1. Home
  2. Blog
  3. Farms & Ranches

Farms & Ranches

There are currently 209 blog entries related to this category.

After over a year of planning and construction, Sprouts Farmers Market will open its doors on Oct. 7 in Stuart, FL, it’s very first Treasure Coast location. The Phoenix-based grocery chain originally announced plans to open a store in Stuart in January 2019 and it will finally come to be next month.

Sprouts will be located in Stuart’s Martin Square Shopping Center on U.S. 1 near Indian Street, the same plaza as Staples, Home Depot and Old Time Pottery. The Stuart location is hiring 110 new team members. Residents interested can apply online at sprouts.com/careers. 

The grocery store opened 15 new locations in Florida in the past year-and-a-half with two more under construction. It has over 350 stores nationwide.  Sprouts says its stores feature a

261 Views, 0 Comments.

The Palm Beach Zoo has extended their celebration of Kids Rule the Jungle and will extend their free pricing for kids until September 4th. For each full-price adult admission, two children under the age of 13 will be admitted for free.

Palm Beach Zoo’s winding shaded pathways and refreshing Fountain Plaza splash pad make it a great place to visit during the long summer days. To the delight of the hundreds of animal residents, visitors have been safely and steadily returning to the Zoo. 

During Palm Beach County’s Phase 1 reopening, the Zoo is  limiting attendance to allow each guest 100 square feet of space to physically distance from other guests. Indoor locations remain closed during this phase and several hand sanitizer stations are available.

94 Views, 0 Comments.

The old song and dance of moving to Florida for retirement is still moving and grooving but that doesn’t mean you have to take up golf or knitting. The Sunshine State has never been more attractive for business owners to start new or bring their already accomplished Co. and Inc down south. Here are a few reasons why Florida is the haven you need for your business. 

 Tax Advantage

Florida has long been an attractive state for tax-conscious individuals and families because it doesn’t have an individual income tax. Plus, the state has garnered attention for its favorable business taxes. In 2019, the state ranked 4th on The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index, which shows how well states structure their tax systems and provide a road map

322 Views, 0 Comments.

 

 Image International Polo Club Facebook

The Village of Wellington is now known for being equestrian.  With its equestrian population and 57 miles of trails, it has exceptional facilities for riding and polo events. The village has earned the nickname of “The Winter Equestrian Capital of World”, drawing crowds to the largest horse show in the world from late January to mid-March at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. The charming town also has many parks, sports fields, recreation center, up-to-date public library and "The Wellington Green" mall.  

Did you know that Wellington, was originally the world's largest strawberry patch?  The massive strawberry patch was on land called the Flying Cow Ranch.  "Flying" because the founder

5,571 Views, 0 Comments.


Florida grown wine?
“There is a couple in Lake Worth making wines - Florida wine. That translates to a neon pink fruit in by fermenting the flowers of a tropical plant. It is guaranteed to give you a nice buzz without the threat of a nasty hangover.”

The newly opened Lake Worth, Florida based winery opened in early April 2016 naming it “Sons & Daughters Farm & Winery.”  Located west on Lantana Road and has a cozy tasting room which offers their guests a chance to sample the homemade wine from hibiscus flowers grown right from their very own organic farm. Other taps may also offer fruit Kombucha such as passion fruit, lemon and ginger.

The Organic wine has zero additives and no tannins, the homemade booze is easy to drink and less likely to make you

6,344 Views, 0 Comments.

The property located at 16133 Jupiter Farms Road in Jupiter has a lengthy past. The 150+-acre ranch is alleged to have been a hideout for crime boss Al Capone and his associates in the 1920’s. The notorious Chicago gangster built the original home in 1923.  Capone also took the name of Al Brown and lived in a tiny home in West Jupiter off Italian Farms Road (now Jupiter Farms Road).  West Jupiter and West Palatka were the moonshine capitals of the world when Capone was in Jupiter.  Capone preferred spending time in Miami, near the action and the beach.  The Chicago mob boss moved south to Miami in 1928 and acquired a beachfront home.  Capone died in South Florida in 1947.

In the 1980’s, well-known actor Burt Reynolds purchased the West Jupiter

4,374 Views, 0 Comments.

Jupiter Farms Estate Available on 10+ Acres of Land!

Jupiter Farms is a beautiful and natural suburban style community in Palm Beach County, locally known as “The Farms”, located west of the Florida’s Turnpike on Indiantown Road in Jupiter, Florida.

Many Jupiter Farms residents are magnified by the extra space between lots and the homes are generally placed on 1 to 10 acres of land. However, some land may exceed 10+ acres and be Agricultural exempt such as this Jupiter Farms Gem that is for sale at:

11406 172nd Place N, Jupiter FL 33478

Virtually Tour this Jupiter Farms Estate!

Active on the market; is featuring this 5 bedroom, 4 ½ bath ranch style two story home with 5108 sq. feet of living space. The home includes modern upgrades such as a

7,152 Views, 0 Comments.

 

Come play in the dirt and help grow Jupiter’s community garden. Get your hands dirty. Learn about the area community garden, grow your own vegetables and meet new people.   If you have a green thumb but you do not have room to grow your own organic vegetables, you can grow your own organic fruits and vegetables in a Jupiter community garden. It contains 28 plots including a children’s garden and all organic – organic fertilizer and compost, organic seeds when available, organic pesticides! 

A community garden is a piece of land gardened together by a collection of people. The purpose of the garden is to provide “fresh products and plants, as well as satisfying labor, neighborhood improvement, sense of community and connection to the environment.”

4,329 Views, 0 Comments.

 

For more than 80 years, the Okeechobee County Cattlemen’s Association has brought cowboy heritage to South Florida.  The Okeechobee Rodeo, also known as “Cow Town” Rodeo is an official stop on the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA). 

The Okeechobee Rodeo is believed to be the second longest running rodeo in the State of Florida.  The longest running rodeo is the Silver Spurs Rodeo in Kissimmee, which will hold its 136th annual event this year.  Okeechobee is just 50 miles west of Palm Beach County, one of Florida’s premiere agriculture communities.

Watch the “roughest and toughest professional bull riders and bull fighters “at Florida’s Cow Town Rodeo.  On March 12 and, March 13, 2016 in association with the Cow Town PRCA rodeo

3,680 Views, 0 Comments.


Casino Night: Roll the Dice for Dogs on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 6:30 pm benefitting Pet Haven Rescue. This fun-filled event will be hosted at the newly renovated Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club.   

“The evening will include a night of fun with celebrity dogs, celebrity guests, casino games, silent and live auctions, food, drinks and dancing. Sunny 107.9 radio personality Christie Banks will emcee the event. Sponsors include Clear Lake Animal Hospital, Palm Beach Polo Club, Pet Dental Services and Andrea Michna of Wellington.”

Pet Haven Rescue is a non-profite 501 © Florida organization fully committed to animal care that you can trust! Annually, saving hundreds of animals all sizes and shapes. Pet Haven Rescue strongly believes that the

3,364 Views, 0 Comments.