Florida might be known for its beaches, but our economic history doesn't start there. It starts with cattle, first brought to our shores by Juan Ponce de Leon in 1521. And while the cattle industry is still strong, with 4 million acres of pasture land and 1 million acres of grazed woodland, it's an industry that has undergone changes in perception and faces challenges in a changing market. Florida is mainly a cow-calf state: calves born here to be sent somewhere else for fattening and slaughter. Lee and Collier counties both have under one percent of the state's ...
Rosy Tomorrows Heritage Farm was awarded the Best Place to Meat up by Florida Weekly. Download the full article here
Join us this week for Market Day this week where we’ll have our lemony and tongue tingling Spilanthes. We’ll also have our organically-raised pastured eggs and a vast array of our beautiful organically grown produce, pastured Red Wattle pork, and freshly baked bread. Available from 10am – 5pm.
We are super proud of our Head Gardener, Kelsey Costa talking to the The News-Press (Fort Myers, Fla.) about the three types of cabbage we grow organically here at the farm. So excited to have our beautiful produce featured! Thank you to Food and Dining Reporter, Anne Reed, for appreciating our cabbages!
We are so surprised and pleased that USA Today picked up Annabelle Tometich's story about life on our farm. No doubt they were also wooed by Kinfay Moroti's beautiful photography.
We loved being a part of the entertaining story in today's Taste section of The News Press. They surveyed Southwest Florida chefs asking for their go-to gadgets, then asked all of us for selfies with our favorite kitchen gadget. There are some fun shots there!
We are loving this article by Bob Massey in this week's Florida Weekly that provides an in-depth look at the cattle biz here in SWFL. At our farm, we are not your traditional cattle ranch because we're doing what what so few ranchers here do - grass-feed our cows. Everybody knows that's healthier for the cows, our environment, and us, right?