ROLANDO DIAZ
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Thai Farms in South Florida

In South Florida, local produce takes on a whole new meaning: With the same micro-climate as Thailand, the area is home to a thriving Thai farming community, which supply fruits, vegetables, and herbs to immigrant enclaves and Thai groceries. Intrigued by the idea of a slice of rural Thailand hiding out within an hour's drive of Miami, I visited a farming community in Homestead, Florida, with chef Piyarat Potha Arreeratn—a.k.a. chef Bee—of Miami Beach's Khong River House.—Cory Baldwin

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