A panel of local business representatives will discuss the current status of their sector, followed by a discussion about what improvements can be made to sustainably increase our community’s economic development.
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.
Come learn why a local food shift is essential for our collective future, discover key resources that will make it easier for you eat and grow locally, and find out how to get involved with the local food movement right here in your own backyard.
Not only is this an excellent opportunity to show your support for Transition Sarasota, your timely donation may also help us win a variety of lucrative prizes and matching funds.
Come learn how Transition Initiatives everywhere are revitalizing local food systems, strengthening local economies, and reducing their dependence on fossil fuels.
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.
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.
For 23 years, ECHO has been host to Southwest Florida’s premier festival focusing on sustainable living, agriculture, and food.
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.
Come hear panelists and community leaders share successes and inspirations, meet others active in the community, and get connected around issues of mutual concern. We recognize the power of community, and our goal is to create pathways for deeper mutual support.
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.
Passive House Revolution takes you on a journey through the most important development in building design, construction and retrofitting in a generation.
In this explosive follow-up to his Oscar-nominated film Gasland, Josh Fox takes a deeper, broader look at the dangers of fracking.