Recipes and more

Southwest Florida has a climate ripe agriculture. Enjoy in Sarasota a diverse mixture of local fruits, veggies, seafood and more!

When visiting our subtropical vacation destination, go beyond apples, bananas and the same old fruits and veggies you see every place else, and indulge in honebell, pomelo, makrut lime, pink grapefruits and much more. Dive into the local seafood scene with stone crab and Florida Grouper. Experience rich farms specializing in dairy, honey and rustic vegetables. Explore markets, roadside stands and rural farms. In Sarasota County, it's not hard to find a fun and delicious farm-to-table experience!

Recipes You'll Love

Florida Orange Bread and Butter Pudding

The ultimate comfort food: bread and butter with orange marmalade, this is a dish to impress any guest with flavor that shouts Florida!

Savor the holidays with a Florida Butternut Squash and Sage Lasagna

The holidays approach, start planning recipes for special events, such as the Florida Butternut Squash and Sage Lasagna

Enjoy Fresh Summer Tomatoes While in Sarasota

During summer, many of us savor lighter, fresher meals – including salads and garden vegetables. Especially delicious are slices of vine ripe tomatoes.

Spring Fruits are here in Sarasota

Enjoy a recipe for a Blueberry-Watermelon-Peach Salsa

Citrus Season Brings with it some Unique Fruits!

We all look forward to the annual citrus harvest, including oranges, grapefruits, key limes, lemons and limes, but have you tried some of these lesser-known fruits that have been part of Florida’s citrus history for decades?

Fresh and spicy: Florida Avocado Guacamole

There are many ways to enjoy fresh Florida avocados, including tasty guacamole.

Three tasty Gulf fish toppings

There are several ways to top off a juicy, fresh fish filet. Check out some of our favorite ones.

Florida's favorite dessert: Let's eat key lime Pie!

When visiting Sarasota, on the Florida Gulf Coast, there are a number of ways to enjoy the tasty key lime pie. Here are some of our favorite locations and recipe.