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What’s Next For Congaree and Penn

Growing Rice in Jacksonville Leads to Mayhaw, Muscadines & Bees Frequent any of the local farmers markets and you might have seen the cheerful folks from . Their product is unique–locally grown North Florida rice, and you can take one of their recipe cards if you aren’t quite sure how you’d like to prepare it. The recipes were all crafted by local chefs from restaurants such as , , , and . Congaree and Penn has revived a local tradition of growing rice that dates back more than a hundred years. The wetland conditions of Florida are actually perfect for …

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What’s Next For Congaree and Penn?

  Frequent any of the local farmers markets and you might have seen the cheerful folks from Congaree and Penn. Their product is unique–locally grown North Florida rice, and you can take one of their recipe cards if you aren’t quite sure how you’d like to prepare it. The recipes were all crafted by local chefs from restaurants such as Black Sheep, Moxie, Jacksonville Golf and Country Club, and 29 South. has revived a local tradition of growing rice that dates back more than a hundred years. The wetland conditions of Florida are actually perfect for the crop, although owner/operator …

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