The Summit will gather our state's top food and farming entrepreneurs, policy makers, chefs, foodies, and local food fans to grow Florida’s local food movement through both introductory and advanced coursework, beautiful farm-to-table meals, and hands-on educational workshops.
The second annual North America Permaculture Convergence (NAPC) will be held in partnership with the Northern California Permaculture Convergence (NCPC) at the world-renowned Solar Living Institute.
Transition Sarasota is excited to announce that we will be participating in the 2016 Giving Challenge, a 24-hour event supporting more than 450 nonprofits serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and Desoto counties.
15% of all sales during this event will be donated to advance Transition Sarasota's work building more sustainable, just, and conscious community.
Bring your whole family to the biggest gathering of green and sustainable resources that our community has to offer.
This Transition US National Network Call will focus on the dynamics of introducing paid staff into Transition Initiatives.
Join Sarasota County Openly Plans for Excellence (SCOPE) to learn about the state of our local environment, key local resources and initiatives, and ways you can get involved!
Learn how to grow fruit trees in your own backyard or in containers, enjoy tastings of familiar and exotic fruits, receive information about the nutritional benefits of eating fresh fruits, find out how you can get involved in the "Gleaning Backyard Fruit Trees" program, and participate a free kids' bat or bird-house building workshop (limited to first 40 families who register).
May 4-16, 2016: a global wave of mass actions will target the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects - to keep coal, oil and gas in the ground and accelerate the just transition to 100% renewable energy.
The theme for the 2nd Annual Southwest Florida Sustainability Summit is “Healthy People, Healthy Place, and Healthy Profit.”
Join the Sarasota Native American Indian Festival community for a weekend of dance, music, food, culture, and eco-consciousness.
During this tour, you will have a unique opportunity to observe how sustainable designs are already being implemented during this early phase of development, learn about plans for the farm’s exciting future, and explore what this means for us, our region, and our common future.
The University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agriculture Services is proud to present the Regional Small Farms and Alternative Enterprises Conference: Strengthening Local Food Systems with Diversity.
This class will cover the basics of fruit tree horticulture for our region. The main topics addressed will be tree selection, planting, pruning, fertilization, how to manage diseases and pests, container growing, and where to buy and learn more about fruit trees.
At this Sarasota Climate Change Meetup, Don Hall of Transition Sarasota will explain why growing the local food movement is a key strategy for preventing climate change and point out resources that make it easier for you to get involved.
Sarasota Honey Company presents the First Annual Honey Bee Festival in partnership with the Suncoast Beekeepers Association, benefiting the creation of a Florida Honey Bee Research Lab to Save the Bees.
Come enjoy locally-produced beer, wine, and snacks, mingle with some of the most creative people on the Suncoast, and learn more about how you can get involved with these two dynamic organizations.
Visit several unique Venice locations that are as creative as they are intriguing. Be inspired to create your own edible landscape and sustainable home!
The fifth annual Florida Herbal Conference is a gathering to connect and empower our bioregional herbalist community, featuring over 40 workshops for all levels of interest and experience.
The Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program invites you to a the Climate Adaptation for Coastal Communities Workshop.
During Sarasota County's 10th Annual Sustainable Communitites Workshop on December 3, 2015, groups formed and committed to sustainability action plans. This new series of meetings will serve as opportunities to discuss their progress and next steps.
This webinar will cover what the presenters argue are the essential characteristics of a just and sustainable monetary system for everyday transactions, and outlines the practical challenges and solutions to starting one in your local community.