What is Sustainability?

What is Sustainability? And Why Does Sustainability Matter? I was asked just today again if we field a lot of questions about what is sustainability....

Southern Fresh Farms Harvests Sustainable Agrotourism

“Southwest Florida historically has its roots in two areas: agriculture and tourism,” explains Robert “Bo” McMahon III in discussing the term “Agrotourism” in relation to his family’s Southern Fresh Farms.


State Parks in SWFL

State Parks in SWFL: The Character of The Community Florida’s character is shaped by the tides and the salty surf. Islands, the Everglades, sunny beaches, shading...



Sustainability Summit – Continuing the Conversation

By Nicole Johnson, Conservancy of Southwest Florida Director Governmental Relations The term “sustainability” has as many definitions as there are perspectives on how our actions today impact...

People, Place and Profit

"Beyond getting so many key players to step up to the table and start the conversations and pulling off all the logistics and magic to make it all happen, the Sustainability Summit was great proof and demonstration of the fact that sustainability is not a partisan concept, the answers don’t belong to one party or another, the solutions won’t be found in taking sides -- but in sharing a focus on the goals."
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FGBC Presents ‘Florida Green’ Certification to Babcock Ranch

ORLANDO, Fla. (December 10, 2018) – Southwest Florida’s Babcock Ranch, with sustainability designed into the entire fabric of the community, has been certified a...