In 1886, the African American school, Orlando Black, now existing as Jones High School, opened its doors in Orlando’s Parramore neighborhood. Until the mid 20th century, the Florida State Constitution required that black students and white students be educated in separate spaces. In fact, for many years, Jones High was the only high school in… Continue reading ACE School Seeding Event
Macbeth Studio and Local Love Orlando teamed up to host their third ever Local Love Night! This fundraising event benefited our urban agriculture program, Fleet Farming, and was held at one of our farmlette sites, East End Market on November 14th, 2017. On this special evening, members of the Orlando community came out to show their… Continue reading Local Love Night
Pedal Powered Urban Agriculture For All. What is Fleet Farming? Fleet Farming is an urban agriculture program of the 501(c)(3) non-profit and accredited NGO of the United Nations, IDEAS For Us. Fleet Farming transforms lawns into farms in the mission to increase local food accessibility while creating a healthier, more connected world. Fleet Farming was… Continue reading What is Fleet Farming?
Orlando Restaurants Come Together To Support Local Food: Homestead Harvest at the Ritz Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes 2017 · There is a growing movement in Central Florida that involves local food, local eaters, and local doers that is called the Local Food Movement. All three of these aspects were brought together for a night of fine… Continue reading The Ritz Carlton Homestead Harvest Benefit