Most of the hard work of compiling over 250 detailed listings of local food-related businesses and organizations in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, and Desoto counties has already been done, but writers, photographers, graphic designers, and other volunteers are now needed to tell the stories that aren't being told, shape the look of our next print edition, and facilitate its increased distribution.
This free informational class will focus on recommended canning equipment, safety concerns, and different food preservation techniques used in water bath and pressure canning.this free informational class will focus on recommended canning equipment, safety concerns, and different food preservation techniques used in water bath and pressure canning.
Come learn how Transition Initiatives everywhere are revitalizing local food systems, strengthening local economies, and reducing their dependence on fossil fuels.
Shot in Europe and the United States, The Next Industrial Revolution explores how businesses are transforming themselves to work with nature and enhance profitability.
The narrative of Food Chains focuses on an intrepid and highly lauded group of tomato pickers from Southern Florida – the Coalition of Immokalee Workers or CIW – who are revolutionizing farm labor. Their story is one of hope and promise for the triumph of morality over corporate greed – to ensure a dignified life for farm workers and a more humane, transparent food chain.
Dietmar Post's Reverend Billy & The Church of Stop Shopping focuses on Reverend Billy (NYC performance artist Bill Talens) and his devout group of disciples as they crusade against the synthetic and corruptive aspects of today's hyper-consumerist culture.
This third event in a series of eight "Sustainable Communities Conversations" being held throughout 2015 is a partnership between Sarasota County Sustainability and the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.
Voices of Transition is a film which is optimistic but clear-sighted. It makes clear that these current and impending crises are, in fact, positive challenges!
A panel of local energy experts and industry representatives will discuss trends in energy efficiency and renewable energy in Sarasota County over the last ten years and what the future might hold.
Featuring interviews with Robert Redford, Willie Nelson, the iconic Texas Governor Ann Richards, environmentalist Wendell Berry, and many others, The Unforeseen is a powerful meditation on the American dream - on the destruction of the natural world as it falls victim to the cannibalizing forces of unchecked development.
Don Hall of Transition Sarasota and Christa Leonard of Geraldson Community Farm will answer questions following a screening of the short documentary Food for Thought, Food for Life, part of "Through Women's Eyes" at the Sarasota Film Festival.
Join 3.0 leaders from around the country and Canada across community, civic, non-profit, and private sectors as we discover the new rules, identify best practices, and meet the challenges facing our communities in today’s rapidly changing world.
Tiny is a coming-of-age story for a generation that is more connected, yet less tied-down than ever, and for a society redefining its priorities in the face of a changing financial and environmental climate.
This tour, free with admission to the Sarasota County Fair, is part of a local foods exhibit which runs throughout the Fair (Friday, March 13 to Sunday, March 22) and offers an opportunity to learn where your food is coming from, why it matters, and what you can do to be more informed about what you eat.
Join Transition Sarasota and Dr. Robert Kluson of UF/IFAS Sarasota County Extension to learn about the history and scope of food policy in Sarasota County's Comprehensive Plan.
In this talk, hosted by the Sarasota Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends, Don Hall, Executive Director of Transition Sarasota, will share his latest thoughts about how we can more skillfully respond to the climate crisis, answer questions, and lead a discussion exploring what each of us has to contribute to this historic effort.
Within Reach documents one couple's pedal-powered journey across the United States in search of a home in sustainable community.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota and co-sponsor BDH Associates, LLC present “Fire, Floods and Famine: What Can We Do About Climate Change”, a symposium on the subject of climate change and its anticipated effects on our way of life.
Shift Change tells the little known stories of employee-owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces.