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Summer Time

Blog: Sampson Family Farm   -   Wednesday July 02, 2014   -   By Janet

This Florida sun has been hot, hot, hot on our mama cows and they love to spend most of the day in the ponds looking like hippos! The 2013 harvest year was very successful and we already have deposits on the 2014 upcoming group. We are grateful for our...

Talking to Miami-Dade County about Chickens and Be...

Blog: The Tattooed Homestead   -   Wednesday September 25, 2013   -   By TattooedBeekeep

Trying to Get Answers We have heard a lot of hearsay and rumors about keeping Chickens and Bees in Miami-Dade County and no one seems to know the full story including Miami-Dade County Employees. Help us, by signing the Petition...

The State of Affairs

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Tuesday September 24, 2013   -   By Marcie

We're poised for battle here! Two weeks ago Miami-Dade county knocked on my door with a warning that told us we had a five hive maximum for our zoning and needed to get rid of the balance of our bees. I was stunned! We're state registered beekeepers, and I...

Page Oranges are Back for 2012-13 with FREE SHIPPI...

Blog: The Orange Shop   -   Friday November 02, 2012   -   By Pete

Welcome to The Orange Shop's 2012-13 season.  We've started picking this year's crop for the Store on US 301 in Citra, Florida, and we're squeezing THE best Fresh Orange Juice you've ever tasted.  If you get down our way, be sure to stop by -- it's...

Mangos In Paradise, LLC 2012 Season is wonderful,...

Blog: Mangos In Paradise, LLC   -   Friday July 20, 2012   -   By Libby

Tropical storm Debby, has certainly kept us busy but all is well with our orchard. Our mangoes are just beautiful and we are harvesting nearly daily. The winds from the storm had the mangoes "dancing" on their panicles! This years harvest has...

Hitting the Bottle!

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Thursday July 12, 2012   -   By Marcie

It's that time again! Steve came back from the Florida Keys with my favorite honey of the year. We call it "Butterbee Pancake Honey" because it flows so easily. I think many honeys are too thick for pancakes, but this one really is perfect. I don't...

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Mangos are ready for shipping!

Blog: Mangos In Paradise, LLC   -   Monday June 11, 2012   -   By Libby

Yes, it that time of year when the delicious Pine Island, Floridia mangos are ready for harvesting and shipping . We are so happy that our Glenn variety of mangos are just perfect for harvesting and we are busy getting them packed and sent directly to your...

Key Lime, It's Sublime!

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Wednesday May 02, 2012   -   By Marcie

As I sit here at the computer, just outside my window is a hungry blue jay, wondering why my bird feeder is empty and soggy. We just finished a record breaking five days of rain, which rarely happens in our locale except maybe in August as a tropical storm....

"BEST "Growing Herbs in the Tropical S.Florida Cli...

Blog: Alternative Community Farmer/WPB.FL   -   Tuesday May 01, 2012   -   By Tony

What are the herbs that grow best in S.Florida ? This is a popular question which a lot of my students ,who attend my organic gardening classes ,ask! The answer is waiting for you right in the garden. Trial and error is one way to find out .But...

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Pine Island Florida Mangos

Blog: Mangos In Paradise, LLC   -   Sunday March 11, 2012   -   By Libby

Florida mangos !    I am happy to report that this upcoming season of Florida mangos is looking great. The trees are flowering and the weather has been terrific here on Pine Island for a great harvest.  The Florida mangos are really...

Changes, Big Changes

Blog: Cowmomma's Cupboard   -   Tuesday February 07, 2012   -   By Cowmomma

Finally, I find myself ready to tackle trying to get our status updated on all the web sites having to do with the ranch.  Regretfully, the 4B is no more.  Dan and I have moved, and are now living in Florida, in town.  All our lovely critters...

Welcome to The Orange Shop's 75th Year!

Blog: The Orange Shop   -   Sunday November 27, 2011   -   By Pete

The 2011-12 season marks The Orange Shop's 75th season of shipping premium quality Florida Citrus.  We're coming off of a record-breaking season for us -- last year we shipped the most packages in our history -- and we're looking forward to even more...

Rain, Rain Go Away!

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Thursday November 03, 2011   -   By Marcie

What's going on around here? Usually October signals the end of our rainy season, with a happy conclusion to Hurricane Season at the end of November. But the last couple of weeks have been marked by unseasonable rains. Here's why we care: When it rains, it...

Farmers Markets Need Local Farmers

Blog: Freedom To Grow Our Own Food   -   Sunday September 04, 2011   -   By Jason

Jason “Pepe” owner of locally based Pepe’s Plants is a man on a mission. He wants more people to start planting and harvesting sub tropical fruit and growing herbs and vegetables.   "Pepe" wants people to know that growing fruit trees is not...

Piranhas with Wings

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Tuesday July 26, 2011   -   By Marcie

We had quite an adventure here the other day. We were busily getting ready for a television crew to arrive....They wanted to do an interview and shoot some footage of the bees in action. So of course, I wanted everything to be perfect. Because we often have...

Life's Work

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Friday June 24, 2011   -   By Marcie

Did you know that in her entire lifetime, working day and night and never sleeping, an individual honeybee makes about 1/12th of a teaspoon of honey?

Buckle Your Seatbelt

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Thursday June 23, 2011   -   By Marcie

It takes 55,000 miles of flying to produce ONE POUND of honey! Wish I could cash in on those frequent flyer miles!!

Another Component of Colony Collapse Disorder........

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Friday January 21, 2011   -   By Marcie

There are many theories circulating regarding Colony Collapse Disorder. When Steve and I were talking the other day, the subject came up again. WHY are millions of bees missing in action?  Pesticide use is often cited as a primary cause. Bees are...

The First Honeyflow of the Year! Tropical Wildflow...

Blog: What's the Buzz?   -   Thursday January 20, 2011   -   By Marcie

We just harvested our first honeyflow for 2011. And a Happy New Year it is....60 lbs. of TROPICAL WILDFLOWER honey. It's delicious! All of our honey is RAW....comes out of the hive and into the honey jar....the only "processing" is to strain out the...

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