West Central Florida Land Use Oral History Project
Bill Mansfield; University of South Florida Libraries -- Florida Studies Center.|Oral History Program; University of South Florida -- Tampa Library
University of South Florida Libraries
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.
Organic farming, Land use, Rural, Florida, Hillsborough County
1 sound file ( 55 min.) : digital, MP3 file + ;
Organic farming; Land use, Rural
Florida; Hillsborough County
Oral history; Online audio; interview
University of South Florida
Martinez, Rick, "Rick Martinez" (2007). West Central Florida Land Use Oral History Project. 3.