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It’s the season for Farmer’s Markets

By on February 4, 2016

Farmers in Florida grow an abundance of fresh fruits & vegetables. This locally grown produce is available to you through the Farmers’ Markets on weekends year-round unless otherwise noted. Most Markets feature locally grown/prepared organic fruits & vegetables, honey, artisan baked goods, French pastry, vegetable, herb and fruiting plants, orchids and tropical fruit smoothies. It’s a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the local bounty we are so lucky to have.


Aventura

Aventura Mall Market » 2nd Saturday & Sunday of the month, February–October
Located by the Apple Store & Cheesecake Factory mall entrance. Featuring baked goods & cakes, foccacia, local honey, jams & jellies, fresh guacamole, olive oils, bonsai & orchid plants, shea butter, & silk/ fresh flowers. Sat: 10am–9:30pm; Sun: Noon–8pm. 19501 Biscayne Blvd. Aventura. See www.themarketcompany.org for dates.

Biscayne Corridor

Upper Eastside Market » Saturdays » 9am–2pm » Year round
Friendly and hyper-local market includes seasonal produce from the Little River Co-op & Verde Community Farm via Urban Oasis Project. Freshly-made juices to order, Crackerman artisan breads & small-batch prepared foods. Parking is a challenge due to limited space. Legion Park, NE 66 St. & Biscayne Blvd.

Coconut Grove

Coconut Grove Organic Market » Saturdays • 10am–7pm
Organic fresh fruits, vegetables, grains, seeds & raw vegan foods including exotic rarities, such as durian & jaboticaba. A salad bar offers wild rice salads, avocado salad, & fruit medleys, topped w/raw vegan dressing. 3300 Grand Ave. Coconut Grove. www.glaserorganicfarms.com

Coral Gables

University of Miami Farmers’ Market
Wednesdays • 9am–3pm » September 30 –May » Closed in Summer.

Located on the green between the Library & Student center, this market features local/organic produce, juices, freshly prepared foods, baked goods, cupcakes, guacamole, jams & jellies, oils, vinegar, kettle corn, honey, orchids. 1300 Miller Dr. between Library & Student Ctr. Coral Gables. www.themarketcompany.org

Coral Gables Farmers’ Market » Saturdays • 8am–2pm » Now thru March
A great way to spend the morning browsing the fresh produce, prepared foods, baked goods, food booths, flowers & plants while the kids & dogs play. Gardening orkshops, free Tai Chi classes, & cooking demos certain days. Merrick Way & LeJeune Rd. Coral Gables. www.coralgables.com/farmersmarket.

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Farmers Market » Wednesdays • 8am–3pm » Year round
One of a number of weekday markets at South Florida hospitals, serving patients, families, staff & the public, this busy market has produce vendors, juices, ceviches and other prepared foods and artisan fare. 3100 SW 62 Ave. Miami.

Dadeland

Dadeland North Farmers’ Market » Wednesdays • 9am–3pm • Year round
One of two markets at Metrorail, this market offers fresh produce & prepared foods for commuters. Dadeland North Metrorail Station, 8300 South Dixie Hwy. Miami.

Doral

Doral Farmers’ Market » Sundays • 10am–3pm » October–mid February
Find local produce & artisans & excellent selection of Venezuelan specialties in “Doralzuela.” Look for snack foods like tequeños, arepas & cheeses, plus preserves, plants, soy candles, eggs & more. Located in the Doral Centre parking lot. 9659 NW 41 St. 786-553-6929. www.doralmarket.com

Downtown Miami

Farmer’s Market at the Arsht » Mondays • Year round, 4 – 8:30pm
Start your week off right with seasonal fresh, certified organic, Florida-grown produce & prepared food like Zak the Bakers famous sourdough, Nisha’s Indian foods, Sweet Treats & Babe Froman Sausages. On the plaza, use Parking Lot C. 1300 Biscayne Blvd. 305-949-6722. www.themarketcompany.org

