As the cold weather has gripped most of the country, even sunny, subtropical Sanibel Island experienced record low temperatures. Local fish suffered major losses due to unusually cold water. Schools of Snook found refuge in many of the warmer canals and waterways. Shocked by the extreme cold, fish seemed to be in a catatonic state as they swam in what appeared to be slow motion. In this state, the fish will eventually starve to death.
Make plans to stock up on local fruits & vegetables, fresh flowers, native plants, seafood, bakery items, cheeses, jams, nuts, dog treats, pasta, herbs, orchids, honey, polish sausages, salsas and more!
See you Sunday at the Sanibel Farmer's Market!
Be sure to say hello to "Perry Pumpkin" and "Winkle the Ghost". Can you figure out who's hiding behind these frightening costumes?
Video Biography LLC did all of their filming on Sanibel incorporating the Sanibel Historical Museum and Village as well as the lighthouse.
Part one, “Pioneering an Island” is an intimate interview with Island Born Native Son Samuel M. Bailey, and reveals never before seen footage of Sanibel circa 1930’s to 1950’s, a 16 minute journey back in time.
Part two, a fictional narrative, “Sandbars to Sanibel” stars 49 of Sanibel and Captiva’s local residents. “Sandbars” a 30 minute film, showcases the pioneers and buildings of old Sanibel in the 1920’s.