July 31, 2014

EXTRA

Blueberry Farm, Packing House Tour

| 8/1/2007

Believe it or not, but Florida, and particularly Polk County, is becoming a hotbed for blueberry farming. The Clear Springs Packing House in Bartow processed and shipped 1.2 million pounds of blueberries this season -- a quarter of the state's overall production. Listen as Florida Trend's Amy Keller tours this facility.

Tags: Southwest

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single ditgital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Major archaeological discovery unveiled
Major archaeological discovery unveiled

In roughly 15 feet of water about 1,000 feet offshore from Fort Pierce, shipwreck salvager Eric Schmitt made a major archaeological discovery.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

Your thoughts about fast-food workers joining unions:

  • Good idea - they need more bargaining power (and possibly higher wages)
  • Not in favor - bad for business and the price of burgers

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe