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Five Healthy Edible Plants That Tolerate The Heat

Summers are hot here in South Florida and most farmers will tuck tail and not grow anything for the summer fearful of rains, heat, and bugs, but not me. I figure in tropical countries they do not stop eating when it gets hot, so I look to the tropics for ideas and alternatives on what to grow for food.

Human beings thrive best when we eat locally grown, indigenous foods. Here are five plants that I just started propagating for production that we need to learn to eat, not only because they are what grows when it gets hot, but because they are super healthy.

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