Gulfport Food Forest

Gulfport Food Forest Restored with Sustany® Mini-Grant

“Planting fruit trees on public lands is like planting a renewable source of joy and wonder for all,” is how Crea Egan sees her sustainable project, the Gulfport Food Forest (GFF). Egan is a landscape architect who has been interested in public art installations mixed with landscape since college. Planting fruit trees on public land …

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Two Innovative Renewable-Energy Financing Programs to Start in St. Petersburg

On August 3, 2017, the St. Petersburg City Council voted to approve funding for two innovative new programs – a Solar Co-Op program organized by FLSUN and the League of Women Voters, and the Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) – that should help to make renewable energy and energy efficiency projects more affordable for …

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2017 Sustainable Business Awards a Success

Congratulations to the 2017 Sustainable Business Award Winners! The Sustany Foundation and the University of Tampa Center for Ethics held the annual Sustainable Business Awards Wednesday, June 7, at the University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center. Now in their 9th year, the Sustainable Business Awards recognize and honor for-profit businesses in the Tampa Bay Area that engage …

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Sustany Tampa Community Garden Tour

Community gardens are sprouting up across the Tampa Bay region, in deed-restricted suburban communities where individual home gardens are discouraged, in urban “food deserts” that lack fresh, affordable produce markets, and in a variety of places in between. Supporters note the many benefits the gardens provide, including greater access to healthy locally-grown food, opportunities for …

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Genetically Modified Plants May Save us

Geoengineering a solution to climate change is risky. Doing nothing might be riskier. We understand how important our environment is to maintaining our earth. How can science look to enhance our own environment? Read the interesting article on Inverse Science’s website.