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South Florida farms offer fresh produce

Farms in South Florida and other parts of the Sunshine State offer vegetables and other produce directly to the public. You just have to know where to go.  Farms are available throughout Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Of course, details can always change at the last minute, so we always recommend you check ahead …

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Miami’s top brunch spots: Find food, fun & mimosas

Weekend brunch in Miami is a must-do. It’s become more of a ritual than an occasional outing. There’s just something about a mimosa – light on the orange juice, please – that makes us forget about our Sunday Scaries. So grab your friends and check out one of these great brunch spots around Miami! Buya …

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U-pick farms: Where to find them in Miami & South Florida

Make a fun day out of visiting u-pick farms throughout Miami and South Florida, where you can pluck your own fruit and vegetables straight from the plants. It’s fun, cheap and fresh. Find strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, star fruit, lychee, herbs, flowers and more. We encourage you to try the tropical fruits, such as mamey, …

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Food trucks: Where to find them around Miami

The food trucks craze is still on. Check out these free and family friendly events in Miami, where you can purchase food and enjoy the camaraderie. (Be sure to confirm the events through their website links before you go, just in case of any last-minute cancellations.) Food Trucks Tuesdays at Haulover Park 10800 Collins Ave., …

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Farmers markets throughout Miami – VIDEO

Farmers markets can be found throughout the nation, providing farm-to-table goods for consumers. It’s a win-win operation that helps families eat fresh and local farmers and growers obtain sales. Miami-Dade County currently has some markets that are still operating. We are regularly updating these listings but recommend you check with each venue before heading out. …

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Kids eat free & other kids’ deals at restaurants in South Florida

Restaurants in South Florida offer  family-friendly deals, including free food for kids. Often, free-kid’s-meal deals require purchase of at least one adult entrée. With these deals, participation at individual restaurants may vary and restrictions and exceptions may apply. Because vendors sometimes switch out their promotions, it’s wise to phone first to be sure the deal is …

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Free recipes from favorite Fort Lauderdale restaurants

Whip up yummy dishes at home with recipes from favorite South Florida restaurants. Fort Lauderdale’s tourism office features an article on its website sharing recipes including Spaghetti al Pomodoro from Casa D’Angelo linguini & clams from Cafe Martorano vegetarian chili from American Social bacon-wrapped maduros from Colada Cuban Cafe  crab or chicharron guacamole from Lona …

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7 ways to save on dining out in Miami, Broward and Palm Beach

You want to go out to dinner, but it can get so expensive. Here are seven ways to save on eating out in South Florida: 1. Miami on the Cheap restaurant deals. We write up deals we hear about that will save you money or get you restaurant freebies. 2. Restaurant deals from Living on the …

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