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Back to the Future

Rising home prices in downtown Pensacola are great for investors, but the result can be gentrification, decreased diversity and suburban sprawl. One solution is backyard homes known as accessory dwelling units (ADUs).

Pensacola Sprouts

This isn’t your typical garden. Sure, From the Ground Up Community Garden houses plants, but it also educates the public from grade school to adulthood, gives back to the community and offers entertainment under the stars with a unique and beautiful backdrop.

The Willy Wonka of Edible Landscapes

As the fictional Willy Wonka stated, “Everything in this room is edible.” For Cal Chester, everything in his yard is edible.

Hangout Music Fest KEEPS IT GREEN

In the planning of the annual Hangout Music Festival, taking place from May 15 to 17 in Gulf Shores, organizers are committed to making sustainable choices whenever possible in hopes of positively influencing the health of the planet and the local economy.


Van Mac, founder of Earth’s Choice Pest Solutions, believes in a greener, safer, and more logical approach to pest management that utilizes his more than 14 years of experience and knowledge.

Safer Paints Bear Peace of Mind

Exposure to VOC in paint can trigger asthma stacks, eye irritation and dizziness and other symptoms, and studies indicate long-term exposure to VOC may be linked to cancer.

Florida’s Solar Power at a Crossroad

I​nitiatives are underway to make solar powered electricity competitive with traditional sources of electricity by the end of the decade.

A New Solution to Indoor Allergies

The Everclean Green air filter, developed by eGreen technologies and marketed locally by Emerald Air Services, protects homes by reducing energy use and indoor pollution.


T​hrough the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, Walton County is leading the Panhandle in securing convenient, affordable financing opportunities for residential, multi-family, commercial and industrial property owners to fund improvements that reduce energy consumption, create renewable energy on-site or strengthen the property against windborne damage.

Unearthing Cheaper AC and Heat

Dating back to the times of ancient Chinese empires, cultures across the globe have capitalized on the knowledge of the Earth’s ability to provide and store heat.