Faculty members involved with the project include environmental studies professor Bruce Stephenson, associate biology professor Paul Stephenson, biology professor Judy Schmalstig, associate philosophy and religion professor Ryan Musgrave, associate critical media and cultural studies professor Denise Cummings, english professor Steve Phelan and Hamilton Holt School adjunct instructor Bill Grey.
Rachel Simmons teaches foundations, printmaking, book arts and environmental art courses at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. Since 2000, she has created collaborative community art projects which teach students to be responsible citizens as well as accomplished artists.
EcoRollins student organization, Student-run Sustainability Progam
The mission of OurEarth.org is to engage, empower, and nurture current and future environmental leaders by providing education and access to information. OurEarth.org combines a novel combination of grassroots activism, education, and internet technology to achieve its goals. At the heart of the organization is the OurEarth.org website which is a community-driven portal for environmental programs, activities, and resources.
Slow Food Orlando was established as a 501 (c) 3 Non-Profit organization in February 2007 and has an ongoing commitment to support the philosophy of the Slow Food Movement. Further, Orlando members support the health and wellness of our community and the support of our local food source. We feel passionate about ensuring the synergy among local growers, artisans, restaurants, distributors and consumers. At the forefront of our local movement is EAT- Education, Access, and Transformation of our community at large. We look forward to developing our EAT program as the foundation of Slow Food Orlando commitment!
Resources for Eco-Conscious, Natural-Minded Families in the Orlando Area (green living, organic foods, holistic health, instinctive parenting, and more)
Scooters can be a fun affordable way for someone to get around. 75-100 MPG
TerraCycle's goal is to help eliminate the idea of waste. They do this by creating collection and solution programs for all kinds of typically non-recyclable waste. In essence turning the non-recyclable recyclable.
350.org is building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis. Their online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions are led from the bottom up by thousands of volunteer organizers in over 188 countries.
350 means climate safety. To preserve our planet, scientists tell us we must reduce the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere from its current level of 392 parts per million to below 350 ppm. But 350 is more than a number—it's a symbol of where we need to head as a planet.
Apopka Farmworkers Association
This organizational philosophy rests in challenging systems which keep farmworkers and the rural poor in situations of poverty, exploitation, and powerlessness. They believe in the collective power of their membership and will continue to build a strong, unified force that gives power to these disenfranchised populations. They welcome you to join the struggle for better living and working conditions, for equity and justice for farmworker families and communities. Farmworkers are the backbone of our food system. Next time you sit down to eat, remember to Thank a Farmworker.