Bobby G Takes on The Local Farm Scene

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Tomazin Farms, located at 3779 Honeydew Lane, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168. This family-owned and operated farm is run by the Tomazin family, including Bill Tomazin, his son Paul Tomazin and Missy Tomazin. As soon as I arrived, I could tell that this was a special place, steeped in history and committed to sustainable, harmonious farming practices. The … Continue reading Bobby G Takes on The Local Farm Scene

Natural Wonder Meets Old Florida at Tallahassee Museum

Photos and Text by Kelsey Walters The holidays are over, winter break has come to an end, and life is returning to normal after the excitement (and chaos) of the season. If you find yourself in a wintertime rut after all the hustle and bustle searching for something to do, I have just the thing.  Unlike the rest of the country huddling inside away from … Continue reading Natural Wonder Meets Old Florida at Tallahassee Museum

Rooting for Fall @ Rooterville Animal Sanctuary

It’s no secret that our family is composed of some hardcore animal lovers. We have a small wolf pack of dogs in our home, and Avery (and maybe me, too) wants to bring home just about any animal she meets. We spend our summers raising tadpoles, hatching butterfly cocoons and catching frogs and every bug under the Florida sun. We visit animal sanctuaries and experiences … Continue reading Rooting for Fall @ Rooterville Animal Sanctuary

Florida Farm Offers Life Lessons

Article by: Tiffany Evers // Photos by: Kelsey Walters Florida is most commonly known for its epic sunrises, warm sunny beach days (for the most part), and breathtaking springs to explore. Whether you have lived here your entire life, have relocated to call it home, or keep it as your go-to place for vacation, you can enjoy endless amounts of activities while also experiencing mother … Continue reading Florida Farm Offers Life Lessons

girl in overalls picking blueberries

Weekend Blues

Ever After Blueberry Farm – Mims, Florida To me, nothing announces the arrival of warm weather more than fresh fruit, and what better way to get that produce to your table than to pick it yourself? Blueberry Picking Season Opens April Being well into spring with summer rapidly approaching, Floridians have been getting our share of warmth for a while now. Thanks to a strange … Continue reading Weekend Blues

One for the History Books

Dudley Farm Historic State Park, Newberry Photos/Text by Kelsey Walters  Family Activities Near Gainesville Many people think of the Sunshine State as a land of sunburnt tourists, teeming with gators and home to the world’s most famous mouse.  Before Walt Disney settled into Central Florida and made it one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, Florida had a lengthy history of war, exploration and … Continue reading One for the History Books

small black pig in mud

Down on the Farm

Obloy Family Ranch, Merritt Island – FL or Bust Travel Column  Text // Photos by Kelsey Walters Things to Do in Merritt Island Spring is on its way with its official arrival later this month, but we have already been getting a taste of the warmer days ahead. Spring is traditionally associated with precious baby animals, and if that’s your jam, a 36-acre petting zoo … Continue reading Down on the Farm