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‘Grain by Grain’: Bob Quinn Visits Gainesville to Share the Power of Organic Farming

Bob Quinn so believes in the power of organic farming that he once sent some of his farm’s own wheat to an ailing woman who he believed needed only toxin-free food. Quinn, an organic farmer from Montana, spoke of that and other farming experiences as part of his book tour …

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How Coon Hollo In Micanopy Came To Embrace Florida’s Agritourism Trend

If you want to have a son, don’t drink the water at Coon Hollo.  At least, that’s what Laurie Berry says. She’s the oldest of three daughters in the Williams family and part of five generations of Williams that have lived and worked on Coon Hollo farm since the early …

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Florida Shifts Into Dorian Assistance Mode

Florida emergency management efforts shifted Thursday from storm preparation to providing assistance as Hurricane Dorian, after devastating the Bahamas and skirting Florida’s East Coast, threatened to cause heavy damage in the Carolinas.

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Tolls Lifted As Devastating Dorian Remains A Threat

Tolls were suspended Sunday on Florida’s Turnpike and other roads in South Florida and Central Florida, as local mandatory evacuation orders started and large portions of the state’s East Coast continued to face threats from catastrophic Hurricane Dorian. With Dorian churning westward Sunday afternoon less than a couple of hundred …

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