Tag Archives: Florida Organic Growers

Increase In Salvation Army Health, Fitness Programs

By on September 6th, 2013 | Last updated: September 6, 2013 at 1:54 pm

The Salvation Army’s Gainesville chapter maintains an organic garden, providing children with access to healthy food and teaching them to incorporate a balanced diet into their lives.

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Porter’s Community Farm participates in Local Food Week

By on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 8, 2013 at 9:05 pm

Porter’s Community Farm hosting the Porter’s Potluck and BBQ on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m as part of Local Food Week in Gainesville this year.

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GIFT Gardens sprouting up across Alachua County to feed hungry

By on November 12th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 4:36 pm

Florida Organic Growers’ GIFT Gardens are combatting hunger in Alachua County.

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Florida Organic Growers sponsors petition for 2012 Farm Bill

By on November 8th, 2012 | Last updated: November 8, 2012 at 12:08 pm

The election season may be over, but there are still ways that Floridians can make their voices heard in Washington, D.C.

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Locals partnering up to grow food for those in need

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2012 at 3:45 pm

With the holiday season about a month away, local farmers are turning an empty lot into a crop field for a charitable cause.

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Ca$hmob farmers market looks to sprout the economy of Alachua County

By on April 11th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:30 pm

CashMobs have sprouted up throughout the United States and are modeled after Flash Mobs, events where large groups of people gather to celebrate artistic expression. Cash mobs add the element of supporting local businesses by encouraging people to spend money. [...]

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