Colorfield Farms hosts Mango Festival in Wimauma from July 27-29

Michelle Faedo will bring her food truck, Michelle Faedo’s On the Go, to the Mango Festival in Wimauma.

Courtesy of Michelle Faedo

Michelle Faedo will bring her food truck, Michelle Faedo’s On the Go, to the Mango Festival in Wimauma.

WIMAUMA — Savor mangoes among the sounds of steel drums and the aroma of food trucks.

Under the shade of oak trees, Colorfield Farms hosts a Mango Festival and Food Truck Rally from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, July 29. Visitors can enjoy free mango tastings, eat mango slushies, buy mango trees and learn about the tropical fruit at daily seminars.

Demonstrations include a seminar on growing tropical fruit in Central Florida at 10 a.m.; culinary mango creations tips at noon; and mango tree basics and history at 2 p.m.

The fifth annual festival will also feature live music and four food trucks: Michelle Faedo's On the Go food truck — which recently won an award for best Cuban sandwiches in Tampa — Johnny Meatballs on a Roll, Burger Culture and Jerk Hut.

Festival admission is $5. It's free for children under 6 and seniors over 80. Parking is free.

The festival will be held at Colorfield Farms, 8221 Highway 674, Wimauma. For more information, go to colorfieldfarms.com.

Colorfield Farms hosts Mango Festival in Wimauma from July 27-29 07/21/12 [Last modified: Saturday, July 21, 2012 4:30am]

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