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Okeechobee, Florida<br />
December 6, 2012<br />
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Sunfest Organic Herbs is multi-million dollar herb farm that broke ground in 2012. Farmer Joe Falco, formerly of HerbThyme Farms in California, designed the operation, which is backed by investor Cliff Rosen. The farm is 65 acres with 7 of those acres in automated greenhouses that open and close via an onsite weather station. The farm's herbs are sold to wholesale to Whole Foods Market, Publix, Wal-Mart and others.