Guide to Miami’s Top Farmers’ Markets

Guide to Miami’s Top Farmers’ Markets

May 03, 2017 May 03, 2017

With spring in full swing, it’s time to shed those extra pounds (and clothing) for a cool dip in the ocean. And, what better way than to fill up on healthy, delicious eats found at your local farmers’ market. Miami’s sprawling with such markets that’ll have you hooked to fresh, healthy, organic eating in no time. Amazing health benefits come as an added bonus!

So, whether you wish to expand your standard culinary repertoire, go vegan, get fit or simply support your local vendors, here are Miami’s Top Farmers’ Markets that will keep you and your body beaming with nature’s goodness:

Adrienne Arsht Center Farmers' Market

Location: 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Downtown Miami
Hours of Operation: Mondays 4:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

You can stop by this nighttime market on your way home from work! Choose from a selection of produce grown in Florida along with prepared foods available for a quick dinner. If you've got the time, hang around for a workshop, cooking demo or live music. Notable vendors include tropical fruit seller LNB Grovestand, USDA certified organic farm Urban Oasis Project, and uniquely-flavored Keez Beez Honey.

Adrienne Arsht Center Farmers Market
Photograph: Courtesy of arshtcenter.org/Justin Namon

Brickell City Centre Farmers' Market

Location: Between 7th & 8th Street beneath the Metromover Track, Brickell
Hours of Operation: Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy a leisurely Sunday afternoon stroll, while checking off items on your grocery list. Prick up a prepared meal at Zak the Baker bread for dinner, or snack on cheeses and Argentinian empanadas. Besides the usual fresh fruits and veggies, check out the herb plants and artisanal olive oil at this organic paradise.

Brickell City Centre Farmer Market
Photograph: Courtesy of brickellcitycentre.com

Coconut Grove Farmers' Market

Location: 3300 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove
Hours of Operation: Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Bring a big appetite to this vegetarian wonderland, as it houses organic food for every diet and allergy. Begin your tour with selections from Glaser Organic Farms selections, including a salad made from local produce or vegan “sushi” rolls, and top it off with vegan ice cream. For the main course, there's delicious Indian food, gourmet sandwiches, and a choice of veggie burgers with vegan cheese. In between courses, shop for homemade items like soaps and jewelry for beauty that shines from the inside-out.

Coconut Grove Farmers Market
Photograph: Courtesy of Yelp/Julie R.
 
The Farmers' Market at Merrick Park

Location: 358 San Lorenzo Avenue, Coral Gables
Hours of Operation: Sundays 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

After browsing through the Shops at Merrick Park for a couple, go ahead and tour the outdoor farmers’ market before heading home. Right between Tourneau and Nordstrom will be a selection of organic produce and fresh baked goods loaded with natural goodness. It definitely beats fast food from a food court.

Merrick Park Farmers Market
Photograph: Courtesy of Facebook/The Farmers Market at Merrick Park

Lincoln Road Farmers' Market

Location: Lincoln Road between Washington and Meridian Avenues, South Beach
Hours of Operation: Sundays 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Spend a leisurely Sunday wandering through Lincoln Road Mall's outdoor market. You'll find everything here, from organic produce to honey to jams and jellies. Pick out fresh-cut flowers or one of their famous fruit smoothies. Clothing and antique vendors also set up shop from October to May, so there's still time to check them out.

Lincoln Road Farmers Market
Photograph: Courtesy of CC/Flickr/Edgar Zuniga Jr.
 
Normandy Village Farmers' Market

Location: Normandy Isle Fountain at 7892 Rue Vendome, North Beach
Hours of Operation: Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

This small, but bountiful market has the iconic Normandy Isle Fountain as its backdrop. You'll find the expected fresh produce - honey and flowers - and then there's the prepared foods and French pastries. It's the perfect setting for an evening picnic.

Normandy Village Market
Photograph: Courtesy of Yelp/Rich D.

Pinecrest Gardens Farmers' Market

Location: 11000 Red Road, Pinecrest
Hours of Operation: Sundays 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Dedicated to local, organic and sustainable farms, Pinecrest Gardens Farmers' Market supplies visitors with enough selections to fill a buffet. All of the fruits and vegetables are in season, plus the meats and cheeses will save you a trip to a chain supermarket. Seek out the conch fritters, BBQ and pizza stands for a satisfying lunch. Don't miss the spices, teas and soy products like candles and soaps.

