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Sow some green habits (along with some vegetables) with the Family Green Living Kit


May 14, 2021

By Sophia Moundous and Mindy Hanak Sarasota County’s Family Green Living Kits can help foster sustainability lessons in many ways. The kits are filled with fun, interactive activities and books for all ages. Grab a kit from your local library ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Natural Resources, Recreation, Work & Life
Tags: Community Garden, Curriculum, Demo, Edible, Family, Garden, Gardening, Green, Green Living, Library, One Seed, Pgm_Gardens, Pgm_Sustain, Salad, School Garden, Seed Tape, Sustainability, Video, Youth

Green building: Building healthy, happy, resilient communities


March 29, 2021

Why should we build green? Well, green buildings not only have a lower impact on the environment and your wallet, but they also keep occupants healthier and happier. Sarasota County sees building green as one of the many important pieces toward ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Architecture, Biophilic, Build, Building, Built, Climate, County, Design, Efficiency, Energy, Environment, Globes, Green, Happiness, Health, LEED, Nature, Pgm_Sustain, Resiliency, Solar, Sustainability, Sustainable

Take sustainability home to your family


November 23, 2020

Take Sustainability home to your family by checking out a Family Green Living Kit for free from any Sarasota County Public Library. Family Green Living Kits Sarasota County offers Family Green Living Kits, formerly known as the Family Sustainability ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, Relationships & Family, Water
Tags: Activity, Activitykit, Backpack, Books, Children, Comic, Family, Game, Green, Home, Kids, Kit, Library, Living, Nature, Pgm_Sustain, School, Sustainability, Trivia

Become an Energy Coach volunteer this fall


April 17, 2020

Are you interested in learning energy and water saving techniques and helping low-income residents in Sarasota County? If you have interest in sustainability and helping our community and planet be a better place to live, we invite you to enroll ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Home Management, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Building, Community, Conserve, Earth, Earthday, Efficiency, Energy, Energycoach, Equity, Green, Health, Home, Money, Pgm_Sustain, Save, Solar, Sustainability, Training, Upgrade, Volunteer, Water

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