Hilltop Peaches

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in All Vendors, Part Time Farmers/Produce, Seasonal | 0 comments

Hilltop Peaches

Hilltop Peaches planted University of Florida-developed peaches in 2011, as a way to utilize their nine acres of former citrus land located in Alturas. Alyce, the owners, says, “It was never my dream to be a peach grower. What a wild and crazy love-hate relationship it has been. Peaches are a lot of work compared to citrus!” In 2015, Alyce finally decided what her goal with the peaches would be: “To deliver the very best quality peach I possibly can, grown as close to the natural way as...

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Red Roof Farms

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in All Vendors, Full Time Farmers/Produce | 0 comments

Red Roof Farms

Red Roof Farms is a family of Registered Florida Beekeepers. Their hives are inspected annually by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Plant Industry for Best Management Practices. They are located in North Lakeland and do honey production, bee rescues, limited crop pollination as well as presentations to educate students in local schools on the importance of the survival of the honey bees and the role that they play in the pollination of crops to sustain the food chain. The...

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