Civic Center Station » Tuesdays • 9am–3pm • Year round
Plenty of local/organic produce, baked goods, kettle corn, freshly prepared Latin, Columbian & Greek foods & more! 1601 NW 12 Ave. Miami (near Jackson Hospital). www.themarketcompany.org

Government Center Station » Thursdays • 9am–4pm • Year round
Local/organic produce, La Provence baked goods, Lissette & Josepha’s Latin foods, Anet’s Colombian baked goods, orchids, shea butter, kettle corn and more. 101 NW First St. Miami. www.themarketcompany.org

Hialeah

Amelia Earhart Park Farmers’ Marketplace » Sundays • 11am–4pm • Year round
Amelia Earhart has a farm village in place, ideal for families with kids. Urban Oasis Project provides fresh, local, organic produce from Verde Farms & other farms, while artisans are on hand with prepared foods, baked goods, soy candles & plants. 401 East 65 St. www.verdefarmandmarket.com

Homestead

Knaus Berry Farm » Monday–Saturday 8am–5:30pm (November–mid April)
Owned & operated by the Knaus family since 1956. Offers freshly baked cinnamon rolls, assorted baked goods, honey, jams & jellies, lettuce & herbs, strawberries, tomatoes, shakes & ice cream. The farm also has U-Pick strawberries & tomatoes, availability permitting. 15980 SW 248 St. 305-247-0668. Online orders available. www.knausberryfarm.com

Redland Market Village
Thursday–Friday • 11am–6pm » Saturday–Sunday • 7am–6pm » Year round
Part farmers market, part flea market, this huge market off U.S. 1 is well worth a visit for its fresh (& affordable) produce (much of it local), food trucks & taco stands, fresh tortillas, seafood, cheese, beans & fruit vendors, plus activities for kids. 24420 So. Dixie Hwy. 305-257-4335. www.redlandmarketvillage.com

Robert Is Here Fruit Stand & Farm
Daily • 8am–7pm (closed day after Labor Day–1st weekend in November)

Famous roadside attraction in Homestead offers tropical fruit milkshakes, incredible selection of jams & jellies, unique & original sauces, fresh produce, extensive selection of exotic fruits vegetables, flower arrangements & more. Robert features his own little zoo with emus, donkeys, goats, parrots, honeybees, chickens, geese & tortoises. Live music, antique cars & tractors on display on the weekend. 19200 SW 344 St. 305-246-1592. Online orders available. www.robertishere.com

Verde Gardens Farmers’ Market » Tuesday–Saturday • 11am –3pm » Year round
Talk about farm-fresh – the organic produce here is grown on their 22-acre farm a few blocks away. During the cooler months, you’ll find a full range of crops, and in the summer they grow summer fruits and warm-weather crops. Their cafe uses what they grow to make pizzas, smoothies & shakes, tasty sunshine rolls, & made-to-order juices. This off-the-beaten path place is worth the visit. 12690 SW 280 St. 305-257-2005. www.verdefarmandmarket.com

Kendall

Kendall Village Farmers’ Market » Sundays • 9am–2pm • Year round
Located behind Bahama Breeze, this market serves the Kendall suburbs with produce, prepared foods, pickles, BBQ, artisan breads, kettle corn, wood-fired pizza, honey, soaps & Indian foods. 8705 SW 124 Ave. Kendall. www.flfreshmarket.com

Miami

Southwest Community Farmers’ Market » Saturdays • 9am–3pm • Year Round
Community market that gives the opportunity to sell backyard fruits & plenty of kids’ activities. Vendors include: Urban Oasis Project produce, Freakin’ Flamingo jams and jellies, Nisha’s Flavors of India and other prepared food artisans. Tropical Park, 7900 Bird Rd.

