Mango (10 lbs)
OUT OF SEASON
Grown In: Dade County, FL
These mangos can be eaten by peeling them and cutting them back from the skin. Makes for a wonderful addition to a salad or an alternative in a salsa mix.
Fresh Gardens is a family owned and operated farm by the Petrucci Family - in the historic Redland growing area in Dade County, Florida. They have over 1000 tropical trees on their farm.
Robert Petrucci, "Farmer Bob" as he prefers to be called, says it is his job to introduce you to and get you excited about exotic tropical fruits. Fresh Gardens specializes in golden passion fruit, longans, lychees, guava, carambola, and dragon fruit - though they have other unique tropical fruit varieties in addition to these.
Hawaiian Longan (8 lbs)
OUT OF SEASON
Grown In: Kurtistown, Hawaii
A round fruit the size of a large grape, it’s easy to peel, thin golden-brown skin exposes white translucent flesh surrounding a shiny black seed. The extraordinarily sweet, juicy fruit has a wonderful musky, fragrant flavor. Longan is a premier dessert fruit and is usually eaten fresh.
The Hamiltons started farming in 1979 with their fruit tree nursery. Their success led them to start growing tropical exotic fruits on old sugar cane land on the Big Island of Hawaii. Today the Hamilton’s farm about 70 acres of exotic fruits on the lower Puna slopes of the Big Island.
The Hamilton family, Hula Brothers, are growers and packers of fresh Hawaii grown exotic fruits, particularly Longan and Rambutan which are available here at FromTheFarm.com direct from the source.