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Siembra Farm Encourages Sustainability Through Local Community Food System

By on February 27th, 2015 | Last updated: February 27, 2015 at 4:15 pm

Local farm practices sustainable farming techniques through community supported agriculture. The University of Florida Office of Sustainability has been working with the farm to provide sustainable food options to the community.

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Future Uncertain For 320-Acre Dixie County Hunting Preserve

By on February 25th, 2015 | Last updated: February 25, 2015 at 11:33 am

A wildlife preserve in Dixie County used for hunting is for sale. The current owner said he will not require the buyer to continue in the hunting business.

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Plant-Eating Beetle: Cheapest Way To Kill Weeds

By on November 11th, 2014 | Last updated: November 11, 2014 at 5:16 pm

The FWC has seen recent success in controlling invasive plants that overrun Florida with the use of air potato beetles, and other beetle species.

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A Season’s Waste Makes Wine

By on November 4th, 2014 | Last updated: November 5, 2014 at 10:55 am

Island Grove LLC., a Hawthorne berry farm, made a partnership to found a winery that makes use of the berries left in the fields at the end of the season that would have been frozen or thrown away.

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GALLERY: Swallowtail Farm Hosts County Fair

By on April 15th, 2014 | Last updated: April 15, 2014 at 1:55 pm

Swallowtail Farm held its 5th annual country fair at its farm just north of Alachua on Saturday.

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Gator CSA program returns for third year

By on October 18th, 2012 | Last updated: October 18, 2012 at 9:43 am

For the third year in a row, once a week, two locations on the University of Florida campus will transform into local food markets.

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