Miami Beach

Lincoln Road Green Market » Sundays • 9am–6pm • Year round
Stroll down Lincoln Road on Sunday & you will find a Farmers Market that has become an institution with Miami Beach locals & visitors alike. Locally grown organic fruits & vegetables, local honey, jams & jellies, fresh ceviche & guacamole, artisan baked goods, teas & spices, plants, orchids, cut flowers & tropical fruit smoothies. Lincoln Rd. between Meridian & Washington Aves. Miami Beach. www.themarketcompany.org

Normandy Village Marketplace » Saturdays • 9am–4pm • Year round
Local/organic produce, honey, fresh fish, specialty foods, drinks, French pastries, orchids/flowers, plants, jeweled items, attire & accessories for you & your home. 7802 Rue Vendome, at the Normandy Isle Fountain, Miami Beach. www.themarketcompany.org

Miami Beach Botanical Garden » Wednesdays • 11am–4pm • Jan–April
Vendors include: Victor & Laura: beautiful varieties of produce, Zak the Baker, La Provence Baked Goods, Keez Beez Honey & market baskets. Join the yoga activity at 12:15–1pm. 2000 Convention Center Dr. Miami Beach. www.themarketcompany.org

South Pointe Triangle Park » Saturdays • 9am–2pm • Year round
A perfect breakfast or lunch spot, featuring artisan breads & pastries in addition to produce & other specialty foods. Alton Rd. between 1st & 2nd Streets. www.themarketcompany.org

Miami Springs

Miami Springs Farmers’ Market » Saturdays • 9am–2pm • thru March
Capture the spirit of the neighborhood. Always kids’ activities, seasonal events, community fundraisers, even quilt-making. Organic & local produce from Urban Oasis Project, seasonal seafood, carefully selected artisans like Crackerman & Laurie’s Pantry. Another nice touch: you can sell your backyard produce here. Pet-friendly. Lots of parking in the median. 100 block, Curtiss Parkway in the median (near circle). www.miamisprings-fl.gov www.facebook.com/MiamiSpringsFarmersMarket

Pinecrest

The Green Market » Sundays • 9am–2pm • Year-round
Fruits, vegetables, honey, flowers, meats, pizza, cheeses, kettle corn, juices & specialty products. Representing top local sustainable, organic farmers from the Miami area, Redlands, Homestead, Clewiston, and Ft. Pierce. In the parking lot of Pinecrest Gardens, shaded by the Banyan Trees. 11000 SW 57 Ave. 786-367-8274. www.pinecrest-fl.gov

Sweetwater

FIU Organic Farmers’ Market Coalition » Wednesdays • 9am–2pm » During school year
Find this weekly market by the Red Wall behind the GL auditorium near the GC Fountain. Organic & local fruits, veggies & other vendors. 11200 SW 8 St. Sweetwater

Online

Farm Fresh Miami
Become a member & purchase highest quality, local, organic food at prices below retail. Fruits & veggies always come from trusted organic farms & are delivered every week to a pick-up location near your home or office. 786-529-1391. www.farmfreshmiami.com


Boca Raton

Royal Palm Place Shopping Center » Saturdays, 8am–1pm thru May
Boca’s GreenMarket offers fresh locally-grown fruits & vegetables as they become available in their individual growing seasons along w/fresh herbs, soaps & lotions, juices, potted orchids, ocean shells, fresh cut flowers, assorted variety of plants, fresh baked goods, prepared foods, oils & vinegars, gourmet foods, hydroponic & organic foods, fresh fish & seafood, fresh pasta, doggie treats & live music. It’s just a ‘fun’ place to be on Saturday morning in a relaxed atmosphere & a place for the entire family, including the family pup, to enjoy a few hours in the out-of-doors. Several special activities, promotions & customer giveaways are planned at various times throughout the Market season. 300 S Federal Hwy. at SE Mizner Blvd. 561-299-8684. royalpalmplace.com/events/boca-raton-greenmarket-first-of-the-season

Coral Springs

Coral Springs Farmer Market » 2nd & 4th Sundays, 8:30am–2pm, thru May 22
Find produce from local farmers, artisan fare including Crackerman organic brads and crackers, Lip SMAKin Good honey, cheese, pickles, eggs and baked goods. Located at the downtown Art Walk. 9405 NW 31 Ct. Coral Springs www.coralspringsfarmersmarket.com/

