Farmers Markets are popping up all over the nation to provide local fresh farm-to-table goods for consumers. It also helps local farmers and growers with sales. In Miami-Dade County, these markets are currently operating:
Brickell City Centre, the highly anticipated mixed-use project nearing completion in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood, is the host of the Brickell City Centre Farmers Market, which runs every Sunday. Swire Properties Inc, the developer of the 5.4 million square-foot project, has partnered with The Market Company, the producer behind some of South Florida’s most popular farmers markets, to create an ongoing weekend affair that is held adjacent to the excitement of Miami’s newest urban shopping, dining and entertainment destination. The farmers market runs every Sunday from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. along the landscaped pathway that runs between Seventh Street and Eighth Street, directly underneath Miami’s Metromover track. Strolling distance from tens of thousands of Brickell residents, the Brickell City Centre Farmers Market features conventional and organically grown produce as well as a variety of cheeses, breads and prepared foods. Zak the Baker bread, local honey, orchids, fruit smoothies, Argentinian empanadas, artisanal olive oil and herb plants round out the growing list.
9 am-2 pm Sundays at 59 SE Eighth Street, Miami, Florida 33131
Shop from a variety of fresh produce, snacks, jewelry and textiles from vendors across South Florida every Saturday at the Downtown Dadeland Market. All ages are welcomed.
Noon-6 pm Saturdays from Aug. 20-Dec. 17 on Southwest 72nd Place between 89th Street and 90th Lane.
The Adrienne Arsht Center Farmers Market provides an opportunity to buy fresh produce or flowers on the way home from work, a welcome distraction from the commute home. Hosted by The Market Company, the market will include locally grown food, plus prepared food and beverages will also be available. There will be occasional workshops with food writers and chefs, live music and cooking demonstrations.
4-8 pm Mondays at the Thompson Plaza for the Arts at the Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL. Call 305-531-0038 for more info.
Find the freshest produce and breads year-round at the Kendall Village Farmers Market. More than 40 vendors are on hand selling the freshest produce, flowers, plants, homemade baked goods as well as arts and crafts and jewelry.
10 am-3 pm Sundays at 8705 SW 124 Ave., Kendall, FL. Call 305-318-6148 for more info.
Enjoy farmers market staples such as fruit, vegetables, plants, honey and more.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays on Lincoln Road from Meridian to Washington avenues in Miami Beach.
Enjoy artisan baker goods, fresh produce, gourmet specialties and more.
9 am to 2 pm Sundays year-round at 3211 Anderson Rd.
Southwest Community Farmers Market at Tropical Park
The Southwest Community Farmers Market offers local and organic vegetables and herbs, fruits, honey and more. EBT benefits are doubled up to $10.
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays year-round at Tropical Park near the Bird Road entrance, at 7900 Bird Rd.
Upper Eastside Miami
The Upper Eastside Farmers Market provides produce, local honey, orchids and bromeliads, breads and crackers, fresh juices and more. EBT cards are accepted, with EBT funds doubled up to $10 per user.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays year-round at Northeast 66th Street and Biscayne Boulevard.
“Discover a World of Deliciousness” at the Wynwood Farmers Market, which will host a curated collection and variety of locally grown, artisanal foods, local fruits and vegetables, hand crafted objects for the kitchen and home, and more.
Expect to see locally farmed produce, gourmet prepared foods, grass fed meats, hand-crafted pottery and wood bowls, plates and utensils, plants, herbs and a special section with natural treats and foods for pets. There also may be cooking demos taught by local guest chefs and live music.
UPDATE NEW LOCATION: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays year-round on Northwest 26th Street between Third and Fifth avenues. 305-479-7263.
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