As you may or may not know, three years ago, while oil was still flowing into the Gulf of Mexico from the site of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, approximately 3,250 people (including nearly every…Continue
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By Bill McKibben
as published in Rolling Stone
on April 25, 2013
It got so hot in Australia in January that…Continue
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Friday, March 15 - Thursday, March 24
Sarasota County Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd in Sarasota
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Well, the world didn't end, and although we faced some major challenges this year - from an impending fiscal cliff to Superstorm Sandy and the worst drought across the Midwest since the Dustbowl (to name just a few) - it's important that we remember a lot of good things happened, too. In that spirit,…Continue
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We have now confirmed the dates for our 3rd annual Eat Local Week: March 22-29, 2013.
Our keynote speaker will be Woody Tasch, founder of the national Slow Money movement and author of the book of the same name. Slow Money is about investing in local food systems and will be a major theme of Eat Local Week this year. Woody will kick-off the week with a public talk on Friday night and facilitate a meeting for…Continue
Added by Transition Sarasota on December 16, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
While towards the beginning and the end of each growing season it's somewhat uncertain whether or not we will have anything to glean in any given week. However, in the heart of the season (where we are now), it's pretty much guaranteed we will.
So instead of sending out confirmation…
Added by Transition Sarasota on December 16, 2012 at 1:42pm — No Comments
On this Thanksgiving day, we are pleased to announce that - thanks to you - we didn't just meet our fundraising goal on Gulf Coast Gives yesterday, we crushed it!
This means that the 2012-2013 season of the…Continue
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There's two types of busy: busy for the sake of being busy, and busy for good reason. We're the latter.
With the growing season and snow-bird season both back in full swing, and with Thanksgiving and the holiday season still a little ways off, late October/early November is ripe for a burst of…Continue
Added by Transition Sarasota on October 25, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
In cooperation with Transition Sarasota and WSLR 96.5FM, Sarasota resident, writer, and educator Donna Marie Marcantonio has recently launched a new blog called Taking Simple Steps, with the tagline, "Sharing the process of transitioning to a more sustainable lifestyle." Here's a short…Continue
Added by Transition Sarasota on October 23, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments
It's that time of the year again: crops are growing, local farmers' markets are buzzing, and local food banks desperately need our help. It's time the Suncoast Gleaning Project gets put back in motion.
Bill Pischer of…Continue
Added by Transition Sarasota on October 9, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
After nearly six months of planning, Douglas Gayeton's Lexicon of Sustainability will be coming to Southwest Florida later this month.
The Lexicon project is based on a simple premise: people can’t be expected to…Continue
Added by Transition Sarasota on October 7, 2012 at 11:05am — No Comments
On Tuesday, after a year-long hiatus, we will be bringing back our popular documentary film series: “Films for a Future.” This will be our most ambitious series yet, with seven films being offered over the…Continue
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The following ideas were generated by the more than 85 people who participated in the World Cafe discussion that was part of the Economics of Happiness Summit + Launch of the Common Wealth Time Bank on September 3rd. We hope they will inspire…Continue
Added by Transition Sarasota on September 11, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Here's just a few last-minute things to know about the Economics of Happiness Summit that will take place tomorrow from 1:00-7:00pm at the new Fogartyville Community…Continue
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The central measure of our economy's health is Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which is essentially the sum of all monetary transactions…Continue
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As you may or may not know, we are currently in the midst of a major update to our Eat Local Directory, located online at eatlocalsarasota.com.
To complete this, we need a few people in the next week or two who feel comfortable talking on the phone to…Continue
Added by Transition Sarasota on June 28, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
It's that time again for our annual members survey!
Help us better serve our community and give you the quality programs you want.
Please click here to share your stories and ideas and give us feedback on…
Added by Transition Sarasota on June 19, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments