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2911, 2021

What does USDA Organic Mean?

November 29th, 2021|

by Bridget Washburn Climate savvy shoppers seeking seasonal, local, and organically grown foods enjoy a variety of choices here in Southwest Florida. Purchasing local and fresh goods strengthens our community’s [...]

2411, 2021

Holiday Round-Up and 2022 Plans

November 24th, 2021|

In December, we kick-off of our new Y&HOW Sustainable Living Workshops, a series of one-hour virtual meetings focused on practical and actionable things residents and businesses can do to live [...]

2411, 2021

Citizens Climate Lobby Attends COP26

November 24th, 2021|

PHOTO: CCI Board Member and Latin America Regional Coordinator Isatis Cintrón addressed the high-level segment with a call to respect the rights and the role of stakeholders in shaping ambitious [...]

2409, 2021

Seeds and All

September 24th, 2021|

By Bridget Washburn Before throwing out food a bit past its “use by” date, take a closer look. If it appears and smells fresh, eating it will leave the [...]

2309, 2021

Shade Makes Everyone Cool

September 23rd, 2021|

A recent NOAA headline read that July 2021 was the hottest month ever recorded globally. And while today’s calendar announces the beginning of autumn, scorching daytime temperatures in the mid [...]

2707, 2021

Plant Food is Good Food

July 27th, 2021|

The food we eat is a matter where health and environmental sustainability converge. That’s because food production contributes approximately one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions, with the livestock sector responsible [...]

1305, 2021

Highlights from the SWFL Climate Summit

May 13th, 2021|

Southwest Florida is moving forward on objectively assessing challenges posed by a changing climate, and how to socialize topics of climate preparedness and resilience among our residents and business.  May [...]

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