While Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for the year’s bounty, it can also produce a lot of uneaten food and other items that end up the garbage. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce waste this Thanksgiving. Think about how much… Read More
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Locally grown foods boost the local economy, introduce the community to agriculture, and protect natural resources. Plus, they are fresher than foods that travel many miles. Even though eating local isn’t always an option, Florida does offer a… Read More
eCycling is a sustainable way to dispose of your unwanted electronics. Find out more in this Solutions for Your Life video. Image credit: Blablo101/Thinkstock
Snap beans are in season in Florida from November to May (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 2015a). A common sight at the Thanksgiving table, snap beans are an important Florida agricultural commodity and can be used… Read More
From Disney princesses to animals (to even vegetables), Halloween is the one day of the year that encourages people to dress up however they please. While buying and trying on different costumes is always fun, Halloween is the… Read More
When you think of Halloween, you probably envision candy, scary movies and trick-or-treating, but what about sustainability? From costumes to decorations, Halloween actually provides a great opportunity to put sustainable practices into action.
Buying local produce and nuts makes you more open to eating fresh fruits and vegetables, highlights the significance of agriculture and boosts your local economy. Since Florida pecans are available from October to January, now is the perfect time to purchase… Read More
With fall’s arrival, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to be more eco-friendly in your home and in your daily routine.
Whether you work from home or in an office, these tips can help you create a “green” workspace for better health, mood and productivity—and a cleaner environment.
There are many advantages to buying local food. For example, local food is often fresher than food that has travelled long distances, and buying local food helps the local economy. Choosing local foods also protects natural resources such… Read More