Environmental

Sustainability at Home: Creating an Eco-Home

Posted September 22, 2021 | By ale_bellot

Digital Education Programming Presented by the
Center for Health & Wellbeing

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In this program, horticulturalist and Fleet Farming Program Manager Caroline Chomanics shares the basics of creating the ultimate eco-home like reducing energy costs, improving water conservation, creating closed loop systems, and much more.

This program is presented by Caroline Chomanics and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Program Presenter

Caroline Chomanics is a passionate horticulturalist in the Central Florida community having earned her degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology from Valencia College and has earned her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism from Rollins College. She developed her horticultural skills while living for four years at Nehrling Gardens, a historic botanical garden in Gotha, Florida. Since 2015, Chomanics has been program manager to Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms. She also acts as chief administrative officer to IDEAS For Us, which develops, funds, and scales environmental action projects in the focus areas of energy, water, food, waste, and ecology. When she is not farming, Chomanics is honored to be the gardening teacher at Inspiring Minds Day School, teaching children about the wonders of the natural world.