Dade County Farm Bureau

  • News

    August 2, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Norman Braman Is A Phony

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke goes after the County Commission's biggest enemy.Car magnate, activist, and billionaire Norman Braman has everyone fooled. He's n ... More >>

  • News

    March 13, 2008

    Ignored and Cheated

    Farm workers earn nada in America's green bean capital.

  • News

    January 18, 2007

    Letters from the Issue of January 18, 2007

    "How is it that Carlos Rios has a phone?"

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2006

    Doin' the Natacha Rag

    Katie Edwards, executive director of the Dade County Farm Bureau, was very happy with our cover story about the Natacha Seijas recall. Edwards left the following congratulatory message on my voicemail: "Hi Frank Alvarado, this is Katie Edwards calling from Dade County Farm Bureau. Wanted to call ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006


    Melt this commissioner

  • News

    March 10, 2005
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    February 24, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of , 2002

    Garrison Keillor, elitist farmers, Lincoln Road hazards, and rodeo hell

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    We Built This City

    Turns out the best possible way to rescue Miami-Dade's remaining rural farmland is to incorporate as a ... city. Huh?

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    The Manager's Many Friends

    One thing about Steve Shiver's future as the county's chief executive: It'll never be lonely at the top

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    Home on the Glades

    For the Cuban cowboys of west Miami-Dade, restoring the Everglades means destroying their way of life

  • News

    May 28, 1998
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    May 14, 1998

    The Final Harvest

    Developers are hungrily eyeing Dade's agricultural heartland, where farmers are a dwindling breed

  • News

    June 12, 1997

    "It'll Never Get Off the Ground"

    With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment

  • News

    September 9, 1992

    A Gamblin Cocktail

    Combine three parts luck, two parts pluck, and stir at 170 miles per hour