Marcy Freeman

A healthy dose of Mother Earth

by Ed Reinmuth, of Volunteer Sarasota County Sitting in the shade overlooking her favorite place in all of Sarasota 80-year-old Marcia Freeman patiently recounts how she got from "there" to "here" with the help of broccoli, cauliflower, radishes, beets and...

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The Friends are busy! Check out what our Chapters are up to

  "The main goal of the  Friends of Sarasota County Parks  is to bring participants and volunteers into the parks." That's our Mission Statement in a nutshell. Fact is, the Friends consistently log over 1,000 volunteer hours each month. No...

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Solar well for community gardens thanks to the Friends

Kudos to FOSCP Board Members Russell Johnson, Terry Redman and Marcello Paolini! In Fall 2013, Sarasota County was awarded a grant through the Gulf Coast Community Foundation. This sustainability-based grant provided funding for the installation of a solar-powered well and...

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