WFTV Channel 9 recently featured Green Sky Growers by Valencia College, an urban aquaponic system that showcases how to grow local, fresh produce and fish. Based in Downtown Winter Garden, the state-of-the art rooftop greenhouse demonstrates production methods using fish tanks and hydroponic towers to grow rows of lettuce and herb varieties. It also serves as a living laboratory for Valencia horticulture students who are in the process of learning sustainable, alternative growing techniques.
Thursday, March 25, 2021 The Center for Global Economic and Environmental Opportunity (GEEO) of the University of Central Florida (UCF) is holding a competition for artistic creations by students on the theme of sustainable development in three categories: poetry, music and digital media. Please alert students to this opportunity. The competition is designed as part of […]
Thursday, January 14, 2021 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Faculty member Deb Hall, professor, electronics engineering technology, and program chair, energy management and controls technology, presented on recruiting and retaining women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the Building Efficiency for a Sustainable Tomorrow 2021 Annual Institute, a virtual […]