Garden Fresh Recipes

Harvest Cocktail

Impress your holiday guests with this fresh Citrus Cocktail made with ingredients from your backyard.


  1. Wash fruit & cut in half. Squeeze juice out of each fruit. Remove seeds from pitcher. Add vodka & sugar, mix well. Add soda and stir lightly. Serve over ice.

Local Harvest Smoothie

If you have any type of fruit tree, you probably wonder what you’re going to do with all that fruit! Right now, Loquats and Oranges are ripe for the picking. This smoothie incorporates both fruit!

*Tip* Loquats do not have a long shelf life. Peel, pit, & freeze to store before use.*


small handful ice

1 cup frozen loquats (peeled & pitted)

1 banana

1 orange

1/4 cup blueberries

3/4 cup milk

1/2 cup orange juice


Mojito Recipe

Mojitos are a great refreshing drink for the summer time. Mint & lime are commonly found in Florida landscapes and combine perfectly in this cocktail. Bonus points if you have things such as blueberry bushes or strawberries to add into this drink!


10 mint leaves

1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges

2 tablespoons sugar


2 oz white rum

1/2 cup club soda


-place leaves & lime in glass, use muddler to crush

-add sugar and muddle again

-fill glass with ice

-pour rum and club soda over ice