Floridians savor sun, sand and palm trees waving in the wind. Oh, and not having to shovel snow in the winter. This holiday season, we’re rounding up unique gift ideas for states across the country, featuring businesses owned by farmers, artisans, crafters and creatives. From craft spirits and wine freezes to fresh citrus fruit to Keys salt scrub to alligator-skin accessories, Florida offers an eclectic assortment of gifts sure to please natives, transplants and snowbirds. Find more ideas at freshfromflorida.com.
Looking for a gift for office workers, Grandma or even that health-conscious friend? Pick up a fruit basket from Hale Groves Citrus, or have one shipped with a medley of delicious and juicy fruit. Since 1947, Hale Groves has offered unique gift baskets with a wide variety of oranges, grapefruit, tangerines, apples and pears picked fresh from groves in the Indian River Region. Hale Groves also sells nut tins, fruitcakes, coconut Key lime brownies and cookies. Shop a wide selection of gift baskets online or spring for a Monthly Fruit Club, which includes a sample of the season’s freshest fruit every month.