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:
This farmers market takes place the 2nd weekend of every month through October 2016 from 10 am-9:30 pm Saturdays and noon-8 pm Sundays at Aventura Mall, 9501 Biscayne Blvd.
This farmers market is scheduled for these dates in 2017: Jan. 3, 8, 22; Feb. 5, 19; March 5, 19; and April 2 at Founders Park, 3105 NE 190 St., from 9 am to 1 pm.
Coral Gables-University of Miami
Shop on the university campus, 1320 S Dixie Hwy., between the library and student center from 9 am-3 pm Wednesdays Sept. 30-May, except when school is closed.
Shop from a variety of fresh produce, snacks, jewelry and textiles from vendors across South Florida at the Downtown Dadeland Market, on Southwest 72nd Place between 89th Street and 90th Lane, from noon-6 pm Saturdays from Aug. 20-Dec. 17.
Also in Dadeland, shop the farmers market year-round from 9 am-3 pm Wednesdays at the Dadeland North Metrorail Station, 8300 S. Dixie Hwy.
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. The farmers market runs along the landscaped pathway that runs between Seventh Street and Eighth Street, directly underneath Miami’s Metromover track. The 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. The market opens 9 am-2 pm Sundays at 59 SE Eighth St.
The vendors at the Civic Center Station near Jackson Hospital provide fresh produce, flowers and more year-round from 9 am–3 pm Tuesdays at 1601 NW 12th Ave.
Also, shop at the University of Miami Jackson Campus on the Fred Cowell Mall (near Calder Library) from 9 am-3 pm Thursdays – Aug. 4 & 18; Sept. 1, 15 & 29; Oct. 13 & 27.
Shop this farmers market from 9 am-4 pm Thursdays year-round at the Government Center, 101 NW 1 St.
This Farmers Market provides an opportunity to buy fresh produce or flowers on the way out of downtown from 4-8 pm Mondays at the Thompson Plaza for the Arts at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Call 305-531-0038 for more info.
Shop this farmers market at the Shops at Midtown Miami, 3401 N Miami Ave., on Midtown Circle (near the West Elm store) from 11 am-6 pm Saturdays year-round.
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. The market opens from 9 am-2 pm 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.
Shop the farmers market every Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m. and welcome the partnership with the Wynwood Farmers Market at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, 2000 Convention Center Dr.
Miami Beach-Lincoln Road
Enjoy farmers market staples such as fruit, vegetables, plants, honey and more from 9 am-5 pm Sundays on Lincoln Road from Meridian to Washington avenues in Miami Beach.
Miami Beach-Normandy Village
Shop the farmers market from 9 am-4 pm Saturdays year-round at the Normandy Isle Fountain, 7802 Rue Vendome.
Miami Beach-South Pointe
Enjoy this farmers market at South Pointe Triangle Park on Alton Road between 1st & 2nd avenues from 9 am-2 pm Saturdays. Open Sept. 10, 2016 through May 2017. Closed for summer.
Enjoy artisan baker goods, fresh produce, gourmet specialties and more from 9 am-2 pm Sundays year-round at Pinecrest Gardens, 3211 Anderson Rd.
West Dade-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. The market opens from 9 am-3 pm Saturdays year-round at Tropical Park near the Bird Road entrance, at 7900 Bird Rd.
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. The market is open 10 am-3 pm Sundays at 8705 SW 124 Ave., Kendall, FL. Call 305-318-6148 for more info.
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Miami Beach Botanical Garden