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In Florida, Planting Coffee -- and Hope

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In Florida, Planting Coffee -- and Hope

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In Florida, Planting Coffee — and Hope

In Florida, Planting Coffee -- and Hope

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An entrepreneur is attempting to start the first viable commercial coffee farm in Florida. Past attempts have been unsuccessful, but our guest thinks he has a shot.

Guest:

J.C. Nadeau, coffee entrepreneur

Correction April 4, 2005

This report and the accompanying Web text mistakenly implied the Florida farm in the story could become the first profitable coffee farm in the United States. Listeners in Hawaii were quick to point out their rich, robust history with the bean.

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