Picking Florida Oranges

Fresh from the Farm

Visit a Florida citrus grove


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Nature's Cathedral 

Where Manatees Gather 

A Citrus County Gem

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Wild, Wacky & Wonderful 

Even Old Florida Wasn't This Good

Hernando County Gem

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It's a New Year! 

Create a Fresh Start

Budget-friendly and close to home

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Citrus & Kale Salad 

Healthy and Delicious 

Fresh from Florida!

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Ocala National Forest

Florida's Big Scrub

Space to Play In

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Sour Orange Pie  

Florida Citrus in Season

Combination of Sweet and Tart

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Stunning, Primitive Island

St. Vincent Refuge

For your Bucket List

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Florida Orange Picking

Pick your own Florida oranges at a U-pick citrus grove or travel to a Florida farm where you can buy direct from the grower. Experience tasting and smelling Florida's most famous icon while selecting your favorite fruit to take home

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Best Ever Sour Orange Pie

Learn how to make this Sour Orange Pie that I just created in my Authentic Florida kitchen. If you can find sour oranges, consider yourself lucky, but if not, learn how to create this fabulous pie using fresh Florida oranges and lemons


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