There’s a Farmers’ Market Near YOU!!

Today we are not only aware of what we eat but also the quality of what we eat. Growing Awareness as been the main contributor to a now thriving community of Farmers Markets. You and I are now interested where out food comes from and it a great relief to know exactly which farm the food we choose to buy comes from. It’s also a great opportunity to get to know the growers who supply the produce and how it is grown.

In Florida produce stalls can be labelled “organically grown, no use of chemicals or conventional.” This is a great way to filter in what you are looking for and makes shopping a whole lot more faster. Cooking Pot the iPhone App provides a Shopping List to make thing so Easy and if you happen to see a box of tomatoes on the cheap this is your chance to buy it know you have numerous Healthy and Delicious recipes to choose from. Download it here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cookingpot/id586052832?ls=1&mt=8

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Today we’ll take a look at the Farmers Markets around Miami Florida. If I’ve missed any please comment and let me know.

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Please let me know with your comments if I don’t have things right.

The following markets have been sourced from: http://themarketcompany.org/#/north-bay-village/4571775867, http://localfoodsouthflorida.org/farmersmarkets.html, https://www.glaserorganicfarms.com/market.php Some of these Markets have Facebook pages as well.

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Miami-Dade County Farmers’ Markets

Aventura Mall Farmers’ Market

When: Once a month on Saturdays, 10am to 9:30pm & Sundays, noon to 8pm. Open seasonally from January to October; Location:In the center courtyard around the Koi pond in the Aventura Mall. 19501 Biscayne Boulevard; Aventura, FL 33180. Contact: Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Opa Locka Farmers’ Market

When: Wednesdays, 2pm to 5:30pm. Open seasonally from February to June. Location: front of the Nathan B. Young Elementary School. 14120 NW 24th Avenue; Opa Locka, FL 33054. Contact: Stephanie Sainvil at 305.685.0973.

North Miami Farmers’ Market

When: Thursdays, 11am to 5pm. Open seasonally from October to May(last day of the season: 23 May 2013). 20 vendors; founded 2011. Location: In the plaza of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). 770 NE 125th Street; North Miami, FL 33161. Contact: City of North Miami Parks & Recreation at 305.895.9840

Normanby Village Farmers’ Market

When: Saturdays, 9am to 5pm. Open all year. Location: At the Normandy Isle Fountain. 900 71st Street; Miami Beach, FL 33141. Contact Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Northbay Village Green Market

When: Fridays, 2pm to 8pm. Open all year. Where: The Crab House Restaurant. 1551 79th Street Causeway; North Bay Village, FL 33141. Contact Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Eastside Farmers’ Market at Legion Park

When: Saturdays, 9am to 2pm. Open all year. 10 vendors. Location: Entrance of Legion Park. 6601 Biscayne Boulevard; Miami, FL 33138

Miami Springs Farmers’ Market

When: Saturdays, 8am to 1pm. Open September to March. Location: Soccer field at All Angels Episcopal Church. 1801 Ludlum Drive; Miami, Florida 33166. Contact: Sarah Vargas

Liberty City Green Market

Where: Saturdays 10am to 3pm. Open January to July.Location: West side at 5988 NW 7th Ave, Miami, FL 33127. Contact Irie at 954.699.1562

Brownsville Farmers’ Market

When: Wednesdays, 11am to 2pm. Open January to April. 3 vendors. Location: Jessie Trice Community Health Center, in the southeast corner of 54th Street and 22nd Avenue. 5 blocks northeast of Brownsville Metrorail station. 5361 NW 22nd Avenue; Miami, FL 33142. Contact Melissa Contreras at 786.350.6571.

Wynwood Farmers’ Market

When: Saturdays, 11am to 2pm. Open October to May. Location: The Lab Miami. 400 NW 26th Street; Miami, FL 33127. Contact: Erin Healy at 786.383.2532.

