Redlands (various)
Miami, Florida

The Redland Ramble
A day in the country, from brunch to supper, with something for everyone in between!
Saturday, September 9th
Join the Ramble anytime, from 9:30 in the morning on!
RSVP [email protected] when you've reviewed the suggested tour,
so that we can let our hosts know how many to expect!
Suggested Tour:
Williams Grove, Fruit & Spice Park, Bee Heaven Farm Brunch, Schnebly Winery & Slow Food Supper

Williams Grove 9:30 am
Your first stop, close to US 1 on SW 248 Street. Start here for coffee, tea and mango smoothies for the kids. Williams Grove is a farm and a study collection curated by the tropical fruit experts of Fairchild Tropical Gardens, and the fruit market is a delicious learning experience. September's Fruit of The Month, several cultivars of avocado, will be available for sale at $2.00 each. Open 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. 14885 SW 248 St, Homestead FL 33187 Directions

Fruit & Spice Park 10:30 am
Follow SW 248 Street to this 35-acre park and take a tram tour featuring over 500 varieties of fruits, vegetables, spices, herbs & nuts, with commercially important plant specimens from around the world. Sample fruit in season at the tasting counter and shop for unique tropical food-related products. Tour $5.00 (plus gift shop sales) From Fruit & Spice Park, head to Bee Heaven Farm for brunch; directions below.
Bee Heaven Farm 12:00 noon Brunch
Directions: from Fruit & Spice Park: Go south on Redland Rd (187 ave) 1 mile, turn west (right) on Bauer Drive (264th St), & follow the signs to Bee Heaven Farm.
Join the Ramble at a certified organic, genuine family farm for a tour, an introduction to Community Supported Agriculture, and a satisfying brunch at noon. The chef has created a menu that will delight even the youngest palate: Hand-made corn tortillas with farm fresh eggs and local herbs accompanied by guacamole from Bee Heaven's own orchard. Served with sublime homemade guava shells and local farm cheese, and a down-home side of traditional American black-eyed peas. Beverages include iced herb teas and ades with fresh allspice berries. Brunch $16.00 (plus farm stand sales of raw farm honey, herbs, culinary garden plants and avocados from Redland's organic farms) More about Redland Organic Farms...

Schnebly Winery Tour & Tasting 2:30 pm
Tour $7.00. Tasting $3.00 (plus wine & gift shop sales) Directions and more about Schnebley Winery...

Slow Food Country Pot-Luck Supper 4:00 pm
Following the tour & tasting at Schnebly Winery, Slow Food Miami members will meet in the breezy covered picnic area beside Schnebly's waterfall. Bring your favorite dish & join us for a Country Pot-Luck Supper to celebrate delegates from our farm community to the Terra Madre World Food Congress, meeting in Italy in October. More about Terra Madre ... and about Slow Food Miami...

Reservations are appreciated by our hosts at all the stops.
Please e-mail the following information to [email protected]

Your name ________________________________
Number in your party ____
I/we will participate in the following activities:
___ Williams Grove 9:30 am
___ Fruit & Spice Park 10:30 am
___ Brunch at Bee Heaven Farm 12:00 noon
___ Schnebly Winery Tasting &/or Tour 2:30 pm
___ Slow Food Country Supper 4:00 pm
(For a map of the general area that identifies a few of these sites, visit our friends at Redland Riot.)

Let us know your plans by email at [email protected]

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Added by greenermiami on August 31, 2006