Title

Rick Martinez

Interviewee

Rick Martinez

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Interviewer

Bill Mansfield

Publisher

University of South Florida -- Tampa Library

Date

2007-07-12

Publication Date

1-15-2007

Abstract

Rick Martinez, head of the Sweetwater Organic Community Farm, talks about his experiences in organic farming. He discusses land development in Tampa, the affordability of land, problems with neighbors, Greenbelt exemptions, the food market, community farm outreach, the subscription model for farming, and farming education. He also discusses the community fallout over the spraying for Mediterranean fruit flies in the Tampa area.

Keywords

Organic farming, Land use, Rural, Florida, Hillsborough County

Description

1 sound file ( 55 min.) : digital, MPEG4 file + ;

Subject: topical

Organic farming; Land use, Rural

Subject: geographic

Florida; Hillsborough County

Language

English

Type

Sound

Genre

Oral history; Online audio; interview

Format

mp3

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Disciplines

History | Oral History | Other History

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