The annual Manasota Regional Envirothon looked a bit different this year. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event was held virtually to provide a safe environment for the students to compete. Although we missed seeing the students face ... READ MORE
We're proud to announce our latest Green Business partner: Sara-Bay Financial.
About Sara-Bay Financial
A Sarasota registered investment advisor, founded in 1993, Sara-Bay Financial offers both growth and dividend income options, ranging from ... READ MORE
Building Resiliency through School Gardens
M. Rometo, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, Sarasota, FL
Sarasota County’s Comprehensive Plan encourages the use of county parks for community gardens to promote sustainable agriculture practices. ... READ MORE
MEASURING VALUE IN YOUR LOCAL FOOD SYSTEM: FARMERS MARKETS
R.A. Kluson, UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County, Sarasota, FL
Situation: Farmers markets are growing in number across the country and Florida, including Sarasota ... READ MORE
SARASOTA COUNTY GREEN BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM: DEVELOPING METHODS OF DATA COLLECTION AND ACHIEVING MEASURABLE RESULTS
Penn, UF/IFAS Extension, Sarasota County, Sarasota, FL
Situation: The state of Florida set a target for counties ... READ MORE
UNDERSTANDING YOUR DRINKING WATER: A FIRST STEP TOWARD REDUCING BOTTLED WATER CONSUMPTION
Tyrna, UF/IFAS Extension & Sustainability, Sarasota County, Sarasota, FL.
One of the greatest challenges to regional water conservation is ... READ MORE
The Sarasota County 4-H program was honored Monday with an official proclamation and some time for a few members before the county commission.
The program was recognized by the Board of County Commissioners as part of efforts celebrating ... READ MORE
Is this plant growing in your yard? Dollarweed (Hydrocotyle umbellata) growing in a lawn is a sign of being too wet and/or being overwatered. This native plant typically grows in our local wetlands. Following the 2nd principle of Florida-Friendly ... READ MORE