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Micanopy Man Collecting Pumpkins To Feed His Farm Animals

Megan D'Andrea left this pumpkin for Johnny Green at his house. D'Andrea started the Micanopy Matters Facebook page and found out about Green's pumpkin collection there. (Photo courtesy of Johnny Green)

Johnny Green is collecting old pumpkins to feed to his four baby pigs and 12 chickens in Micanopy. Green spread the word about his search for old pumpkins through Facebook, and community members have already donated. Green will pick them up around town or community members can drop them off at his Micanopy farm.

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Unwanted Chicken Farm Prompts Land Regulation, Environmental Concerns

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JTC Farm Chicken Houses has started construction of a facility that will house up to 270,000 chickens. Legally, no wastewater permit is required for the operation. But local residents who live close to where the chicken farm is being built as well as the Ichetucknee Alliance have raised concerns about the possible increase on nitrate levels in the Floridan aquifer due to runoff from the chicken farm.

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