03/24/17 10:00am

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO  |  Christine Tylee from the Group for the East End working with students in the Shelter Island School garden in June, 2016.

In November 2010, Joshua Levine, a young farmer working at the Peconic Land Trust’s Quail Hill Farm CSA in Amagansett, was killed in a tractor accident at the age of 35.

In 2011, Slow Food East End hosted “A Moveable Feast” in his memory, The dinner featured dishes prepared by local chefs that went to support local farmers. (more…)

10/20/16 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Filmmaker Kamala Lopez on location during filming of "Equal Means Equal."

COURTESY PHOTO | Filmmaker Kamala Lopez on location during filming of “Equal Means Equal,” which will be screened at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues series on October 21.

ON WOMEN’S RIGHTS

“Equal Means Equal” is a new film about how women are discriminated against in the United States today. Exploring how discriminatory attitudes affect women, director Kamala Lopez uses real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases to uncover how outdated attitudes inform and influence issues such as workplace harassment, domestic violence, rape, and the foster care system.  (more…)