The 2014 Market Gardening Course, presented by UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, is a nine-week introduction to small scale crop production and direct sales.
Show your support for the People's Climate March in New York City by marching with the Peace Education and Action Center, Pax Christi Manasota, the Southwest Florida Coalition for Peace and Justice, Transition Sarasota, and others through downtown Sarasota.
Kick the new growing season off right by attending this half-day workshop, led by Peter Burkard, one of Southwest Florida's most experienced organic growers.
Florida Organic Growers, the East End Market, Local Roots Distribution, and Earth Learning are partnering to develop an event loaded with educational and networking opportunities for our state’s farmers, foodpreneurs, consumers and policy makers.
Urban Roots is a documentary that tells the story of the emergence of urban farming in the city of Detroit.
In celebration of National Community Planning Month, learn how Tampa Bay area planners, researchers, and organizations are supporting the local food system!
This family-friendly Fall gardening event features research-based, sustainable gardening education, landscape problem diagnosis, and thousands of plants for sale. You can also learn about topics from composting to topiaries with presentations, displays, and workshops by UF/IFAS Extension faculty and volunteers.
This invite-only event is a collaborative effort to engage the Community Health Improvement Partnership's (CHIP) Community Health Action Teams (CHATs), as they work to improve access to healthy foods.
The nonprofit Tropical Fruit Society of Sarasota will host a small fruit tree sale at the downtown Sarasota Farmers Market.
In honor of Eat Local Week, Geraldson Community Farm will be hosting its first-ever Fall Harvest Fest with local food, music, crafts, raffle, and farm fun!
Free expert tours of the Manatee Rare Fruit Council's outstanding collection of fruit trees adapted to our subtropical climate.
In our subtropical climate, with proper planning and selection, fruit can harvested every month of the year. This talk will feature a survey of the fruits that can be grown in our area.
Sarasota County's Sustainable Communities Workshop will focus this year on “Growing Healthy, Resilient, and Prosperous Communities."
In conjunction with Eat Local Week, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County is hosting open houses at community gardens throughout Sarasota County.
The Chefs Move to Schools program pairs professional chefs with schools to help educate kids about food and nutrition.
Since their inaugural national event in 2009, Slow Money gatherings have emerged as a significant new venue for field building, investing, and social change. The events feature food entrepreneurs who are leading the way rebuilding local food systems, along with many renowned thought leaders in agriculture, investing, and philanthropy.
In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar-nominated film Gasland, Josh Fox takes a deeper, broader look at the dangers of fracking.
Passive House Revolution takes you on a journey through the most important development in building design, construction and retrofitting in a generation.
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.
Within Reach documents one couple's pedal-powered journey across the United States in search of a home in sustainable community.