Education Impact

We've educated 2000 people in Manatee and Sarasota County since 2019 alone! 

2020

June 2020 - 116 people

6/16/20 - Sarasota Bay Estuary Program Facebook Live - 86 viewers

6/9/20 - Florida International University Webinar - 30 viewers

April 2020 - 50 people

4/28/20 - WSLR - Conversation on Community & Climate - 20 viewers

4/28/2020 - Florida International University Webinar - 30 viewers

March 2020 - (COVID-19) 

February 2020 - 12 people

2/24/20 - Mote Marine Presentation - Wasted Food and the Environment - 12 participants

January 2020 - 235 people

1/25/20 - Mangrove School Mermaid Faire - 100+ families participate in zero-waste event booth

1/21/20 -Mangrove School youth education - 25 youth educated

1/20/20 - Manatee Square Garden MLK Day event - 15 adults/children

1/20/20 - Turner AMW Chapel MLK Day community education event - 25 adults

1/18/20 - Creating your own community of composters class - 5 adults

1/16/20 - Desoto Acres Neighborhood Association - 20 adults

1/15/20 - The Center AMI - Community Educ. class - 6 adults

1/14/20 - STEM Night Anna Maria Island Elementary - 30 adults/children

1/10/20 - Condo Assoc. member Educ. presentation - 1 member

1/7/20 - Palma Sola Botanical Gardens Board of Directors - Educ. presentation - 8 member

2019

December 2019 - 91 people

12/12/19 - Museum of Consciousness - 250 ppl Zero Waste Event - 20 cater staff educate & participate 

12/10/19 - The Center AMI - Youth class - 12 youth educated

12/9/19 - Visible Men Academy - Hands-on youth education - 3 youth

12/5/19 -  Mote Marine -Hands-on adult education - 4 staff

12/4/19 - East Bradenton church - outreach & education event - 10 adults reached

12/4/19 - Manatee Health Department staff - Hands-on education class - 30 adults

12/2/19 - New College - compost talk for college youth at campus compost event - 12 youth reached

November 2019 - 155 people

11/22/19 - Longboat Key program possibility consult - 1 adult

11/20/19 - Venice Home school - Hands-on education class - 20 youth reached, 10 adults

11/20/19 - Manasota Food Action Council - Overview of community composting at Square Garden - 20 adults

11/19/19 - Environmental Discussion Group of Manatee - 15 adults educated

11/12/19 - Anna Maria Island Elementary School - Hands-on compost education in the garden - 40 youth 

11/2/19 - Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast - Wild About Nature Fest - 50 people educated/outreach

 

October  2019 - 204 people

10/30/19 - Florida House - Composting and Community Class - How to community compost - 20 adults

10/29/19 - Transition Sarasota Speakers Panel - "Wasted Food" - 50 adults reached

10/28/19 - Health Department of Manatee - Community composting class - 3 adults reached

10/24/19 - Transition Sarasota/ Sunshine Community Compost bike tour of compost sites - 10 adults

10/17/19 - Transition Sarasota Eat Local Week Keynote on "wasted food" - 90 adults reached

10/3/19 - Ringling College of Art and Design - Hands-on compost class for college youth -15 students

10/2/19 - Manatee Library - How to compost class - 5 adults

10/2/19 - Cityside Apartments - Outreach to staff regarding the composting program - 1 staff

10/1/19 - WSLR Radio show about Eat Local Week and wasted food -10+ adults

September 2019 - 40 people

9/6/19 -Visible Men Academy Composting Class for 4th and 5th grade - 40 youth educated

 

August 2019 - 41 people

8/30/19 - Ringling College Youth outreach event - 40 students educated and reached

8/27/19 - Community member meeting on how to start a community compost program - 1 adult

 

July 2019 - 8 people

7/24/19 - Multicultural Health Education Newtown - Environmental Justice program - teens - 4 youth

7/24/19 - Artisan Cheese - education and program discussion - 3 adults, 1 youth

 

June 2019 - 161 people

6/28/19 - Arlington Park youth summer camp - hands-on education - 60 youth, 5 adults

6/28/19 - Gillespie Park youth - hands-on education & sifting instruction - 4 youth, 2 adults

6/17/19 - Holistic Chamber of Commerce Speaking engagement - 40 adults

6/15/19 - Sarasota Bay Estuary Program Seagrass Survey Zero Waste Initiative -75 youth/adults reached 

6/10/19 - A WMNF radio show on soil regeneration - 20+ reached

6/8/19 - Mote Marine World Oceans Day compost education booth - 30 youth-adult reached

May 2019 - 260 people

5/28/19 - Venice community compost demonstration site consultation - 5 adults

5/20/19 - Venice Island Village Montessori Hands-on youth class - 30 elementary school youth

5/16/19 - Pine Ave Art Gallery Zero Waste Event - 8 youth/adult reached

5/11/19 - Compost-A-Thon 2019 - 175 - youth & adults educated about composting

5/1/19 - Sarasota Downtown Condo Association Mtg -20 adults educated

April 2019 - 252

4/9/19 - Bayou Oaks Neighborhood Meeting - Refresher about program - 20 residents

4/11/19 - ALSO composting class - 6 youth educated

4/15/19 - Village of the Arts - 10 residents educated

4/17/19 - The Center AMI education class - 6 adults educated

4/18/19 - Florida House USF student composting training - 20 students educated

4/22/19 - Earth Day event at 5 Points Park - 50 residents educated and engaged

4/26/19 - Anna Maria Island Morning Show - education about school's composting program - 100 students educated

4/27/19 - Sea Grass Survey Zero Waste outreach and action event - 40 residents educated

March 2019  - 217

3/15/19 - Zero Waste Outreach & Action event for Mote Marine - +150 participants reached at stations

3/18/19 - Outreach event with Orchid Oaks Condo Association - 12 residents

3/25/19 - Compost program for Indigo Circle Preschool - 15 students

3/26/19 - Compost program for Indigo Circle Preschool - 15 students

3/28/19 - Condo on the Bay - 15 residents

3/28/19 - Gillespie Park Neighborhood Association program refresher - 10 residents

February 2019 - 43

2/12/19 - Anna Maria Island Elementary School - 40 youth educated

2/23/19 - Mote Marine Staff Consultation - 3 staff educated

 

January 2019 

© 2017 All photos by Tracie Troxler 

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