Category Archives: Sustainability

Meet the Garden Maker: Loretta Buckner, of We Grow From Here

We’re Making things indoors and out, this year, and planting the seeds of sustainability this year, with Loretta Buckner, owner and master gardener of We Grow from Here. We Grow From Here was founded as a non-profit in 2010 to … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon Welcomes Florida High Tech Corridor as 2016 Sponsor!

Stretching across 23 counties, the Florida High Tech Corridor is “a technology rich region known as much for its legacy in aerospace as it is for its growing prominence in other high tech clusters of innovation such as Modeling and … Continue reading

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Calling All Makers! Early Bird Vendor Space & Tickets Now Available!

We’re making ready for our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event! Early Bird tickets to attend the event are 30% off gate admission costs through February 15th. Gate Admission the day of the event is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors 65+ and … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: What’s New for 2016

Gulf Coast MakerCon planning is well underway for our 2016 event on April 9th at the Florida State Fairgrounds.  Now in our 3rd year as Gulf Coast MakerCon, and our 5th as Tampa Bay’s oldest Maker festival, we’ve been learning … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: USF International Solar Energy Society

Recent efforts by Floridians for Solar Choice caught our attention, and we reached out to see if we could get a solar energy display at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year.  They connected us with Dillion Stafford, a student at the University … Continue reading

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