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FEATURE: 400

Jun 11, 2013 2 Comments by

Special to Ecology Florida News Did you miss it?  Early last month, atmospheric carbon dioxide topped 400 parts per million (PPM). With some notable exceptions, major news sources gave it light coverage.  Admittedly, its significance is largely symbolic – although there is a correlation between increasing atmospheric carbon and more intense weather phenomena, including the […]

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Ecology Florida and Pasco EcoFest: Growing a Community

Nov 09, 2012 No Comments by

This weekend is the Pasco EcoFest (www.PascoEcoFest.com) taking place in West Pasco and the city of New Port Richey. We’re excited to be participating in this event as sponsors of Saturday’s EcoMarket in the breeze-way between City Hall and the New Port Richey Public Library. Our Board President, Dell deChant, will also be giving a […]

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FEATURE: Cow Pots Debut at New Port Richey Market

Oct 16, 2012 No Comments by

Just in time for Florida’s Fall growing season, The Market Off Main (6241 Lincoln Street, 34652) in New Port Richey now has in stock organic starter pots for the local gardener. These starter pots for seeds are made from 100% renewable composted cow manure. In a cooperative agreement with Ecology Florida, Market Off Main in […]

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FEATURE STORY: Surprise! Florida Dead Last in 2012 Locavore Index

May 17, 2012 No Comments by

Well, maybe it is not such a surprise after all.  In a new national assessment of local-sourced food opportunities, Florida comes in at the very bottom.  The assessment was developed by Strolling of the Heifers, a Vermont-based sustainable food community, which is dedicated to protecting family farms and promoting locavorism. It is kind of a […]

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