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|Southwest Florida's Only Year Round Naturally Grown Organic Produce
|239.222.9494||12571 Aubrey Ln Bokeelia, FL 33922|
Farm Tour/Learn To Sprout Class/LuncheonSaturday Apr 8th 9:30am to 2:30pm
Fee: $35 (Sunlight Yoga @ 8:45 for additional $5).
Details: Michael will discuss the natural/sustainable farming practices utilized in all aspects of hydroponics, in ground gardens, flocks of chickens, and fruit tree groves. Following the tour, The Sprout Queen (Chris) will teach her Learn to Sprout class covering steps to jar sprouting, tray growing, and nutritional benefits of doing so. Afterwards, enjoy a multiple course luncheon made from produce growing around the farm. Fresh produce and sprouting supplies will be available for purchase (via cash or check preferably). Call (239) 849-0639 to RSVP as space is limited. Click here for flyer.
Pine Island Botanicals, Incis located in Bokeelia, the north side of Pine Island in Southwest Florida. The unique climate/environment allows the growth of many tropical and sub tropical exotic fruits, leafy asian, lettuce, and mustard greens, and vegetables year round. Our 5 acre residential farm follows the principles of natural (organic) growing where there is minimal use of naturally derived pesticides. It is also the home of The Sprout Queen who specilizes in sprouts, sprouting supplies, sunflower greens, pea shoots, and wheatgrass.
The property includes: tropical fruit and nuts trees such as avocado, papaya, mango, carambola (star fruit), macadamia, lychee, and citrus; 2 shade houses that contain our hydroponic systems; an irrigation pond enjoyed by some peking ducks and a Toulouse goose; and a brood of free range chickens enjoying the availbility of fresh produce in return for fertilizing and 'tilling' the soil. Also speckled throughout are collections of bromeliads, orchids, tropical plants, tropical clumping bamboos, and wildlife such as butterflies, gopher tortoises, reptiles, and birds of prey.
Visiting The Farmis by appointment only on Mon, Wed, Fri or Sat after 10 am and before 4pm. If a tour is provided, $10/person is appreciated to help offset the time away from our daily routines.
Purchase offresh produce/greens/sprouts, starter plants, and soil amendments can be made at the farm. You are asked to call ahead before visiting to make sure someone is present and the items you are looking for are available. You can purchase from us otherwise by viewing the list of farmers markets or indulge at some local restaurants where Pine Island Botanicals' and The Sprout Queen's products are offered or served.
Visit the House of Greens- Click here to view our hybrid hydroponic houses.
If you own or run an establishment interested in more information, send an email to receive wholesale pricing and availability.