Pinecrest Market
Photograph: Courtesy of pinecrest.fl.gov

Upper East Side Farmers' Market

Location: Legion Park at 66th Street and Biscayne Boulevard, Little Haiti
Hours of Operation: Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Even though this market is small, it has plenty of produce thanks to the Urban Oasis Project. Their stand is full of beautiful tropical fruit you won't see in supermarkets. Move on to specialty items such as essential oils, vegan cookies and gluten-free bread. You can even take part in a free yoga class to start the day right.

Upper East Side Farmer Market
Photograph: Courtesy of Yelp/Upper Eastside Farmers Market

Wynwood Farmers' Market

Location: NW 26th Street between Third and Fifth Avenues, Wynwood
Hours of Operation: Saturdays 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Bring the family to a place that's part-market, part-block party. Enjoy live music and entertainment or watch a culinary demonstration. Aside from the regular fresh produce and prepared foods, you'll have tons of snack options. Pick up a refreshing glass of coconut water, a baked goodie to suit your diet or allergy, or a flavored homemade granola. Be sure to stop by tables of homemade jewelry and other natural products, some provided by Etsy vendors.

Wynwood Farmer Market
Photograph: Courtesy of Yelp/Marilyn M.

Southwest Community Farmers' Market

Location: Tropical Park at 7900 Bird Road, SW 40th Street, Olympia Heights
Hours of Operation: Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

This market is on a mission to bring fresh food to the South Miami community. A bit off from the city’s center, they provide the customary seasonal fruit and quality honey, but there's also an assortment of unique items and prepared meals that could get you hooked. Try a sugarcane juice called “guarapo”, go for the King Fish seafood creations, or sample some Peruvian dishes. Prepared foods’ stand Vilma's Creations hosts fun events, while Daubar's Products sells natural beauty items for you and your canine companion.

Southwest Cummunity
Photograph: Courtesy of Yelp/Julio H.
 
Think I missed a spot? Which one of these markets do you like to shop at? Have an experience you’d like to share? Let me know in the comments below.

Contact Sep Niakan
Founder, Condoblackbook.com & Owner/Broker, HB Roswell Realty
(305) 697-7667
contact@condoblackbook.com
Request Info
By sending you agree to CondoBlackBook's Terms of Use

