People to know in South Dade

From farmers to bakers, beekeepers to Buddhists, South Dade is teeming with fascinating people.Stop by Knaus Berry Farm and meet the family who started their now-famous bakery in the kitchen of their home in the 1950s. Pop over to Robert is Here and meet the owner of the massive fruit stand who used to sell fruit at the very same spot his store is today. Head further south to hear the stories of the Miccosukee Indians at the Everglades National Park.

Daniella Levine Cava is one of only three people in the past 20 years to defeat an incumbent for a spot on the County Commission. Her campaign was well-funded, she knocked on a lot of doors, and her goals were progressive and ambitious. We spent some time with her over the past three months to see how she's shifting from candidate to commissioner, and to find out how she's managing her mission for change.

Andre Fletcher and Sharon Dammar-Fletcher weren’t always in the fish business, but ten years later they’re shipping 500 pounds of tilapia each week--and doing it differently than almost anyone else in the business. We caught up with them for a look at what it's like to run a Miami fish farm.

Bringing the farm-to-table and eat local movement to Miami requires one overall thing: that everyone slow down just a little bit.

Chef Niven Patel is about to serve up the best Indian food Miami's ever seen.

In its inaugural season, Nu Deco Ensemble's classical music mashups filled up auditoriums around Miami. The founders look back at what they've accomplished so far.

Ashley Pardo, a private chef and author of The Grizzly Kitchen blog, shares how to make the most of Miami's winter produce. Plus, she's got an exclusive seasonal recipe for a warm, Asian-style Brussels sprouts and squash salad with citrus that’s guaranteed to make your next dinner a knockout.

If you've been itching for scorpion shots or star fruit wine, South Dade has got you.

We got a rare peek into the bakery at the Knaus Berry Farm. Here's how the South Florida favorite makes those sweet, sweet cinnamon buns.