Profile Last Updated: Jan 19, 2021
Offering USDA Certified Organic sprouted greens and tropical fruits wholesale to fine-food purveyors fresh from Miami's Redland
The farm began its life in 1992 on the heels of Hurricane Andrew's taking the property--and everyone else's in Dade County--down several notches. In the midst of that uncertainty, after spending much of their lives on Long Island, Sal Santelli and his wife Theresa Correra made Homestead their permanent home. A man to whom retirement is a four-letter word, Sal, a carpenter by trade, soon turned his hand to farming. Sal's family was not even a generation removed from farming olives in Italy. It felt natural to him to continue the family legacy--with a twist--in South Florida, growing--as the immigrant populations did in Miami--mamey rather than olive.