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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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Urban Food: A Solution to Hunger?

Food pantries that rely on donations often face problems providing healthy food to low-resource populations. One partial solution for people who depend on food pantries in Gainesville is foraging and gardening to obtain fruits and vegetables.

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