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In The Arena

Jun 25, 2019

Chris Castro is full of big ideas, and he’s ready to shake up how local governments do business. Castro’s love for the environment grew on his parent’s palm tree farm in Miami. Now, he combines that passion with innovation as Orlando’s Director of Sustainability.

His project includes the city’s Fleet Farming program, which provides nutrition to food insecure communities by turning front yards into small farms. But Castro has another ambitious effort underway: making Orlando carbon-free by the year 2050.

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