Home / Tag Archives: Gainesville community

Tag Archives: Gainesville community

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.

Read More »

Gainesville’s Independent Bookstores Look To Beat The Odds Against Challenges From National Cyber Chains

Since the 2011 closure of the national bookstore chain, Borders, the future of retail bookstores looked grim. The competitive world of online book sales and e-readers have forced bookstores to adapt. Third House Books and Coffee, 113 N Main St., is one such independent bookstore in Gainesville planning on further changes. …

Read More »

Clean Creek Annual Trash Cleanup Collects More Waste Than All Previous Years Combined

Gainesville got a little cleaner this past weekend as about 160 volunteers collected 19,121 pounds of trash during the fifth annual Clean Creek Revival, according to Megan Black, executive director of Current Problems, a nonprofit environmental group.

Read More »

Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park Continues To Serve Gainesville Locals Despite Construction

Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park has seen a decrease in visitors since its most popular attraction, the sinkhole, has been under construction. However, Gainesville locals continue to enjoy the park through other outdoor activities and classes.

Read More »