Working Together to Make a Better, Cleaner, Greener Community
for Today and Generations to Come

GIVING TUESDAY 2020 - Dec. 2, 2020
If you’ve ever wondered about how today’s youth will transform into future leaders, here’s hoping they will display the same degree of compassion, generosity, and foresight as six year-old Olivia Ingram. As part of a family tradition, Olivia makes a donation on her birthday each year to a local non-profit organization so that she will always be mindful that it is a blessing to give as well as receive. When her parents built a new home earlier this year, Olivia was concerned about animals being displaced from their homes as a result of trees being removed. Using proceeds from her lemonade stand, she donated $500 to Sustainable Tallahassee to address this issue.

While Sustainable Tallahassee has led tree planting efforts in the past, including 100 oaks several years ago at the J.R. Alford Greenway, Olivia’s donation sparked the desire to make this a recurring event. Thus was born Olivia’s Tree Fund. This year we raised $1,000 that will be used to match donations to this fund. Its focus will be on tree planting, habitat restoration, and similar beautification projects in the Tallahassee area.


Since its founding over a decade ago, Sustainable Tallahassee has been a leading voice for progress in our community. As we look ahead to a vastly different world, Sustainable Tallahassee’s Board of Directors has crafted new and powerful mission and vision statements that will guide our organization into the future. Learn more about our new mission and vision from President Mike Mitchell’s announcement letter.

Dear Friends,
This summer, the Board of Directors embarked upon a focused effort to develop an Action Plan to increase our organizational capacity and better position Sustainable Tallahassee to address the many challenges of a post-COVID world. This plan is designed to modernize our infrastructure, broaden accessibility and participation in our programs, and further increase our capacity for direct community service.

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Sustainable Tallahassee accelerates the community’s transition to environmental, economic, and social sustainability.


To be an organization that empowers all citizens to participate in creating a world-class sustainable community to meet the needs of present and future generations. We do this by providing educational resources, fostering community networks, and demonstrating equitable and inclusive practices. 

Do you need face masks?

We have fabric face masks available, at no charge, while supplies last.

Simply visit our weekly masks supply operation each Thursday at Faith Presbyterian Church any time from 11am-1pm, in the parking lot next to the Church Office, 2200 North Meridian Street. Enter from the driveway on John Knox.

If you need 25 masks or more, please supply your order via email or by making a request at  We will then let you know when they are ready at our weekly pickup at Faith Presbyterian Church, 2200 N. Meridian Rd.

Need delivery?  If it is a hardship for you to pick up your masks at our weekly pickup, contact

Our Rags2Bags Team is Making Face Masks
& You Can Help!

Our Rags2Bags team is pivoting temporarily from making reusable shopping bags to making fabric face masks. 


Here's how you can make face masks while socially distancing in your own home: 
  1. You can access the pattern & directions HERE.
  2. Or, you can drop by and pick up a kit all ready to make.
  3. Then simply drop off your completed masks.

If you have used T-shirts, they are needed to make liners for Face Masks.  The T-shirt fabric should be freshly washed and cut into 6" x 9" rectangles and batched into sets of ten. Omit any fabric that has printing on it. 

The pick-up / drop-off time and place is:
Every Thursday from 11 am to 2 pm, at Faith Presbyterian Church, in the parking lot next to the Church Office, 2200 North Meridian Street. Enter from the driveway on John Knox.

You can drop off without needing to leave your car.  
You may also fill out this form to have our EV club pick them up  

Here are two videos that will guide you through the mask making process, created by Pam Doffek and Mike Mitchell:

We will distribute to the agencies who have made requests for thousands of masks, and we'll continue as long as this need exists!

    Please Donate Here to Support Our Mask Making Efforts

    Click to learn about our focus on local foods!
    . . . and other days of the week! Reduces CO2 and improves health!
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    Your Investment
    in our Community's Sustainability
    Find out here!

    What makes Sustainable Tallahassee unique?

    We're social distancing, but staying connected!

    We're here and we're open - just virtually!  All Sustainable Tallahassee meetings are being conducted virtually or as conference calls. If you are a member of one of our committees, please be on the lookout for an email from your committee chair regarding virtual/call-in information.  Need to get in touch?  Phone and email are at the bottom of this page.

    My Impact - What I Can Do >>

          At Home
          In the Office
          In the Car
          Calculate Impact

    Issues and Solutions >>

          Waste Reduction
          Food & Agriculture

          Leon County CO2 Scorecard

    Community Resources >>

          Local Government
          State Government
          Incentives & Grants
          Economic Development

    IMPORTANT NOTE:  Due to the coronavirus outbreak many organizations have cancelled events.  During this period, please check with the event host before planning to attend in-person events that are contained on our calendar, as we may not have been notified of a cancellation.

    Upcoming Sustainability Events

    Check our Calendar for more upcoming events!

    Saturdays - Tallahassee Farmers Market
    Wednesdays - Lake Ella Growers Market 
    Saturdays - Frenchtown Farmers Market 

    Order online for pickup - Red Hills Online Market 
    or others - Check Leon County's Growing Green website

    Sustainable Tallahassee is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting
    Environmental, Economic, and Social Sustainability
    in our Tallahassee regional area through
    Education and Collaboration.

    We are especially involved in the areas of
    Energy, Transportation, Water, Waste, and Local Food
    for Today and for Future Generations.

    Sustainable Tallahassee
    P.O. Box 765  Tallahassee, FL 32302
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