Dania Beach

Dania Beach PATCH Market » Saturdays, 9am–1pm; Year round
Both an urban community garden and a weekly market, PATCH is a true neighborhood success story. Non-GMO certified organic and heirloom seeds are used in their grow bags and they’ve applied for organic certification. Once a month, FLIPANY (Florida Introduces Physical Activity and Nutrition to Youth) is on hand with healthy cooking demos and fun activities. The nursery grows and sells plants and herbs, including tomatoes, basil, aloe, cilantro, flowering  and medicinal plants. You can also find organic hand scrub, Florida honey, house-made soup kits, popcorn, healthy snacks, smoothies and artists. 1200 NW 1 St., Dania Beach.  www.touchbroward.org/

Davie

Farmers Market at Nova Southeastern University
First Wednesdays, Noon–5pm; During school year
On-campus farmers markets are handy places for student, faculty and visitors to buy healthy, local produce and artisan prepared foods. Look for fruits and veggies, juices, ready-to-eat treats, fine pastries and local honey. 3301 College Ave, Davie. www.flfreshmarket.com/

Flamingo Road Nursery Farmers Market & Garden Center » Daily, 8am–6pm
Large variety of fresh fruits & vegetables, cafe corner, pastries, pies, fresh baked breads, cheeses, candies & chocolates, dried fruits & veggies, juices & smoothies, prepared foods & flower arrangements. A nursery features plants, garden art, home accessories, fountains, outdoor furniture & largest selection of pottery in S Flo. 1 mile south of 595 on the West side of Flamingo Rd. 954-476-7878. See website for special events. www.flamingoroadnursery.com

Deerfield Beach

Deerfield Beach Green Market » Sunday, Feb 14 & 28, March 13, Apr 10 & 24 May 1 & 8 • 9am–2pm
The market will “grow on you” with a variety of farm-fresh produce, baked goods, plants, meat & fish, juices & other agricultural-related products. Operated by the Deerfield Beach Historical Society.  Pioneer Park, 217 NE Fifth Ave. 954-429-0378. www.deerfield-history.org

Delray Beach

Delray Green Market » Saturdays, 9am–2pm
At the GreenMarket you’ll find more than 65 vendors featuring Palm Beach County farm-to-fork produce, just picked citrus & juice, farm fresh eggs, raw milk & butter, 100% grass-fed & finished (antibiotic & hormone free) Florida beef, poultry, pork & lamb, fragrant artisan baked goods, plenty of gluten free, vegan & sugar free products, fresh cut flowers, plants & other unique gourmet fare along w/live musical entertainment each week. New location: SE 4 Ave. (around the corner from the Green Owl Restaurant). http://delraycra.org/greenmarket/

Fort Lauderdale

Broward Health Medical Center Farmers Market » Every other Tuesday, 9am–3pm; Year round
One of the several farmers markets that take place at area hospitals, this market serves patients, families and staff – and the visiting public. Look for fresh produce, artisan fare and prepared foods. 1800 NW 49 St. Fort Lauderdale. www.flfreshmarket.com/

Whole Foods Market Fort Lauderdale » Tuesdays 4–9pm; Year round
The south parking lot of Whole Foods is turned into a market every Tuesday evening. Local vendors include Broward’s Treehugger Farms and Dr. Pickle, plus artisan and prepared food vendors. 2000 N. Federal Hwy. www.flfreshmarket.com/

Las Olas Sunday Market » Sundays, 9am–2pm; Year round
Sunday Market provides a huge variety of healthy choices of locally grown, organic produce & other products from local producers, growers & artisans. The market creates a hub for business entrepreneurs strengthening the local economy. It is all done in neighborly atmosphere that is relaxed & friendly. 333 E Las Olas Blvd & SE 4 Ave. Fort Lauderdale. 954-214-9933/954-426-8436. See website for special events. www.lasolassundaymarket.com

Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Farmers Market » Sundays, 9am–2pm; Oct–May
Compact and only blocks from the ocean in this charming town, the market brings together small artisan vendors and produce from local farms, including Lip SMAKin’ Good honey, Happy Dog Bakery, JW Pastry, Barry’s Hummus, Crafted House, Nisha’s Flavors of India and Lickie Stickie BBQ. Look for the market at Town Hall. 1501 N. Ocean Dr. LBTS www.farmersmarketfl.com/

Marando Farms » Weekdays, 10am–6pm & Weekends, 9am–5pm; Year round
Conveniently located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Marando Farms brings amazingly fresh produce, an extensive nursery, & an organic, locally grown & pesticide free farm!  A special fenced-in area where goats, pigs, geese, ducks, etc. live safely & can be enjoyed by others. Artisan market every Saturday! 1401 SW 1 Ave. 954-294-2331. www.marandofarms.com

Shepherd of the Coast Lutheran Church Farmers Market » Thursdays, 3–6:30pm; Year round
New market operated by the same folks who run other Broward Co. neighborhood markets, so look for artisan vendors and produce from local farms, Lip SMAKin’ Good honey, Happy Dog Bakery, JW Pastry and other prepared foods. 1901 Commercial Blvd. Fort Lauderdale. www.farmersmarketfl.com/

Hollywood

Josh’s Organic Market » Sundays, 9am–5:30pm
Beachside Sunday farm stand w/locally-sourced organic produce of unique, exotic & unusual fruit, vegetables, freshly picked (some the night before) & a juice/smoothie bar, including the signature “Thank God! Blend,” an organic juice made w/fresh produce. Oceanwalk Mall, 101 N Ocean Dr. #169.

Yellow Green Farmers Market » Saturdays & Sundays, 8am–4pm; Year round
Over 300 booths under one outdoor roof. Features fresh produce, dairy & eggs, dried goods, oils, dips & salsas, jelly & honey, baked goods, wine & beer, eat in or take out, beauty, clothing & jewelry, home & garden goods, pet supplies, activities for the kids & more. Plenty of parking. 1940 N 30 Rd. (next to I-95, just off Taft St.). 954-966-2449. Market calendar online: www.ygfarmersmarket.com

Lauderhill

Stile’s Farmers’ Market » Daily, Mon–Sat, 8am–8pm, Sun, 8am–6pm
Family-owned & operated, this indoor farmers’ market offers the freshest fruits, vegetables & the finest quality Italian, Jewish, Jamaican, Asian & Spanish ethnic specialties, as well as meat, fish & dairy items. For more than 50 years, Joe Stiles has thrived & built a reputation in the community as a customer-friendly grocer & good neighbor. 5920 W Oakland Park Blvd. 954-733-5252.

Oakland Park

Living Green Fresh Market » Daily, 7am–9:30pm
Health food store offering fruits, vegetables, deli & organic products, plus coffee, tea & juice bar. 1305 E Commercial Blvd. 954-771-9770. www.livinggreenfreshmarket.com

Urban Farming Institute » Saturdays, 10am–2pm
Baked goods, beer & wine garden, cooking demos, fresh produce, gourmet products, handmade items, music, prepared foods, cambucha, tea & coffee. As part of the Farmers Market savor fresh flavors, indulge in sweet creations, & spice up your week w/cooking demonstration at 11:30am. Local chefs create delicious dishes to try at home. 1101 NE 40 Ct. 954-696-9577.