Civic Centre Metrorail Farmers’ Market

When: Thursdays & Fridays, 10am to 4pm. (resuming soon.) Location: Northeast of Civic Center Metrorail Station near Jackson Memorial Hospital overhead. 1501 NW 12th Avenue; Miami, FL 33136. Contact: Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens Farmers Market

When: Market Wednesdays, 9am to 5pm. Open October to April. 15 vendors. Location: 2000 Convention Center Drive; Miami Beach, FL 33139. Contact: Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Lincoln Road Farmers’ Market

When: Sundays, 9am to 6:30pm. Location: Lincoln Road between Meridian & Washington Avenues. 730 Lincoln Road; Miami Beach, FL 33139. Contact: Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Government Center Farmers’ Market

When: Tuesdays, 10am to 4pm. (resuming soon.) Location: Street level plaza in front of the Stephen P. Clark Governmental Center/Metrorail station. 111 NW 1st Street; Miami, FL 33128. Contact: Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Downtown Farmers’ Market at Southeast Financial Center

When: Thursdays, 8am to 3pm. 25 vendors. Location: Southeast Financial Center’s covered plaza. 200 South Biscayne Boulevard; Miami, FL 33131. Contact: Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Brickell Flatiron Park Green Market

When: Fridays & Saturdays, 9am to 5pm. Location: In Brickell Flatiron Park. 1001 South Miami Ave; Miami, FL 33130. Contact Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

FIU Maldique Campus Farmers’ Market

When: Wednesdays, noon to 3pm. Open seasonally in the fall and spring semesters. Location: Between Green Library and the central fountain. 11200 SW 8th Street; Miami, FL 33174.

Coral Gables Farmers’ Market

When: Saturdays, 8am to 2pm. Open seasonally from January to March. Location: In front of the Coral Gables City Hall. 405 Biltmore Way; Coral Gables, FL 33134. 305.460.5607

Southwest Community Farmers’ Market at Tropical Park

When: Saturdays, 10am to 4pm. Location: The Tropical Park near the Bird Road entrance. 7900 SW 40th Street; Miami, FL 33143‬. 305.663.0917

Glaser Organic Farmers’ Market

When: Saturdays, 10am to 7pm. Location: 3300 Grand Avenue; Coconut Grove, FL 33133. 305.238.7747

University of Miami Farmers’ Market

When: Wednesdays, 9am to 3pm. Open September to May. Location: The University of Miami campus, at the Foote University Green between the post office & the Richter Library. 1300 Memorial Drive; Coral Gables, FL 33124. Contact Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Pincrest Gardens Farmers’ Market

When: Sundays, 9am to 3pm. Location: The Pinecrest Gardens Park (site of the old Parrot Jungle). 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest; FL 33156. Contact: Claire Tomlin at 305.531.0038.

Cutler bay Farmers’ Market

When: Sundays, 8am to 3pm. Location: At Old Cutler Road and SW 87th Avenue. 20002 Old Cutler Road; Cutler Bay, FL 33190. Contact Maria Stefano: at 786.486.0202.

Redland Market Village at Bargain Town

When: Saturdays & Sundays, 9am to 5pm. Location: West side at the intersection of US 1 and SW 244 to 248 Streets. 24400 Packinghouse Road; Homestead, FL 33032. 305.257.4335

Harvest Farmers’ Market

When: Saturdays, 9am to 2pm. Location: In the field at the intersection of 1st Avenue & Mowry Drive, across from the Papco Auto Parts store. 7 NW 1st Avenue; Homestead, FL 33030. Contact: Arturo Lopez at 305.246.0357.

Farmer’s Markets are a great opportunity to get some of the freshest and most wholesome produce out there. Cooking Pot the iPhone App helps out with a fantastic Shopping List and a bunch of wholesome ready to go recipes that will keep up when you’re on the go. Have a fantastic day at your local Farmers’ Market! Let me know if I’ve missed anything!

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