Ruskin Vegetable Corporation

Ruskin Vegetable Corporation5909 US Highway 41 N
Apollo Beach, Florida 33572

Built in 1941 by the Ruskin Vegetable Cooperative under the leadership of Paul Dickman. The two-story stuccoed masonry building is a typical late 1930's commercial vernacular design.

The Ruskin Vegetable Corporation was begun as the Manatee Growers Association in 1918. The corporation operated as a cooperative until 1964.

Read more, written by the students in Mr. Dunn's 5th grade class at Cypress Creek Elementary School:
Kaelani Rivera
Jacquelin Rodriguez




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