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Dow’s New Poison Threatens Bees

Nov 24, 2014 No Comments by

Dow’s New Poison Threatens Bees Ecology Florida News Editorial “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.” – attributed to Albert Einstein. The EPA approved a powerful new […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News – #3

Nov 10, 2014 No Comments by

Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 3 November 2014 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Welcome to the November issue of the Florida Loquat Festival News Thanks for your interest and support of the Florida Loquat Festival. We’ve added several more subscribers since our last issue, and we look forward […]

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Organic Heirloom Seeds Coming Soon to New Port Richey

Nov 02, 2014 2 Comments by

Friendship Farms & Fare and Ecology Florida to Team with Market Off Main to Bring Seed Savers Exchange Seeds to New Port Richey. Ecology Florida Staff Florida’s West Coast finally has a source for heirloom, organic seeds from Seed Savers Exchange. Through a cooperative arrangement with Friendship Farms & Fare and Ecology Florida, the Market […]

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Seeds of Love Celebrated as CARES Grower of the Year

Oct 26, 2014 1 Comment

Ecology Florida Feature by Don Saunders Friendship Farms & Fare Partner, “Seeds of Love” Organic Farm, was awarded CARES Grower of the Year for their best management practices for use of water earlier this month at the Strawberry Festival Grounds in the Charlie Grimes Building, Plant City. CARES is the acronym for County Alliance for […]

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USF Students Learn to Harvest in New Port Richey Gardens

Oct 07, 2014 No Comments

Dirt was flying this Sunday as USF students visited Friendship Farm & Fare’s “South Garden” located in New Port Richey to help out with the Fall harvest. The students are part of a USF group called FARM–Food Activists Revolutionizing Meals–whose mission is to educate people about local farms and to learn about what those local farms […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News

Oct 04, 2014 No Comments

Florida Loquat Festival News Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Welcome to the Florida Loquat Festival News Welcome to the Florida Loquat Festival news bulletin.  Thanks for your continued interest in this wonderful springtime fruit, and our festival celebrating its seasonal bounty. The first annual Florida Loquat Festival was […]

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Plastic Water Bottles: One-Use Commodities We Do Not Need

Sep 11, 2014 No Comments

Plastic Water Bottles: One-Use Commodities We Do Not Need  Editorial Ecology Florida This past March, San Francisco became the first major city in the US to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles on public property.[5] We commend this positive decision, and encourage Florida municipalities to take similar action. There are numerous reasons for reducing […]

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USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List

Aug 28, 2014 1 Comment

USF Beats Ivies, UF and FSU: USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List Feature Ecology Florida Staff Ecology Florida joins the University of South Florida in celebrating the school’s top-ten ranking in the Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” listing.  Coming in 7th overall, USF is ranked ahead of all the Ivy League schools, as […]

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Climate Change Condensed: Professor Chanton’s Message to Gov. Scott

Aug 12, 2014 No Comments

Climate Change Condensed: Professor Chanton’s Message to Governor Scott Feature Ecology News Staff A recent feature in Ecology Florida News reported on an offer from ten climate-change specialists to meet with Governor Rick Scott to explain to him the basics of climate change and the impact global warming is having and will have on the […]

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Governor and Scientists: Professionals Offer Assistance on Climate Change

Jul 22, 2014 2 Comments

The Governor and the Scientists Professional Assistance Offered Governor Scott on Climate Change  Staff Feature  In a July 15 letter, ten climate-change experts volunteered to help Florida Governor, Rick Scott, better understand the reality of climate change and its impact on Florida.  The specialists are faculty from public and private schools of higher learning in […]

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