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 [...]
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 [...]
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! [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdkCIDWemhA One of the beautiful things about Fleet Farming is that everyone can participate on any level that they wish. Whether you host a farmlette, farm with us on a Swarm ride, or simply buy Fleet Farm greens at the Market, there is a way to get involved for both the greenest and blackest of thumbs. This past Monday, Audubon [...]
It's not hard to understand why 33% of global climate change is attributed to our inefficient food systems when the average meal travels over 1,500 miles to get to our plate. Thanks to innovative minds around the US, there are "new" production systems popping up to reduce emissions through localization. In December 2013, East End Market and IDEAS For Us [...]
Healthy Central Florida has recently awarded a total of $25,000 worth of grants to 13 organizations for projects to improve healthy food access. In May, 75 people attended a required workshop outlining best practices in the healthy food movement. National food expert, Jessica Donze Black, of the Pew Charitable Trust, was the key presenter along [...]
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