Mary Foster Blogs


Mary Foster Morgan spent many summers in East Hampton, visiting her grandparents on their farm on Springs-Fireplace Road. Currently she is co-founder of Drawdown East End, a grass-roots, non-partisan effort focused on local solutions to reverse global warming. Inspired by the science of Project Drawdown, the group is developing replicable pilot projects and, in partnership with the community, bringing them to scale to achieve drawdown with all its many economic, health and security benefits.  A former co-leader of the East End Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby, Mary and her husband Tom helped launch the East End Chapter of Slow Food in 2004. They live in Orient.


Farm Stands Open! Don’t Look Up, Kiss the Ground

By Mary Foster Morgan and   04/25/22
Here on the east end of Long Island, NY, we are entering my favorite season of the year, which starts with asparagus, goes through vine-ripe tomatoes and on to pumpkins and apples  – farm stand season. In other words, deliciously-ripe, packed with flavor and gloriously healthy local food. Our oyster…

Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Earth, #LoveOurPlanetNotPollution

By Mary Foster Morgan and   02/02/19
Some of us have been meeting at the Southampton library to discuss ways we can scale up existing efforts that draw down carbon from the atmosphere, based on the top 100 solutions outlined in the New York Times bestseller Drawdown: the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming.  The…