical powers. The Romans associated it with Saturn...agriculture, fertility and the harvest. Although the berries are poisonous, it's been used as a healing plant by Indigenous Americans, who made a tea of it as a heart stimulant.

A Few Good Places to Give

Long Island needs more people to give to local organizations addressing our local challenges. Here are just a few to consider:

Support Your Local Ecology!

-Photo of bees on asters by Katheryn Laible. Photo of Beth Fiteni provided

The Kids are Home — Now What???

The Kids are Here! by Katheryn Laible We are grateful schools are working

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The Kids are Home — Now What???

The Kids are Here! by Katheryn Laible We are grateful schools are working to provide digital education on the fly, and wish everyone the best in figuring that out. We
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Support Local Business & Community Groups

Photo of Northport Village by Katheryn Laible This is a really tough time to be a small business or a not-for-profit organization. While everyone is rightly encouraged to stay home
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Plant Seeds

Photo by Katheryn Laible Now is an excellent time to start a garden. Dark green leafies and other cold-weather crops can be sown outside now, and many dreams of early
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A Marriage of Art and Science to Address Global Food Insecurity: PlantingSeed Jewelry

Dr. Kate Creasey-Krainer seems as much an elegant permaculturalist, dedicated to environmental health and sustainability, as she is a highly trained and published plant geneticist. She believes that science is only as good as the integrity of the science communication with those of us who aren’t experts.
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