Flashy supermarket chains are everywhere these days selling a wide variety of products from countless brands.That's not always a good thing, though. Sometimes it's better to choose quality over quantity, and there's no better way to do that than by visiting your local farmers market. Farmers markets in Miami will guarantee the freshest produce, meats, and other food sources as well as great deals on any of their products. Check out our list of farmers markets in Miami by neighborhood and visit one or more of them next time you need to do some grocery shopping!
Every Saturday, the Coconut Grove Organic Market boasts an organic farmer’s market from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. where customers are able to find fresh vegetables, fruits, a raw bar, and many vegan alternatives. There are even vegan desserts as well as bread and raw Jamaican food. The market also includes a number of stands that sell skin care products, jewelry, and candles.
Miami Beach is another neighborhood with plenty of farmer’s markets. Pastries, artisan bread, and other specialties can be found at the South Pointe Farmers Market on Saturdays, making it an ideal destination for breakfast or lunch. Others prefer visiting the popular Lincoln Road Farmers Market on Sundays where they can also do some shopping at the mall. Those who live near North Beach can enjoy the Normandy Village Market Place on Saturdays that sells delicious empanadas and other foods as well as flowers and plants.
Every Wednesday starting in September, the University of Miami hosts a farmers market between the library and the student center. The market sells an array of organic products, freshly baked goods, artisanal cheese, juices, desserts, and more. Those who aren't part of the student body can always use the Pavia Garage located nearby for parking.
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The Aventura Market Farmers and Artisans is a weekly event held every Sunday that features more than 25 local farmers selling fresh fruits, vegetables, jams, flowers, and other types of seasonal products. Stock up on anything you need at the market located right next to Zara.
People love going to Downtown Miami for shopping and enjoy all the outdoor activities the neighborhood has to offer. What many of them don't know, however, is that the area also holds a few of the best farmers markets in Miami.
Brickell City Centre's new farmer´s market is open every Sunday and has quickly become popular among locals. Those who prefer buying their groceries on Mondays have the opportunity to visit the farmers market at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art offering customers fresh produce and seasonal cooking workshops. The Upper East Side's farmers market in Legion Park is another great choice for Saturdays as the Urban Oasis Project continues to incentivize the local food movement in the county.
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Keeping a healthy lifestyle is always important, and now you can find the best ingredients for your weekly meals by checking out these farmers markets in Miami. Let us know which one is your favorite in the comments section below, and, for more things to do in Miami, register on 305area for your free guide to everything in the Miami area.
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