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COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals Frailty of America’s Food System

May 15, 2020 No Comments by

COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals Frailty of America’s Food System Dell deChant By now most Americans have seen images of long lines at food banks around the nation – thousands of cars bumper to bumper in Cleveland, San Antonio, Minneapolis, Pittsburg, and many other cities.  The images are devastating.  How could this happen? The question echoes across […]

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POSTPONED – Florida Loquat Festival to be held later in 2020

Mar 17, 2020 No Comments by

Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 39 March 20, 2020 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Published by Ecology Florida and Friendship Farms & Fare https://www.ecologyflorida.org/ Find the Florida Loquat Festival on Facebook The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival SPECIAL EDITION Festival Postponed Florida Loquat News The Newsletter […]

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Florida Loquat News #38 – March 2020

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Florida Loquat News #38 The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 38 March 4, 2020 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event LESS THAN A MONTH AWAY Seventh Annual Florida Loquat Festival March 21, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Educational Program 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) Frances Avenue […]

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Loquat News #37 – February 2020

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Loquat news No. 37 Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 37 February 18, 2020 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Seventh Annual Florida Loquat Festival March 21, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Educational Program 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.) Frances Avenue Park ~ […]

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Florida Loquat News #36 – December 2019

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Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 36 December 23, 2019 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Published by Ecology Florida and Friendship Farms & Fare https://www.ecologyflorida.org/ Find the Florida Loquat Festival on Facebook Seventh Annual Florida Loquat Festival March 21, 2020 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Frances Avenue Park […]

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Loquat News #31 – December 2018

Dec 27, 2018 No Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 31 December 27, 2018 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Sixth Annual Florida Loquat Festival March 23, 2019 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Frances Avenue Park New Port Richey Mark Your Calendars The sixth annual Florida Loquat Festival […]

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500 Million Plastic Straws a Day? Let’s Go With the Paper

Sep 12, 2018 2 Comments

Part I of a three-part series on plastics an Ecology Florida Editorial A trending ecological initiative is the contra-straw movement.  USA Today has a good short article on the “anti-straw movement,” and Fast Company has an article about cities that have banned or are considering banning the plastic drinking tubes.  As it pertains to Florida, […]

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Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 30 – September 2018

Sep 06, 2018 No Comments

Florida Loquat Festival News – No. 30 September 2018 Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit An Ecology Florida/Friendship Farms & Fare Annual Event Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival No. 30 September 10, 2018 ANNUAL LABOR DAY EDITION Published by Ecology Florida and Friendship Farms & Fare First Flowers Edition Florida Loquat News […]

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Florida Loquat News #29, July 2018

Jul 07, 2018 No Comments

Florida Loquat News The Newsletter of The Florida Loquat Festival Celebrating Florida’s Urban Fruit No. 29 July 15, 2018 Published by Ecology Florida and Friendship Farms & Fare https://www.ecologyflorida.org/ https://tarrylane.wixsite.com/friendship Here is Your Post-Festival issue of the Florida Loquat News Poets, planners, canners, volunteers, vendors, and sponsors at the 2018 Florida Loquat Festival. Fifth Annual […]

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University of Florida IFAS: Invasive Species Cost ‘Tens of Millions’, Seeks Help

Mar 27, 2018 No Comments

By Jack Payne A snake so voracious it can swallow a fully-grown deer prowls the Everglades. An insect’s arrival in Florida seemed innocuous enough until the discovery that it carries a fungus that kills avocado trees. A spiny newcomer to Florida is eating fish that could have been on your plate, and it is wreaking […]

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