The Siesta Key Farmers Market is in full swing each and every Sunday. You really should head on down to the Davidsons Plaza in the heart of Siesta Village for a cup of coffee, socializing or just to pick out some fresh fruits and veggies for the week. Looks great, right? … [Read more...]
Summertime And The Eating Is Fine
Summertime 2010 is "officially" upon us! And, of course that means that were going to see tons of great fruits and vegetables hitting our local farm stands and Farmer's Markets. Now is a fantastic time to get out and see what available outside the produce section of your favorite … [Read more...]
Why Are Loquats Such A Big Secret?
I have this tree on the side of my house. I had no idea what type of tree it was. I only knew two things. It bears fruit and whatever fruit that is, both birds and people passing by my house like to eat them. One day a friend, who happens to be an arborist stops by. Walks up the … [Read more...]
Strawberries, Strawberries, Strawberries
It's that time of year. That's right fresh strawberries are now in season. Have a look at these beauties! As we've all read in the paper or seen on the local news, the weather has been pretty rough on Florida strawberry farmers. But, it sure doesn't look like our unseasonably … [Read more...]
Looking For Some Great Fresh Local Produce?
We're lucky here in Sarasota! We have some great options when it comes to cooking with and serving our families fresh local produce. The awesome green onions above are from the weekly Farmer's Market held each Sunday on Siesta Key. How about some fresh beets? Even if you don't … [Read more...]
What Could Be A Better Teacher Than Food?
Maybe you have kids and you're like a lot of people, looking for that perfect last minute holiday gift. Well, dineSarasota just may have the answer for you. Most kids like books and all kids like food, so why not a gift that has both, a food book about kids. That's what local … [Read more...]