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Nature & Environmentally Friendly on Long Island


Long Island is a nature-lover’s paradise and a great place to be if you’re into green living. From wide-open spaces and miles of sugar-fine sandy beaches to environmentally-friendly stores and restaurants, Long Island has it all. Read these articles to find out more.
  1. Beaches of Long Island
  2. The Great Outdoors
  3. Nature Cruises on Long Island
  1. Shopping for Sustainable Products
  2. Organic & Vegetarian Dining
  3. Farmers Markets,Farm Stands & Pick-Your-Own

Beaches of Long Island

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

From the sprawling sands of the Atlantic Shore to the many North Shore beaches, Long Island, NY is a veritable beachgoer's paradise.

The Great Outdoors

The beach at Garvies Point Preserve

Long Island has wide expanses of natural landscapes. From its stunning beaches to its enclosed gardens, there’s much to see and do in the great outdoors throughout the island.

Nature Cruises on Long Island

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

With beautiful waterways and beaches, Long Island also offers some cruises to show you the natural wonders of a number of areas.

Shopping for Sustainable Products

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

Long Island offers a variety of stores where you can purchase natural, green products. From organic produce and fair trade teas to greener cleaners and stylish clothing, Long Island’s green stores feature a wide variety of environmentally friendly products.

Organic & Vegetarian Dining

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

There are plenty of places on Long Island where you can enjoy delicious organic and/or vegetarian meals. Not only are these foods healthy, but they're also pleasing to the palate.

Farmers Markets,Farm Stands & Pick-Your-Own

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

From the many farms on Long Island's East End to the lesser-known fruits and vegetables raised in Nassau County, there's plenty of farm-fresh produce for sale or ripe for the picking on Long Island.

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