Education Impact

We've reached over 2766 people through our education
programs in Manatee and Sarasota County since 2019 alone! 

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2021: 566 people reached

July 2021

June 2021- 26 people

6/30/2021 - Consultation with 7th grade science teacher St. Stephen's Episcopal School

6/22/2021 - Youth summer program related to growing and composting - 25 youth

6/1/21 - Home compost consultation - 1 participant

May 2021- 344 people

5/25/2021 - Out-of-Door Academy parent consultation/ training - 2 participants

5/6/2021 Hands-on composting in practice - 3 participants

5/5/2021 - Solution-Oriented Composting - 35 views

5/4/2021 - Creative and Community Engaged Solutions to Wasted Food & Recovery - 75 views

5/3/21 - Growing The Future - Youth Composting/Gardening and Nature Education Programs - 229 viewers

April 2021- 113 people

4/28/2021 - Florida Marine Science Educators Conference presentation - 12 participants

4/27/2021 - Center AMI youth composting presentation - 15 youth, 2 adults

4/24/2021 - Sarasota Farmers Market - Outreach event - 20 participants

4/22/2021 - MHI Composting seminar - Oneco - 5 participants

4/21/2021 - IMG Academy Green Week Compost Presentation - 20 high school participants

4/14/2021 - Village of the Arts, Bradenton - Compost education class - 7 participants

4/10/2021 - Science Saturday at Sarasota Farmers Market - 20 people educated

4/9/2021 - Mote Marine compost bin installation - 4 volunteer participants

4/8/21 - Composting training - Florida House/ Southface Institute - 10 participants

March 2021- 10 people

3/3/21 - Composting program training & orientation - CitySide - 4 participants

3/1/21 - Composting program training & orientation - CitySide - 6 participants

February 2021- 38 people

2/16/2021 - Reducing Wasted Food -Mote Marine staff training - 6 participants

2/12/2021 - ICAW event training team presentation - 25 people

2/9/2021 - Educators Training for Mote Marine staff - 7 participants

January 2021- 25 people

1/27/21 - Composting and Wasted Food Reduction Class - Mote Marine - 10 participants

1/19/21 - The Haven preschool class presentation 12 participants 

1/14/21 - Composting & Wasted Food Reduction Class - 3 participants

2020: 600 people reached

December 2020 - 20 people

12/1/20 - Compost Clinic - 1 participant (Brooklyn)

12/3/20 - The Haven Staff program design training - 4 participants

12/8/20 - CitySide Apartment Community Training - 12 participants

12/10/20 - Composting and Wasted Food Reduction Class - 3 participants (Florida)

November 2020 - 4 people

11/10/20 - Compost Clinic - 1 participants (North Carolina)

11/12/20 - Composting and Wasted Food Reduction Class -3 participants (from US & Canada)

October 2020 -  157 people

10/2/2020 - Girls Inc Youth Compost Training - 20 youth

10/6/20 - Compost Clinic - 3 participants

10/12/20 - The Haven Staff Training for composting program - 38 participants

10/15/20 - Composting and Wasted Food Reduction Class - 3 participants (from Aus., UK, Los Angeles)

10/28/20 - Florida International/ North Miami Composting Program - 8 participants

10/28/20 - Visible Men Academy composting classes for youth - 40 youth educated

10/28/20 - Ringling/New College composting class - 5 participants

10/29/20 - Sustainable Communities Event - Waste to Resource presentation - 30 viewers 

September 2020 - 6 people

9/1/20 - Compost Clinic - 1 participant (from France)

9/10/20 - Composting & Wasted Food Reduction Class - 3 participants

9/11/20 - Ringling Volunteer Fair - 2 participants

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

4/28/20 - Florida International University Webinar - 30 viewers

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: 1472 people reached

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