MIAMI —Bring the family out for a fun-filled time that celebrates the arrival of summer and for delicious tropical fruit that’s ripe and ready for tasting! The annual Redland Summer Fruit Festival at Preston B. Bird/Mary Heinlein Fruit & Spice Park Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, 2019, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., gives folks the opportunity to sample fruit and browse and shop displays of local agriculture and tropical fruit plants. Fruit-based treats like smoothies, ice cream and conch fritters will also be available for purchase.
Fort Lauderdale, FL- Fans of Caribbean cuisine, culture and travel enjoyed a weekend of island indulgences on April 27 and 28 on the grounds of History Fort Lauderdale. With high-powered supporters including the Community Foundation of Broward, History Fort Lauderdale, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Visitors and Convention Bureau, and Yellow Cab of Broward, the 3rd annual Taste the Islands Experience (TTIX) became a weekend-long event with a variety of fun and fanciful activities for the discerning food and travel connoisseur. Event producers Island Syndicate are already making plans for a stronger showing at TTIX 2020.
State tests by Florida inspectors spurred officials with the Publix grocery store chain to recall Biltmore branded smoked salmon because of the risk of Listeria monocytogenes.