Fly fruit

Discover the Rambutan

The scoop on one of the more peculiar delicacies you'll encounter in the produce aisle.

08/27/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

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Manatee Rare Fruit Council’s Annual Rare Fruit Tree Sale is May 19

More than 5,000 trees will be available for purchase.

05/15/2019 By Ilene Denton

Taste the Tropics

Sarasota is a Paradise for Fruit Growing, Fruit Cooking and Fruit Eating

Discover the many ways to sample our backyard bounty.

01/03/2019 By Scott Mahler

Taste the Tropics

Nine Fruiting Trees and Plants for the Florida Home

How to enjoy nature's bounty in your own backyard.

01/03/2019 By Staff

Taste the Tropics

Mad for Mangoes? Plant These Trees and Enjoy Them All Year

Will Wright, chairman of the Tropical Fruit Society of Sarasota, gives us his best tips.

01/03/2019 By Ilene Denton

Taste the Tropics

Four Tropical Salads to Try

Up your fruit intake with these four tasty dishes.

01/03/2019 By Staff

Taste the Tropics

The Coconut Palm Is a Universal Symbol of the Tropics

Coconut palms give food, clothing and shelter to millions of people around the world.

01/03/2019 Photography by Scott Mahler

Taste the Tropics

Turn Your Backyard Into a Paradise of Tropical Fruit

Growing tropical fruit takes a bit of imagination, planning and work, but the rewards are tangible, delectable, enchanting.

01/03/2019 By Scott Mahler

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Florida Mango Mania Road Trip!

Mangos - rich and exotic - bursting with flavor, and considered the “crown jewel” of Florida’s tropical fruits

07/16/2014 By Robin Draper