Edible Education Experience

Edible Education Experience

Edible Education Experience. Say that five times fast and you've got a tongue twister. The Edible Education Experience has a mission of "connecting students with seed-to-table learning experiences to build a healthy future."  And they do just that. 

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Explore Historic 'Green Gables' and Melbourne, Florida

Explore Historic 'Green Gables' and Melbourne, Florida

If you haven't ventured south to Melbourne, Florida you need to put it on your day-trip list.  It's about an hour and a half south of Orlando on the Atlantic Coast and I was amazed by what I found there.  First, let's talk about a visit to Green Gables

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Daytrip - Exploring Melbourne, Florida

Daytrip - Exploring Melbourne, Florida

Melbourne is an easy hour and fifteen minutes from downtown Orlando, and tolls and highways make the trip simple.  (The alternative is a longer scenic route takes you through Fort Christmas which is another great stop on Hwy 50.)

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Have you been to Bronze Kingdom?

Have you been to Bronze Kingdom?

Probably one of Orlando's best kept secrets is Bronze Kingdom.  It's located in the Fashion Square Mall and is one of the most unique finds I've come across.  Over 16,000 square feet of space has been converted into a gallery-museum with 2,000 pieces of African art. 

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Greenwood Cemetery: An Orlando History Lesson

Greenwood Cemetery: An Orlando History Lesson

Greenwood Cemetery is one of the most unique places to visit in Orlando.  It's close to downtown and in a neighborhood full of brick streets and historic residential homes.  The area is loaded with trees and wetlands and the air here is thick and humid.  Bring bug spray and sunscreen.  (I should just add that in my bio since I say it all the time.)

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Drink Your Vegetables: New Moon Market

Drink Your Vegetables: New Moon Market

I'm going to be honest for a minute and tell you that I hate vegetables.  I am not a great cook so they end up mushy or nearly raw and I just don't like dealing with them.  I end up throwing a salad together and calling it a meal.  What I learned at New Moon Market though is that I don't actually have to eat them...I can drink them. 

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Visit Mini Animals at Lil' Bit of Life Farm

Visit Mini Animals at Lil' Bit of Life Farm

Lil’ Bit of Life Farm’s message is "Healing with a little help from our friends".  Owner Tracey Rinehart has poured her heart and soul into developing her mission to provide healing with four-legged friends.  "Horses train us to have balance, feelings of strength, coordination, confidence, grace, and peace." Tracey’s first horse, Bailey, taught her these very things, and she wants to share.

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Escape the Florida Heat in Winter Park's Indoor Ski Park

Escape the Florida Heat in Winter Park's Indoor Ski Park

We can all agree that being outside during summer in Florida is pretty much the worst. What if I told you there is a place you can go that would place you right in the middle of the Swiss Alps, skiing down the slopes like a total pro? That place is real and its name is WinterClub Indoor Ski & Snowboard.

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Virginia Drive Links Ivanhoe Village to Mills50

Virginia Drive Links Ivanhoe Village to Mills50

The Townie Tourist crew took a walking tour from Ivanhoe to the end of Virginia and talked about walking and biking in our city. This stretch of road connects two vibrant Main Street districts, Ivanhoe Village and Mills50. Along the way, we stopped at some pretty cool spots. 

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