Lucky Food Farmer’s Market » Daily, 8am–8pm
Low prices & a loving family atmosphere make this location special. Always fresh produce, fruits, fruit juice bar, large variety of meats & fish, & specialty Spanish foods selection. 61 NE Prospect Rd. 954-200-4609. www.luckyfarmers.com

Parkland

Parkland Farmers Market » 1st & 3rd Sundays, 9am–1pm thru April 17
Purchase fresh & organic vegetables, fruits & herbs, flowers, delicious breads, pastries & baked goods, gourmet foods such as jams, honey, dips, sauces, fresh pasta, cheese & pickles. Dog-friendly, so don’t forget to visit pet vendors. Free shopping bag at the Mercantil Commercebank booth & sign up for their hourly cash raffle. Health Fair is Feb. 7. Parking located off of Ranch Road. 8350 Ranch Rd. 954-757-4105. Market dates & map available online. www.cityofparkland.org/329/Farmers-Market

Pembroke Pines

The Shops at the Pembroke Gardens » Daily: 10:30–7pm; Year round
Vendors stock fresh produce, artisan fare and prepared foods at this suburban Broward mall. 527 SW 145 Terrace, Pembroke Pines. www.flfreshmarket.com

Whole Foods Market » Thursdays 4pm–9pm; Year round
This market takes over part of the parking lot market every Thursday, with vendors for local produce, prepared foods and artisan fare.
14956 Pines Blvd. Pembroke Pines. www.flfreshmarket.com/

Plantation

Plantation Farmers Market » Saturdays 8am–2pm; Year round
Friendly community spirit of small artisan vendors. Find local produce, Lip SMAKin’ Good local honey, healthy pet treats from Happy Dog Bakery, popcorn, handcrafted vinegars and other prepared food vendors. One big draw is Jonathan’s fine biscotti and croissants from JW Pastry. Plenty of parking. Volunteer Park, 12050 W Sunrise Blvd. Plantation www.farmersmarketfl.com/

Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach Greenmarket » Saturdays, 8am–1pm thru May
Market showcases local produce & artisan vendors, and hosts art shows, historical walking tours, antique automobile shows, environmental exhibits & live entertainment. Across from City Hall, 100 NE 1 St. 954-782-3015.

Whole Foods Market » Wednesdays, 4pm–9pm; Year round
A farmers market in front of a supermarket? Sure – It’s a great place to showcase local vendors, including artisan bakers, smoked fish dip makers and local farmers, too. 2411 N. Federal Hwy. Pompano Beach.

SW Ranches

SW Ranches Farmers Market » Mon–Fri (closed Thursday), 10am–5pm, Sat–Sun, 9am–5pm
Offers large variety of healthy, delicious organic produce locally grown including vegetables, greens, herbs, fruits, oils & vinegars, grass-fed raw dairy products, grains, salt & legumes, health & wellness items, sprouts, butters & jams, fruit juices & more. Family owned & operated. Call Sheila to place your order, pay by phone, & she will bring it out to you. 5150 S Flamingo Rd. 754-423-3786. www.swrfarmersmarket.com

Tamarac

Tamarac Community Farmers Market
A one-stop shop for produce, Lip SMAKin’ Good local honey, healthy pet treats from Happy Dog Bakery, BBQ, Nisha’s Flavors of India, fine European pastries from JW Pastry, pickles, vinegars, baked goods and other artisan vendors. Ample parking. Veterans Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd. Tamarac www.farmersmarketfl.com/

Farmers Market at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Dan Marino Center » Thursdays, 9am–2pm; Year round
One of several weekday markets serving patients and their families, plus visitors, this new market offers produce, prepared foods and artisan fare.
2900 S. Commerce Parkway, Weston www.flfreshmarket.com/

Wilton Manors

Wilton Manors Green Market » Wednesday 2–7pm & Sunday 8am–2pm; Year round
Fresh fruits and vegetables, locally grown honey, baked goods, jams and jellies and other artisan foods and prepared foods. Hagen Park, 2020 Wilton Dr. Wilton Manors

Online

Farm Fresh Miami
Become a member & purchase highest quality, local, organic food at prices below retail. Fruits & veggies always come from trusted organic farms & are delivered every week to a pick-up location near your home or office. Each share invariably consists of a few leafy greens, ripe fruits & vegetables, select roots & herbs, along w/recipe suggestions to help you enjoy each & every item. The cost is either $50/full share or $33/half share. 786-529-1391. www.farmfreshmiami.com


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