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Hydro-Taste U-Pick Hydroponics Farm

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Address: Manatee County, Myakka City, FL
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+1 941-322-0429

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Taking our girls back tomorrow

Kids loved it and the berries were wonderful. Just be sure to take a good look at the building on this site. They didn't have the red and white signs to follow like the ones... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Lynne B
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Don't bother wasting your time, this place has closed down, the telephone recorded message says it is open - it is NOT open. It is deserted, with no details of why iit is closed, or if it might re-open again. Commercial signs outside the front stating buildings are up for sale/lease.

4 Thank Sushine123
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Reviewed 11 February 2017

Kids loved it and the berries were wonderful. Just be sure to take a good look at the building on this site. They didn't have the red and white signs to follow like the ones that were on SR64 and a food truck was blocking their main sign so we almost missed it.

Thank Lynne B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Is a great place for very fresh vegetables. Fun to see how hydroponics work. Would recommend Hydro-Taste to all.

Thank Tracey S
St. Petersburg, Florida
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67 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

was quite disappointed .... no signage stating where they are or where they may have moved to. Needs to be removed from Tripadvisor.

Thank Caroline T
Bradenton, Florida
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47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We live locally and because we have two kids under 4, we are always looking for small day trips- this place is perfect! The new business owners are super friendly as well. We went to the back to pick strawberries, which my 3 year old loved.. it's nice not to get dirty or have to bend over, since they use... More 

Thank Courtney T
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Hello all!! Hydro-Taste is reopening in November 2016. The berries are planted Look forward to see you soon 🍓🍓🍓🍓

1 Thank Frankie B
Myakka City, Florida
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49 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Evidently, the owner had issues with Manatee County Property Appraiser, possibly forcing him to close down, which explains why the Owner, Chester Bullock is now running for the Property Appraiser's seat. We loved this place and are sadden by its closing. It was a unique addition to the residential/farm area.

1 Thank GuessWho1
Myakka City, FL
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This was a really nice business. Unfortunately it has closed. Wonderful friendly and helpful staff! We lived only 1/2 mile down the road and we miss it!

2 Thank Joybug1952
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Visit date is the date I wrote the review. We had been here last approx. 1.5 years ago. We really enjoyed going here and introducing this farm to friends. It's a fun way to spend a few hours. So nice to get fresh fruits and vegetables as well as a live short tour before picking. Very informative, although the promise... More 

Thank dorriecoombs
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2013

We had a craving for fresh strawberries and a Saturday afternoon off from work so we decided to go back out to Hydro-Taste, we had been there years before. The facility has been updated with a quaint marketplace with fresh produce and locally made products. The help was friendly and cheerful -- the gentleman gave us tips for cutting berries... More 

Thank AlisaB_11

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