Monthly Archives: April 2012
|April 28, 2012||Posted by Sarah under Cooking, Recipes|
May marks the end of our wonderful spring harvest. In honor of that, I will share a Fresh From Florida recipe every day in May! Please leave us a comment if you make the dish and tell us what you thought. Keep an eye on our “What’s In Stores” posts on Thursdays so you can […] continue reading
|April 27, 2012||Posted by Arlette under Healthy Eating, Kids|
It’s almost here! Florida Agriculture Literacy Day is Tuesday, May 1, 2012. To get you ready for the event, here are sample pages from the newest Florida Agriculture Literacy Day book, entitled “Healthy Florida Farms”. Everyone loves the fresh food grown by farmers, raised by ranchers and caught by fisherman but not everybody knows which […] continue reading
|April 27, 2012||Posted by Kim under Cooking, Healthy Eating, Produce|
April 28th is National Zucchini Bread Day and, always looking for a reason to celebrate, I decided to bake a loaf to share. In my search for just the right recipe I came across one on www.Food.com that intrigued me with its use of Splenda and claim of low-fat, low-sugar and low calories “without sacrificing […] continue reading
|April 26, 2012||Posted by Kristopher under Agriculture, FAPC, Healthy Eating, In Stores, Produce|
New deals for Fresh From Florida fruits and vegetables are now available in your local grocery store! Albertson’s Cucumbers $0.25 each Green Peppers $0.25 each Eggplant 2/$3 Grape Tomatoes 2/$3 Bravo Boniato $0.49/lb Oranges 5/$1 Plum Tomatoes $0.69/lb Harvey’s Bell Peppers 2/$1.49 Cucumbers 2/$1.49 Grape Tomatoes 2/$5 Green Beans $1.49/lb Red Potatoes $3.49/5 lb bag […] continue reading
|April 26, 2012||Posted by Arlette under Advertising, Kids|
Have you seen any of these ads in some of our agriculture industry trade magazines. They are part of a campaign designed to remind you that the sale of the “Ag Tag” brings agriculture education activities to thousands of Florida students every year. We all know that specialty tags are a little more expensive than […] continue reading
|April 25, 2012||Posted by Nicole under Healthy Eating, Seafood|
At Florida seafood restaurants, grouper is always on the menu. Though supply peaks in the warm months, from April to October, it’s available all year round. And that’s a good thing, because grouper is one of Florida’s most popular fish. The flavor is so mild and subtle, it appeals to just about everybody. Consumers do […] continue reading
|April 24, 2012||Posted by Tom under Farms, Wine|
San Sebastian Winery Founded in 1996 is located at 157 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida in one of Henry Flagler’s old East Coast Railway buildings located just a few blocks from historic downtown. According to historians, this area is the birthplace of American wine, dating back to 1562. Today, San Sebastian ranks as one of […] continue reading
San Sebastian Winery
Founded in 1996 is located at 157 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida in one of Henry Flagler’s old East Coast Railway buildings located just a few blocks from historic downtown. According to historians, this area is the birthplace of American wine, dating back to 1562.
Today, San Sebastian ranks as one of Florida’s premium wineries, and remains a pioneer in the development of many wines from hybrid and muscadine grapes. Vintage-dated varietals from hybrids such as Stover and Blanc Du Bois are produced and marketed along with blended and sparkling wines from native Muscadine grapes
- Featured Wine: Reserva, a dry white wine made from several of Florida’s Hybrid Bunch grapes.
- 157 King Street
- St. Augustine, Florida 32084
- Tel (904) 826-1594
Tangled Oaks Vineyard & Winery
Located in the quiet little town of Grandin, Florida, the winery is owned and operated by the DaCasto family, who have been growing grapes and making wine in Calosso d’Asti, Italy for well over 100 years. Now, the tradition continues in America. Every bottle represents the family’s pride in producing high quality wine.
- Featured Wine: Spring Blush, a slightly sweetened wine made from Muscadine grapes.
- 1317 SR 100
- Grandin, FL 32138
Log Cabin Farm & Vineyards & Winery
Nestled in Putnam County, just minutes from the historic St. Johns River. Established over fifty years ago, Log Cabin Farm’s agricultural roots began in citrus and poultry farming. Today, the property continues its agricultural tradition with muscadine vineyards. Our muscadine varieties include Noble and Carlos and we are also growing the Florida bunch grape, Blanc Du Bois.
- Featured Wine: River White, made of 100% Carlos grapes.
- 376 County Road 309
- Satsuma, Florida 32189
Dakotah Winery & Vineyards
Our first vineyard was planted in 1985. The original vineyard had a mix of both fresh fruit muscadines and wine muscadines. Over the years we have fazed out the fresh fruit and replaced them with only the carlos (white) and noble (red) varieties. Currently our main vineyard is 20 acres in size and located just a couple miles north of the winery in Fanning Springs. The harvest of our muscadines takes place in august with the fermentation complete by Christmas.
- Featured Wine: Noble, made from sweet red muscadine grapes.
- 14365 NW Highway 19
- Chiefland, FL 32626