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1930 Tomato Grower’s Challenges: Wind, Rain, & Mexican Tomatoes

  Thomas Andrew Feaster began growing tomatoes in South Dade in 1912 after owing a wholesale food and meat firm in Miami since 1905. He lived first in FloridaCity and then in Homestead at 17 NW Fifth Street. He was elected to the Homestead City Council in 1932 for a four year term. He lost the 1936 election when an entirely new council was elected.

What I Did At NASCAR’s Ford Championship Weekend

  I feel like I should write an essay similar to what we did as kids arriving back in school from the all too short summer. “What I did on Summer Vacation,” was the typical first assignment for many classes. Well, I won’t write on my summer vacation but I’m certainly going to tell you “What …