Saturday, August 7, 2010

My South Florida Small Farms List as of August 2010, Updated 2014

My knowledge of South Florida farms is ever growing.
Here's my list:
1.  Bluefield Certified Organic Farm, Okeechobee (Certified Organic) *NOW CLOSED*
2.  Worden Farm, Punta Gorda, (Certified Organic, CSA, farmers markets sales, sells vegetables, berries and edible flowers)
3.  Dakin Dairy Farms, Myakka City, Manatee County (Grass-Fed Dairy farm, sustainable agriculture practices, sells pasteurized milk and cream)
4.  Sea Breeze Organic Farm, Ft. Pierce (Certified Organic, no website, sells at farmers markets, 772-489-7905)
5.  D&D Farms, Palm City (Conventional, CSA, u-pick-it, sells at farmers markets) *NOW CLOSED*
6.  Verticle Horizon, Hobe Sound (Hydroponic, sells at Ft. Pierce & Stuart farmers market, sells vegetables and berries)*
7.  Erickson Farm Inc, Canal Point (Conventional, organic growing practices, CSA, sells mangoes and tropical fruit)*
8.  Swank Specialty Produce, Loxahatchee (Hydroponic, Organic growing practices, CSA, sells fruit, vegetables, edible flowers, preserves)*
9.  Kenari Groves General, Inc, Loxahatchee (Merchant Circle website; Conventional Farm, no pesticides, sells tropical fruit)
10.  Farmhouse Tomatoes, Inc, Lake Worth (Greenhouse, sells at West Palm Beach & Palm Beach Gardens Green Market, sells heirloom tomatoes)*
11.  Bedner's Farm Fresh Market, Boynton Beach (Conventional, organic growing practices, on-site sales of veg, fruit, Florida meat...etc.)*
12.  Green Cay Produce, Boynton Beach (Conventional, sustainable agriculture practices, CSA, sells berries and vegetables)
13.  Pero Family Farms, Boynton Beach (Conventional, sustainable agriculture practices, sells bell peppers to Publix and other grocery stores)*
14.  Capella Triple C. Groves, Delray Beach (Hydroponic, organic growing practices, u-pick-it, on-site store) *NOW CLOSED*
15.  The Girls Strawberry U-Pick-It, Delray Beach (Hydroponic, u-pick-it, on-site store, sells berries, tropical fruit and vegetables)*
16. Kai Kai Farm, Indiantown (Organic growing practices, CSA, West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Garden green market sales, sells vegetables, berries, herbs, and mushrooms).*

Central Florida Farm selection
1.   Uncle Matt's, Clermont (Certified Organic orange juice, sells to most groceries)

*Updated July 2014

1 comment:

  1. Capella Triple C. Groves is no longer in business and Kenari Groves General Inc is changing ownership.