One of the Redland countryside’s great treasures — Robert Is Here fruit stand and farm is scheduled to re-open to the public on Thursday, November 2.
Since 1959, Robert has been offering the most interesting, delicious and fresh rare and exotic tropical fruit.
Robert Moehling and family close their popular tourist attraction during the months of September and October to refurbish, upgrade, remodel and prepare for the high season.
Their loyal customers know the beginning of November signals their annual re-opening, and they’re eager to return for fresh seasonal fruits and veggies — plus those delicious tropical fruit milkshakes — that make his family business famous with visitors and residents.
Make plans to visit Robert Is Here fruit stand soon — and often — when you take a delightful day trip through the Redland region of Miami’s bountiful countryside.
This may be the best tropical fruit stand in the world.
You can’t get to the southern entrance of Everglades National Park without passing this world famous roadside attraction. Stopping here to admire the cornucopia of genuine Florida goodies is a right of passage for those that make the trek from down the street or half way around the world.
The tropical fruit milkshakes, the flavored honeys, the incredible selection of jams and jellies, the completely unique and original sauces, the fresh produce, the most extensive selection of exotic fruits and vegetables… is all here. Perhaps a bit overwhelming at first, take your time browsing the shelves to appreciate the depth and breadth of Robert’s copious offerings, then load up on all your favorites.
You might have to stand in line to get one, but I’d say the key lime milkshake here is well worth the wait.
In addition to citrus fruits like oranges, grapefruit, tangelos and tangerines, Robert sells more than twenty other fruits. Depending on the time of year you may find anon (sugar apple), atemoya, avocado, canestel (egg fruit), carambola (star fruit), Florida sweet onions, kumquat, key lime, lime, longan, lychee, mamey, mango, monstera, papaya, passion fruit, sapodilla, sapote (black), strawberries, sugar cane, tamarind and water coconut.
Out back of the fruit stand, Robert features his own little zoo of sorts, including emus, donkeys, goats, parrots, honeybees, chickens, geese and tortoises. On the weekends, they feature live music and have a few antique cars and tractors on display.
Robert Is Here Fruit Stand and Farm is located at 19200 SW 344 Street, Homestead, FL 33034. Call 305-246-1592.
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