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…meets in more than 700 cities around the world…Green Drinks Gainesville is a networking opportunity for those interested in sustainability.  JOIN US THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH at different locations in town to showcase sustainable businesses and to connect those who are engaged in creating a healthy future for our community and the planet. […]

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Green Drinks at Ti Amo Tomorrow

Wednesday (May 4): Gainesville Green Drinks meets at Ti Amo (12 SE 2nd Ave) from 6 to 8 p.m. Discuss environmental issues in Gainesville and learn about what local community and business leaders are doing to help the environment. Every first Wednesday of the month. Free.

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Thursday (April 9): Dr. Jared Diamond, a professor of geography at UCLA and a Pulitzer Prize winner, will discuss his new book, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. In “Collapse”, Diamond argues that environmental problems often cause ancient and modern societies — from the Vikings in Greenland to Rwanda — to fall apart. […]

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Tomorrow (April 1): The Downtown Farmers Market sells organic, farm-grown food, body care, crafts and household supplies for cheap in a great atmosphere. Stick around until the end for discounts from sellers trying to get rid of what they brought — I once got a huge jar of delicious, organic salsa for $1. Every Wednesday […]

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Horticulture expert Wendy Wilber is holding a series of spring gardening classes through the Alachua County Extension Office. Learn how to grow your own veggies in “Vegetable Gardening Basics” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 10 at the Newberry Branch Library. In other classes, learn how to grow your own fruit and attract caterpillars and butterflies […]

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