Flagler grows ‘greener’ with Hunger Initiative

By Caroline Young |
Photo by Matthew Boyle

PHOTO CAPTION: Chuck Riffenburg created the proposal for a Flagler College Hunger Initiative. The initiative will grow food for the hungry and homeless in St. Augustine.

Riffenburg is First Chair of Student Government Association’s Green Committee. Along with friend Joshua Currie, Riffenburg created the Flagler College Hunger Initiative. He is also an intern for CitySprout and is helping build the garden boxes in Lincolnville.

SGA fills 3 spots, approves 2 clubs

By Lauren Belcher |

In a nearly two-hour meeting on Tuesday, SGA elected the first chair of the Green Committee and introduced the second chair of Publicity and Parliamentarian. SGA also approved two new clubs.

Chuck Riffenburg won the election for first chair of the Green Committee. He ran against sophomore Kyle Jennette. Riffenburg also serves as the CitySprout Coordinator for Flagler College.

Garden crops up in Lincolnville

By Cal Colgan |
Photo by Matthew Boyle

Cash McVay is finally seeing his group’s idea come to fruition.

McVay, 39, is one of the directors of CitySprout, a local organization dedicated to promoting energy conservation by planting community gardens in St. Augustine. This August, CitySprout finished building the perimeter fence and laying the dirt for the Lincolnville Community Garden, a 900-square foot plot located at the Eddie L. Vickers Recreational Facility in Lincolnville.