Shopping at a grocery store is so boring.
Give back to your community, support small business, and eat the FRESHEST of foods by shopping at a farmers market instead. In fact, Florida has top-class farmers markets all throughout the state.
We’ve listed our 9 favorites here. We chose these award-winners based on vendors, entertainment, shopper reviews, and more. Make a point to stop in and shop around at one of these amazing farmers markets during your next visit to the Sunshine State!
About the market: The Yellow Green Farmers Market is dedicated to integrating green living into the heart of daily life. All found under one outdoor roof, Yellow Green is a true farmer’s market providing a bounty of seasonal, fresh foods along with artisanal goods created by local artists and craftsmen. The Yellow Green Market was designed to inspire, engage, and offer a sense of earthly discovery. Learn about the journey your food makes from land or sea to your kitchen and table. Come support and chat with local farmers and gain a deeper understanding of the many healthful and environmental benefits of seasonal eating. Turning a mission into a bright vision, The Yellow Green Farmers Market welcomes you to join them with your friends and family as they pour some water and bring some sunshine to our beloved community.
About the market: The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a key component of a vibrant, diverse and exciting Downtown. It is designed to serve and bring together all segments of our community. It is a positive force in bringing people Downtown to purchase fresh produce, plants and local handcrafted items. The 11-month Market (closed in August) is a showcase for the talents and the work of local artisans and local growers. The Downtown Farmers Curb Market is a project of the Lakeland Downtown Development Authority (LDDA).
About the market: Available fresh at the market, peaches, blueberries, carrots, squash, watermelons, red delicious tomatoes, cucumbers, peas, sugar snap beans, green beans, all picked fresh from the garden. You will also find flavored vinegar, banana nut bread, scrumptious pastries, Old Thyme bread made the old fashion way with NO preservatives, jams, jellies and delicious chutneys along with Kettle Korn served up with a cool glass of lemonade, organic fruits and vegetables. And… don’t forget your spices, cilantro, dill, parsley and more.
Freshen up your home with a fresh scent candle or linen spray. They have a huge variety of medicinal herbs, vegetable starters, plants, trees, shrubs and flowers to spruce up your garden.
Visit one of the many arts and crafts booths, doll beds, quilts, stitching, wind chimes, purses, tie die t-shirts, hand made jewelry, bags, kitchen towels, doggie treats and plenty more.
You can pick up and learn how to start your own mushroom garden, get tips from master gardeners, have your blood pressure taken, or just come out to enjoy the market, meet your neighbors and relax to the music.
About the market: The Winter Park Farmers’ Market is held at the old train depot, located at 200 West New England Avenue, that has been restored into an historical landmark that hosts this NUMBER ONE produce and plant market in Central Florida. The market takes place every Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. and is a popular community gathering place that provides fine produce, plants, baked goods and so much more.
About the market: The Sarasota Farmers Market Vendors Incorporated (“SFMV”) has been established as a not for profit organization under laws of the State of Florida. The SFMV is a Florida not for-profit organization committed to continuing the 30+ year tradition of enhancing and improving the quality of life in Sarasota. Our charitable mission is to create a social opportunity for residents and visitors to gather and interact, to bring foot traffic to downtown Sarasota sustaining the economic viability of the entire downtown area, to provide a venue for other not-for-profit organizations benefiting Sarasota. Inherent in our charitable mission is educating consumers and sharing knowledge about the products and services of local farmers, local businesses, and local artisans.
About the market: Operating much as farmers markets have for over hundreds of years, Jacksonville Farmers Market offers a unique shopping experience for any age. Enjoy the open air and festive market atmosphere as you stroll each of the outdoor bays. Greet farmers from across the area as they proudly display their hand-picked produce and assorted food items from amongst the most broadest selection anywhere. The Jacksonville Farmers Market is known best for its featured ethnic, and imported specialty items that are not only unique but sometimes also rare and typically hard to find.
About the market: The mission of the market is to be the ‘heart’ of St. Petersburg – the place, more than anywhere else, that people feel a strong sense of joyful connectedness and creative community. While great food, interesting crafts and lively music are all wonderful elements of the market, this spirit of community is what really defines the market experience. Many customers have shared that they think that the market is the most significant improvement to quality of life EVER in St Petersburg.
About the market: Located in Central Park at Lake Mary City Hall, near the corner of Lake Mary Boulevard and 4th Street. Fresh produce, large and small plants, orchids, honey, baked goods, assorted nuts, handmade jewelry, wood crafts, pet food and treats, & more! The market is dog friendly, but please remember to keep your dog leashed at all times and to pick up after your pup!
About the market: Welcome to your home for information for The Cape Coral Farmers’ Market, The Surfside Sunshine Market, and the Cape Harbour Farmers Marker. Here you will find everything you need to visit, shop or become a vendor at both of these wonderful Cape Coral Markets. All three markets are always overflowing with fresh, local and healthy produce, fruits and foods, along with melt-in-your-mouth baked goods, made-on-site guacamole, salsas, homemade jams & jellies, pickles & olive mixes, cheeses, take home foods and much more.