OSFR booth at Coalition for Peace and Justice Earth Day event, Hampton, FL. President Mike waves from table and Mermaid Nikki entertains the children, who are always attracted to her.  OSFR treasurer and membership director Cindy Noel is nearby out of the picture.



The beautiful grounds of the Peace and Justice Center offer a bucolic setting for the many vendors which where tied to the environment and sustainability.


Kirk Moss of High Springs is a traditional woodworker who uses no power tools. His wife Marion is an active volunteer with OSFR.


Local band “The Vowels” from Gainesville entertains the appreciative crowd.


OSFR volunteer Liz Byrd and board member Patty Street doing business.


Kate Ellison volunteering at a table. Kate is a strong advocate for many environmental issues and is also active in the Democratic party.



Newly minted Ph.D. Vickie Machado with her mother Barbara. Vickie was formerly a key worker in Food & Water Watch in Gainesville and will continue to work in the field of environmental advocacy.

This event was organized by OSFR board member Kristin Rubin.  Our thanks to all our great volunteers w

Comments by OSFR historian Jim Tatum.
– A river is like a life: once taken,
it cannot be brought back © Jim Tatum


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