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Beneficial Bugs Building our Soil

By |November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In gardening, we try to harmonize well with the plants we choose to grow. But what about the bugs we find in our garden? Do we harmonize with them? We do—well, sort of. There are the innocuous bugs that disappear before us into the flora and soil. Photo retrieved from: http://www.northescambia.com/2013/04/weekend-gardening-plant-your-own-butterfly-garden Then there [...]

New Additions to the Fleet Farming Family!

By |September 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Orlando program of Fleet Farming is just now entering its second season. With almost double the growing space as last season, we have some extra hands on board to keep up with the farmlettes. We hope you are able to meet the new Fleet family members at one of our upcoming Swarm Rides, but in the [...]

A Kale Salad Fit For Summer

By |July 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

By now, the only greens left in the garden that can tolerate the summer heat are the weeds, summer greens like Malabar and Okinawa spinach, and possibly some kale in the shade. If you can wrangle up enough kale to make a couple salads, we highly suggest giving this refreshing recipe a try!  Ingredients: Salad ½ cup [...]

Healthy Central FL Furthers Urban Farming through Fleet Fruits

By |July 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The USDA just announced a new funding opportunity this week, through which they will allot $800,000 to local food initiatives. While federal support of localization is something we should all be grateful for, we are even more proud and appreciative of the support from our very own community! Ecstatic about our accomplishments made in our first [...]

Locally Fresh Feature at Florida Film Festival

By |June 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmj8R3qu6Bs Thanks to a great group of filmmakers from Full Sail University, this short video was produced for the Enzian Theatre's Florida Film Festival event, Locally Fresh. Four local producers were chosen, including Olde Hearth Bread Company, Lake Meadow Naturals, Palmetto Creek Farms, and us! Each producer had a short film followed by a cooking [...]

Fleet Farming is Not That Kind of Farmer

By |March 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

https://youtu.be/JqE2kx1diYE Two University of Miami students, Karli Evans and Traia Thiel, heard about Fleet Farming through their school chapter of IDEAS For Us. They devoted their fall semester film project to documenting the story of Fleet Farming, making several visits to Orlando to be a part of the Swarm ride and to record every stage [...]

Fleet Farming gets front page press in Orlando Sentinel

By |February 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

ORLANDO, FL - You might have heard of Kevin Spear, a local celebrity editorial writer for the Orlando Sentinel who often covers local and state-wide news regarding energy and the environment. Last Sunday on our bi-weekly Swarm ride, Kevin and his wife joined us for the journey, and decided to create a short video, photo album, and [...]

Can Fleet Farming Save Food Deserts?

By |January 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Fleet Farming was recently featured on the IDEAS For Us blog in “My IDEAS”, an on-going video series where environmentalists from around the world give their unique perspective on sustainability while highlighting how they are using their talents, skills, and new ideas to take action on climate change. In this episode of “My IDEAS”, Heather [...]

By |January 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Fleet Farming continues expansion in Audubon Park, Colonial-town, and Winter Park in Spring 2015

By |January 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|

ORLANDO, FL -- Over the past month, we've had an influx of new Fleet Farmers join the bi-weekly Swarm rides, helping to grow and distribute more local food in Orlando. Below are some recent pictures of our events. A big thanks to all the riders who have helped continue the pedal-powered urban farming program!     [...]