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The Village of Wellington is now known for being equestrian.  With its equestrian population and 57 miles of trails, it has exceptional facilities for riding and polo events. The village has earned the nickname of “The Winter Equestrian Capital of World”, drawing crowds to the largest horse show in the world from late January to mid-March at the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. The charming town also has many parks, sports fields, recreation center, up-to-date public library and "The Wellington Green" mall.  

Did you know that Wellington, was originally the world's largest strawberry patch?  The massive strawberry patch was on land called the Flying Cow Ranch.  "Flying" because the founder

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Florida grown wine?
“There is a couple in Lake Worth making wines - Florida wine. That translates to a neon pink fruit in by fermenting the flowers of a tropical plant. It is guaranteed to give you a nice buzz without the threat of a nasty hangover.”

The newly opened Lake Worth, Florida based winery opened in early April 2016 naming it “Sons & Daughters Farm & Winery.”  Located west on Lantana Road and has a cozy tasting room which offers their guests a chance to sample the homemade wine from hibiscus flowers grown right from their very own organic farm. Other taps may also offer fruit Kombucha such as passion fruit, lemon and ginger.

The Organic wine has zero additives and no tannins, the homemade booze is easy to drink and less likely to make you

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The property located at 16133 Jupiter Farms Road in Jupiter has a lengthy past. The 150+-acre ranch is alleged to have been a hideout for crime boss Al Capone and his associates in the 1920’s. The notorious Chicago gangster built the original home in 1923.  Capone also took the name of Al Brown and lived in a tiny home in West Jupiter off Italian Farms Road (now Jupiter Farms Road).  West Jupiter and West Palatka were the moonshine capitals of the world when Capone was in Jupiter.  Capone preferred spending time in Miami, near the action and the beach.  The Chicago mob boss moved south to Miami in 1928 and acquired a beachfront home.  Capone died in South Florida in 1947.

In the 1980’s, well-known actor Burt Reynolds purchased the West Jupiter

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Jupiter Farms Estate Available on 10+ Acres of Land!

Jupiter Farms is a beautiful and natural suburban style community in Palm Beach County, locally known as “The Farms”, located west of the Florida’s Turnpike on Indiantown Road in Jupiter, Florida.

Many Jupiter Farms residents are magnified by the extra space between lots and the homes are generally placed on 1 to 10 acres of land. However, some land may exceed 10+ acres and be Agricultural exempt such as this Jupiter Farms Gem that is for sale at:

11406 172nd Place N, Jupiter FL 33478

Virtually Tour this Jupiter Farms Estate!

Active on the market; is featuring this 5 bedroom, 4 ½ bath ranch style two story home with 5108 sq. feet of living space. The home includes modern upgrades such as a

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Come play in the dirt and help grow Jupiter’s community garden. Get your hands dirty. Learn about the area community garden, grow your own vegetables and meet new people.   If you have a green thumb but you do not have room to grow your own organic vegetables, you can grow your own organic fruits and vegetables in a Jupiter community garden. It contains 28 plots including a children’s garden and all organic – organic fertilizer and compost, organic seeds when available, organic pesticides! 

A community garden is a piece of land gardened together by a collection of people. The purpose of the garden is to provide “fresh products and plants, as well as satisfying labor, neighborhood improvement, sense of community and connection to the environment.”

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For more than 80 years, the Okeechobee County Cattlemen’s Association has brought cowboy heritage to South Florida.  The Okeechobee Rodeo, also known as “Cow Town” Rodeo is an official stop on the Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA). 

The Okeechobee Rodeo is believed to be the second longest running rodeo in the State of Florida.  The longest running rodeo is the Silver Spurs Rodeo in Kissimmee, which will hold its 136th annual event this year.  Okeechobee is just 50 miles west of Palm Beach County, one of Florida’s premiere agriculture communities.

Watch the “roughest and toughest professional bull riders and bull fighters “at Florida’s Cow Town Rodeo.  On March 12 and, March 13, 2016 in association with the Cow Town PRCA rodeo

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Casino Night: Roll the Dice for Dogs on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 6:30 pm benefitting Pet Haven Rescue. This fun-filled event will be hosted at the newly renovated Palm Beach Polo Golf & Country Club.   

“The evening will include a night of fun with celebrity dogs, celebrity guests, casino games, silent and live auctions, food, drinks and dancing. Sunny 107.9 radio personality Christie Banks will emcee the event. Sponsors include Clear Lake Animal Hospital, Palm Beach Polo Club, Pet Dental Services and Andrea Michna of Wellington.”

Pet Haven Rescue is a non-profite 501 © Florida organization fully committed to animal care that you can trust! Annually, saving hundreds of animals all sizes and shapes. Pet Haven Rescue strongly believes that the

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Why do we have a leap year every four years? A leap year is when an extra day is added to the end of February every four years. It all comes down to the solar system's discrepancy with the Gregorian calendar.

What do you do if you were born on February 29th.The chances of having a leap birthday are one in 1,461. It is suggested if you were born in the am, celebrate annually on February 28.  If you were born in the afternoon, celebrate on March 1.  However, if you are a true “leaper” you should only celebrate every four years, which at a certain age becomes very advantageous!

A complete orbit of the earth around the sun takes exactly 365.2422 days to complete, but the Gregorian calendar uses 365 days. So what to do but add 6 hours every year and

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There are many delicious restaurants and cafes in South Florida which offer fresh seafood delights.  However, lobster rolls are a unique culinary skill. There are as many recipes for lobster rolls as there are chefs in Palm Beach County. There are tons of variations of the lobster roll - bun or no bun?  Serve hot or cold? 

Three local Jupiter restaurants offer tasty variations of the New England lobster roll. 

Cod and Capers Seafood Market and Restaurant, 1201 U.S. Highway One, North Palm Beach, has a recipe that calls for its lobster roll to be filled with freshly steamed, hand-picked Maine Lobster meat tossed in light lemon-mayo dressing and served in a New England split-top roll. 

Chowder Heads, 2123 S. U.S. Highway 1, Jupiter, prepares

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South Florida is known for sunshine, beaches and sun kissed oranges. Will another fruit outshine the oranges?   Christopher Columbus brought the first citrus saplings to the “new world”.  Early Spanish explores, quite possibly Ponce de Leon himself, planted the first orange vegetation in St. Augustine. This legacy has blossomed into $9 billion dollar industry. The sunshine state produces more oranges than any other region in the world.

Years ago, “u-pick” orange groves were all over the state. Now they are few and far between. There is nothing is more refreshing than the scent of orange blossoms.  The wonders of a beautiful sunlight grove bursting with bright colors of blue sky, green citrus trees and abundant oranges are impressive. 

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