New Leaf

New Leaf: Community Supported Agriculture offers breath of fresh air

By Lauren Belcher |
Photo by Josh Weaver

PHOTO CAPTION: Jeff Baptist, local farmer, and Joanna Dembek (right) assist potential customers at the Old City Farmers market. Baptist grows organic produce with the help of his community supported agriculture program.

Jeff Baptist is a real farmer, and his farm, Spring Song Organic Farm, grows certified organic fruits and vegetables. He has a Community Supported Agriculture program.

New Leaf: ‘Green Drinks’ shakes, stirs eco-mindset

By Lauren Belcher |

Lifestyle Expert Rio Simone decided that St. Augustine needed to have a social outlet for “green” people to meet and talk about their lifestyles.

A self-described “lifestyle expert,” Simone advises people about issues like nutrition, fitness and stress management for optimum performance. She brought Green Drinks International, an environmental networking group, to Café Eleven on Tuesday.