Your Miami Condo Awaits

Recent Posts

October 2020: ‘Scare Up’ Some Fall Fun with These Miami Events
Lifestyle October 2020: ‘Scare Up’ Some Fall Fun with These Miami Events
It’s that time of year again, when orange skies fill the air and pumpkin spice lattes fill your coffee mug. Fall in Miami is truly beautiful - the weather is cooler, the sunsets are stunning and the pace of our lives starts to wind down a bit. October in Miami is great time to experience the outdoors and get in some nature walks to recharge the senses without breaking much of a sweat - not to mention have some fun! So, for things to do in Miami this month, we’ve got a mixed goodie bag of online and on-ground events to help you have some Halloween fun. (We highly recommend double checking the availability of the on-ground events before heading out.) There’s also a virtual run, online jazz series, boat show, and carnival to keep you in the highest of fall spirits. Look below for the complete list of virtual and on-ground events to spice up your October in the Magic City: Halloween Specials Drive-Through Pumpkin Patch: October 3-31 Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo Center, University...
Our Top 10 Sailing & Boating Clubs - From Coconut Grove to Miami Beach
Lifestyle Our Top 10 Sailing & Boating Clubs - From Coconut Grove to Miami Beach
Nothing embodies the Miami lifestyle better than a day of sailing on the beautiful blue waters of Biscayne Bay, the Atlantic Ocean, or the Intracoastal Waterway. Boating is a way of life in South Florida. For those who want to board a boat and join the fun, here is a list of our 10 favorite sailing and boating clubs in Miami.  1) Biscayne Bay Yacht Club 2540 S Bayshore Dr, Coconut Grove  The Biscayne Bay Yacht Club (BBYC) is Miami’s oldest boat club, dating back to 1887, when it leased the Florida Cape Lighthouse as its headquarters.  The club purchased its current clubhouse in 1932 and has been involved in practically every important sailing race in South Florida to date.  Today, the club continues to be among the most popular sailing clubs in Miami, with regattas throughout the year, sailing lessons, and all kinds of sailing events. The BBYC has also become popular among windsurfers and is now known as the international hub for this popular sport, turning out Olympic-caliber...
These Two New Miami Towers Could Become Edgewater’s Latest Developments
Real Estate News These Two New Miami Towers Could Become Edgewater’s Latest Developments
Edgewater is expanding. Again! With two new residential towers planned - one condo and one multifamily - the Miami waterfront neighborhood is once again proving it’s continuing to be Miami’s most desirable neighborhood. Both projects are currently awaiting a vote from the City of Miami’s Urban Development Review Board. Developers have been attracted to Edgewater for residential projects, given its family-friendly vibe. The Bayfront neighborhood further benefits from close proximity to the shops and restaurants of Midtown, high-end shopping at the Design District, the eclectic art scene of Wynwood, and general vivacity of Downtown. It is also minutes from a Metromover station that takes people through to Downtown and Brickell. New Edgewater Condo Grupo T&C: 36-story, LEED-certified Condo Tower designed by Kobi Karp Sitting just behind Quantum on the Bay and 1800 Club, Lima-based developer Grupo T&C is proposing a 322-unit, 36-story tower at 1825 and 1837 NE Fourth Avenue. The...
Must-Have Tech to Make Your Condo a Smart Home
Opinions and Advice Must-Have Tech to Make Your Condo a Smart Home
Smart Home technology has been improving year after year and has probably been making your life easier without you even knowing. In the last few years, the home-tech market has exploded leading to a new generation of smart home devices that let you automate your condo.  Whether it’s an energy-saving, AI-powered thermostat keeping your condo at the right temperature, or maybe a smart security system that keeps burglars at bay. There is no question the smart home market is growing and here to stay. What: Philips Hue - The Smart Light Bulb Why: The Philips Hue Smart Bulbs give you access to the color and tone of the lights in your condo all from an app on your phone. These smart light bulbs communicate through Bluetooth and wifi, letting you control the lighting around your condo with just a smartphone! Depending on which model you buy, you’ll be able to not only change the strength and hue of the light but even the color. Dim purple lighting in your living room? Easy. All without...
Need to Get Away from It All? Escape to a Miami Sandbar
Lifestyle Need to Get Away from It All? Escape to a Miami Sandbar
Destination: Sandbar Miami Miami’s coastline provides plenty of adventure, fun and stress relief, the perfect life hack for destressing! Whether you’re into boating, kayaking, swimming, or scuba diving, our coast provides plentiful areas where natural beauty and cooling relief from the hot sunny weather await you. Among the many delights that the Miami coastline has to offer are the sandbars that emerge along the beach at low tide. While most sandbars come and go with the tides and shifting sands, there are several that are established as permanent, and three in particular within Miami. These sandbars are sunny oases in the middle of the sea, accessible only by boat or kayak, and have become popular fun zones where families and singles can swim, relax, and party.  If you are looking to enjoy a special adventure in the water, set out on the waters and check out these gorgeous Miami Sandbars the next time you go out boating or kayaking. Haulover Sandbar 10800 Collins Ave, Sunny...
Buying a Miami Condo for Daily Rental or Short-Term Vacation Rental? Read This!
Opinions and Advice Buying a Miami Condo for Daily Rental or Short-Term Vacation Rental? Read This!
With more and more travelers choosing to book with daily vacation rental websites such as Airbnb or VRBO over traditional hotels, the short-term vacation rental business is on the rise globally. Its local reach, luxury amenities and home-away-from-home comfort is what makes this vacation rental model a huge success. Additionally, when you couple the breeziness of an Airbnb-style vacation rental with a year-round city like Miami, travelers get a phenomenal vacation. After all, it's no secret that Miami has one of the best beach, nightlife, food, culture and shopping scenes in the world, and that's not going to change. This, quite obviously, makes buying a condo for daily renting in the city or Miami Beach a lucrative and smart investment opportunity. However, before you go property-hunting for your full-time or part-time Airbnb investment, here's what you should know about daily rental condos in Miami: Quick Links   Why Invest in a Daily Rental Condo in Miami? What's the Difference...