Sustainable Living

Monday: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sustainable Living Podcast

Join Anni Ellis and Tanja Vidovic for the Sustainable Living show, here on your community supported radio station, WMNF Tampa. On Sustainable Living, they bring you conversations with local experts on sustainable topics.

Join them every Monday morning at 11 in their talks about alternative energy sources, organic gardening, farming and everything in between. Together we will make a difference. Remember if you are looking for someone to save the world, look in a mirror.


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Hosted by
Tanja Vidovic

Tanja Vidovic has been volunteering with WMNF since 2017.

Tanja currently spends her time living off grid with her family gardening and making art after retirement from local fire department spending her entire career advocating for women's rights and equality in the Dept.

Tanja started local gardening group Tampa Gardening Swap in 2012. She received recognition and commendation from Tampa City Council after spearheading and planting community orchards in 7 public parks in 2014

Tanja also created the Safety Harbor Art Walk to help connect local businesses and local artists.

Tanja is also an environmental advocate speaking out and working with the City of Safety Harbor and Pinellas County to stop spraying Round- up in the parks. Tanja often went before Safety Harbor Commission to negotiate the preservation of grandfather oaks when developing land which was eventually negotiated into policy.

Tanja believes in connection community and values WMNF as a part of the core community that works as a glue to bond Tampa's residents.

Hosted by
Anni Ellis

Anni Ellis has been a gardener for 50 years. She started reducing waste 40 and recycling nearly 35 years ago. She has lived and traveled internationally building gardens everywhere along the way. She has been an artist all her life and educated in fine art. These interested were parlayed together 25 years ago into a garden design/ exterior architecture business. She is the owner/ operator of Anni Ellis Garden Design Inc. and encourages sustainable practices for all her clients and associates.
She has lived in her nearly 100 year old Mediterranean home for 25 years and exclusively grows organically. Composting is on site and gardens grow using no chemical fertilizers,pesticides, herbicides nor fungicides. Anni also won the 2020 Waterwise award for Hillsborough County
Nearly all her property holds fruit trees, perennial and annual vegetables filled in with native plants for pollination. The area is also a certified wildlife habitat.
She is past president of the garden club, Rose Circle. Also she continues to work on keeping garden tours and teaching opportunities alive, in person, online and various medias.
“ Being passionate about the environment lifts us all up to a greater good”

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