As the only farmer Georgia delegate to the
Democratic National Convention,
and the only delegate from Lowndes County and one of the few from rural Georgia,
is off to the
Democratic Platform Committee meeting in Orlando today and tomorrow,
Friday July 8th and Saturday July 9th 2016.
Remember: No Farms, No Food.
She already knows a bit more about the process than Jimmy Stewart in
1939’s Mr. Smith goes to Washington.
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Layered gardens as ecosystems that have persistent community and environmental benefits: permaculture.
Description: We will be discussing how permaculture practices with
an emphasis on land stewardship and building communities.
Who should attend: Anyone interested in community gardens,
permaculture, and environmental philosophy.
“Benjamin Vieth has a BA in Continue reading
Meanwhile, four hours to the south,
Central Florida Commuter Rail Sunrail
has received planning commission approval to start a commuter rail line centered on Orlando:
Existing CSXT railroad tracks are utilized for the planned route. CRT trains consist of 1-3 cars and can carry up to 218 passengers. Maximum operating speed is generally between 65-79 mph.
Hm, using existing CSX tracks, just like
the GS&F (now CSX) route from Hahira
through Mineola, Remerton, Valdosta, Dasher, and Lake Park.