June 20th, 2018

Inside South Florida’s first farm themed community

Original article by Niala Charles for CBS12.com

A new community in the works near Wellington brings a fresh concept to fruition literally.

It’s South Florida’s first-ever farm themed community. It integrates agriculture into a residential neighborhood.

It’s located west of the Lion Country Safari off Southern Boulevard. It’s named Arden Community.

Their farm is still under construction, but the people who live there can’t wait to use it.

“I love the greenways, the open trees. I love the farm being the center of the community,” says Brenda Helman. “I come here and take figs of the basil and rosemary and I drop it in my pan and it’s good to go.”

For her, that means getting mangoes and lychee straight from her trees and onto her plate.

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