Tag Archives: sustainability
Fifty-six people from Florida, Georgia and Alabama unanimously approved of a new sustainable water management plan. They issued their recommendations even as Florida sues Georgia, with Florida’s government arguing that too much water is being siphoned off upstream.
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.
Swamp Head Brewery has moved to a new location and installed solar panels, becoming the first solar-powered brewery in Florida. Their goal has always been to become more sustainable, and they have taken other initiatives such as buying land for preservation and aiding in conservation efforts to do so.
A new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) by the FDA may pose a challenge to farmers who are using an alternative fertilizer.
Former Asst. Deputy for Global Trade at the USDA weighs in on the impact of U.S. farm policy on local farming.
A new addition to the business college, Heavener Hall, will undergo construction in April. But it will require the removal of 55 trees from the green space it will replace.
The University of Florida Fellows in Sustainability Prairie Project Workshop brings UF professors together to develop new courses and class material in an effort to introduce sustainability concepts into the university.
Gardeners preparing for the fall and winter growing season can purchase seeds from a local source — the Grow Gainesville seed library — this Saturday.