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Sarasota County Green Business Partnership: A look back

November 5, 2021

On Jan. 19, 2006, Dave’s Auto Repair became the first Sarasota County Green Business Partner. Join us in this blog series over the next several months as we highlight our partners by looking back over the past 15 years of this fantastic partnership! Over ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Conserve, Energy, GBP, Green Business, Green Business Partnership, Pgm_Waste, Sarasota County, Save, Water
panoramic view of sarasota downtown waterfront

Green Business partners recognized for environmental efforts

April 22, 2019

The Sarasota County Green Business Partnership teamed up with the Tampa-based Sustany Foundation to assist in recognizing area businesses that are making positive environmental changes in our region. Nearly 100 companies from the Gulf Coast ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Awards, Conservation, GBP, Green Business, Green Business Partnership, Pgm_Waste, Recycle, Reduce, Reuse, Sarasota County, Waste

Meet Local Sarasota Farmers on the March 18 Eat Local Farm Tour

March 6, 2018

The public is welcome to register for a March 18 bus tour of five innovative small farms in Sarasota County, an opportunity for locavores to meet local food growers on their farms and learn about this exciting aspect of the local food system. Register ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Edible Sarasota, Farm Credit Of Florida, Farm Tour, Florida Farm Bureau, Local Farms, Organic Farms, Pgm_Ag, Sarasota County, Transition Sarasota, Visit Sarasota

Successful 2017 for the Green Business Partnership

January 2, 2018

The Sarasota County Green Business Partnership Program had another successful year in 2017. The program continues to grow in numbers and interest, and used a number of educational delivery methods to reach out to businesses under the direction ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Natural Resources
Tags: Conservation, Environment, Green Business, Natural Resources, Pgm_Waste, Sarasota County, Sustain, Sustainability, UF

Florida-friendly Landscaping Tip: Water Efficiently

July 6, 2015

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

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Dollarweed, Florida Friendly, Lawn Problems, Lawn Weeds, Over-watering, Sarasota County, UF/IFAS Extension, Water Efficiently

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