Posts byDoug Gelbert

Reap the Snowbird Bounty of Wauchula, Florida

If you Google “Cucumber Capital of the World,” Wauchula shows up prominently in the search results. The other two Florida agricultural “Cs”—citrus and cattle—have also long been more important to the town. But in the 1920s, the town’s robust cucumber industry helped the community secure the seat of Hardee County, and the vegetable has been