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Laurel Wilt – Bay Tree Deaths: Surprising Losses in New Port Richey

Sep 08, 2015 No Comments by

Laurel Wilt, Bay Tree Deaths: Surprising Losses in New Port Richey Dell deChant Chair, Environmental Committee, City of New Port Richey Citizens of New Port Richey, Florida, in the southwest corner of the Springs Coast Watershed, may have recently noticed an unusually large number of dead and dying trees, some of which are huge, once […]

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Loquat News #11 – August 2015

Aug 29, 2015 No Comments by

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 11 August  30, 2015 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Growers Update A New Season Begins As Buds Burst Into Flower The first buds of the 2015-2016 season have now begun to flower. All five threes at the […]

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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 by

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 by
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Opinion: Guns & Education Do Not Mix

Apr 08, 2015 No Comments by

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

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 by

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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