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November's harvest: Tomatoes When are fresh Hillsborough County tomatoes available at local groceries and farm stands? October through December, and April through June What type of tomatoes are grown commercially here? Round and cherry tomatoes Where are tomatoes most commonly grown in...
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Did you know Hillsborough County is home to dozens of crops? Local farmers are responsible for growing many of the fruits and vegetables that land in area grocery stores. Learn about them here.
Did you know Hillsborough County is home to more than 60 crops? Local farmers are responsible for growing many of the fruits and vegetables that land in area grocery stores. We've been featuring a new crop every month in our Homegrown Hillsborough series. Now you can see them all in one...
January's harvest: Cauliflower   When is fresh Hillsborough County cauliflower available at local groceries and farm stands? November through April What type of cauliflower is grown commercially here? White-head type for the fresh market Where is cauliflower most commonly grown in...
October's harvest: Cucumbers   When are fresh Hillsborough County cucumbers available at local groceries and farm stands? October through December, and April through June What types of cucumbers are grown commercially here? Fresh market Where are cucumbers most commonly grown in Hillsborough...
Hillsborough County farmers grow more than 60 crops. In this monthly feature we discuss a seasonal crop, grown locally and available fresh in area groceries. June's harvest: Eggplants Fun fact: Florida grows most of the eggplants produced in the United States. When are fresh local eggplants...
February's harvest: Cabbage Fun fact: Cabbage has the fewest calories and least fat of any vegetable When is fresh local cabbage available at local groceries and farm stands? September through February What type of cabbage is grown commercially here? Chinese, green, red, savoy Where is cabbage...
July's harvest: Woody Ornamentals  Fun fact: Woody ornamentals or "woodies" generally are planted to beautify landscapes. Most are shrubs or hedge-type plants, but they also can be groundcover, vines, tropical plants, and even trees. When are woody ornamental plants available? Throughout...
Hillsborough County farmers grow more than 60 crops. In this monthly feature we discuss a seasonal crop, grown locally and available fresh in area groceries. October's Harvest: Hot and Mini Peppers Fun fact: Though commercial production takes place largely in fall and spring, hot peppers...
May's harvest: Cantaloupes Fun fact: The papal gardens of Cantalupo, Italy, inspired the melon's name. That's where the first cantaloupes were grown, some historians say. When are fresh local cantaloupes available at local groceries and farm stands? April through June What types of...
Fun fact: White and pink grapefruit have their own distinct tastes When is fresh local grapefruit available at local groceries and farm stands? Grapefruit reach maturity in South Florida in August/September. In Central Florida, the harvest begins in November and lasts into May What types of...
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