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Feature Blog: Green Dreams with Pete Kanaris

Jul 28, 2015 No Comments by

Business Profile: Farm – Green Dreams at Sandhill Farm  Owner: Peter Kanaris Known for: High Quality ‘Food Forest’ Consulting and Design Sandhill Farm, home to Green Dreams, is nestled in the shady hammocks of Central Florida in East Pasco county, appropriately named after the Jurassic Park like Sandhill Crane. This team of dreamers has been […]

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Florida Loquat News #10 – July 22

Jul 26, 2015 No Comments by

Florida Loquat News No. 10 July 22, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Growers Update A New Season Begins As First Buds Appear The first buds of the 2015-2016 season have appeared on several trees at the Friendship Farms & Fare grove.  For folks interested in tracking the […]

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A Land With Too Much Plenty: Food Collapse and Florida’s Future

Jun 20, 2015 No Comments by

A Land with too Much Plenty: Food Collapse and Florida’s Future Not Feeling the Pinch in the Land of More Than Enough, Joel Bourne’s The End Of Plenty, Food Collapse and the Florida Future Editorial: Ecology Florida Did you get enough to eat yesterday?  For folks reading this article, the answer is probably “yes.” “Yes, […]

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Loquat News #9

May 21, 2015 No Comments

Florida Loquat News No. 9 May 21, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your Post-Festival issue of the Florida Loquat News Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit  Loquat Festival Draws Large Crowd Education, Economic, and Cultural Impact Significant The annual Florida Loquat Festival was a […]

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Stunning Earth Day Video… Watch and Learn!

Apr 24, 2015 No Comments
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Opinion: Guns & Education Do Not Mix

Apr 08, 2015 No Comments

by Don Saunders If the Guns-on-Campus Bill passes it would inspire a modification of Victor Hugo’s famous aphorism: “He who opens a school door, closes a prison.”   Instead, we might now observe: Those who open schools to guns imprison education. Background: The Florida Board of Governors, University Police Chiefs, University Presidents, the League of Women Voters, […]

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Green Plant Tree Farm: Loquats on Highway 98

Apr 01, 2015 No Comments

By Matthew Wilcox Just north of the City of Brooksville, Florida, off of Highway 98, sits a small tree farm that is owned and operated by Steve McCortney. Mr. McCortney grows a wide variety of shrubs and trees for local and regional sale. Most of all, Steve has several dozen loquat trees that he and […]

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Florida Loquat News – #8

Mar 17, 2015 1 Comment

Florida Loquat News No. 8 March  21, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your Pre-Festival issue of the Florida Loquat News Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit – April 4, 2015 – Just Two Weeks Away! – 9:00 – 2:00 Market Off Main – 6241 Lincoln St – New Port […]

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Throwin’ So Much Away: ‘Garbage Night’ in America

Mar 06, 2015 No Comments

by Frank Ferreri The adage about a road paved with good intentions probably fits a good many of us in contemporary U.S.A. culture.  We recycle, we prioritize the reusable, and we teach our children to take care of the planet. But for most of us, without twice-weekly trash service, we’d have more garbage in our […]

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Loquat Festival News – #7 – March 2015

Mar 03, 2015 No Comments

Florida Loquat News No. 7 March  2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Here is Your March issue of the Florida Loquat News Florida Loquat Festival: Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit Next Month April 4, 2015 – 9:00 – 2:00 – Market Off Main – 6214 Lincoln St, New Port Richey Our big event […]

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