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Fleet Sprouts up in Jacksonville

By |November 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

In addition to internal expansion at our Oakland, Orlando and Kampala branches, we are excited to announce the launch of our FOURTH branch of Fleet Farming in Jacksonville, Florida! Read more about our new Branch Leader, Melissa Beaudry, in the recent WJCT article below by Lindsey Kilbride.  A Jacksonville woman is hoping to unite the community and offset some [...]

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Fleet Brings Farming to the Mayflower Retirement Community

By |October 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Fleet Farming Audubon Park has created an edible garden for the residents of The Mayflower Retirement Community. Fully equipped with drip irrigation, cedar wheelchair-accessible beds, and composters, the residents can now grow food as a community effort. This increases their access to organic produce and promotes a sense of unity as they learn [...]

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West Oakland Food Desert Becoming Food Oasis

By |October 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

In a community that lacks access to fresh and healthy vegetables, Fleet Farming’s West Oakland Branch is chipping away at this issue by installing their fourth Farmlette in the neighborhood! Thanks to a $1,000 grant from the Awesome Foundation - Oakland Chapter, they’ll be locating their next Farmlette on a subsidized housing development. Assistant Farm [...]

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Fleet Farming Cycles Over to Parramore

By |October 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

The City of Orlando has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Farmer’s Market Promotion Program (FMPP) to increase access to local and healthy food options in West Orlando. The City of Orlando was one of only three projects in Florida to receive funding. The [...]

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Fleet Simplifies Starting a Branch

By |October 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

To date, we’ve had nearly 500 communities over 30 countries fill out our Google Form, expressing an interest in starting a Fleet Farming Branch within their community! We've had 92 international and 406 U.S. inquiries to start a branch! As a result, Fleet Farming has been actively developing a paid-membership structure similar to social-franchising! Under this [...]

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NBC Nightly News Features Fleet Farming!

By |October 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

This past weekend, NBC Nightly News, one of the most-watched evening newscasts in America, featured a piece on Fleet Farming’s Audubon Park Branch! Check it out below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ginu4kJUxlQ With the average plate of food in the U.S. traveling up to 1,800 miles(1), the global industrial food system contributes to ~30% of global warming with [...]

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What Does it Take to Start a Fleet Farming Branch?

By |June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

For those who want to do more than just convert their own lawn, who feel driven to tear up every inch of grass in their community, this is for you. Maybe you’ve already started farming your lawn, rooftop, or patio, or maybe you haven’t sown a single seed. Wherever you are in your farming journey, [...]

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Compost Courage

By |December 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Composting is magical. Take some orange peels, too-soft-to-eat tomatoes, strawberry tops, kitchen scraps, dried up stems and leaves, and put them in your composter; moisten, toss lightly, and a month or two later, amazingly rich soil! But as incredible as composting is, there's a creepy-crawly side to composting too; a side that may require something more [...]

Simple Steps Toward Home Edible Gardening

By |December 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Edible gardens are powerful places. They get us outside, give us reason to work the soil with our hands, and provide nutritious foods for us and our loved ones. Imagine, seeds pushing their little green leaves towards the sunshine; fruits fruiting, and you pulling up carrots like they’re presents from the earth; eating sweet peas right [...]

Holiday Butternut Squash, Apple, Pecan, Kale Salad

By |December 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Making colorful and flavorful salads at home does not have to be complicated - especially now that the holidays are coming! When putting together a salad, think about two things: the type of flavors you want and the ingredients you have at home. There is no need to stress about going to the grocery store or [...]