Around the World

Celebrate Our City's Many Cultures at a Festival in Newtown This Weekend

The festival takes place May 6-8 and features sights, sounds and flavors from around the world. Proceeds will go to a new program for incarcerated folks re-entering society.

05/03/2022 By Allison Forsyth

I Dream of Smoothies

Dream Earth Bowls Opening First Storefront in Broadway Promenade

A ribbon cutting will kick off the smoothie bowl shop's grand opening in downtown Sarasota.

04/28/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Let's Get Crackin'

Where to Find Farm-Fresh Eggs in Sarasota

Check out these seven local farms where you can find fresh, pastured and organic eggs.

04/12/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Say (Vegan) Cheese

A Local Creamery Is Making Gourmet Cheese—Without Animal Products

Who says you need milk to make cheese? Dairy Free Creamery is making plant-based cheeses that are worthy of your charcuterie board.

01/25/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Fresh news

The Manatee County NAACP Has Started a New Monthly Farmers Market

The next one takes place 11 a.m.-4 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 11.

12/10/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Weekend update

The Meadows Has a Farmers Market Now

The market kicked off in early October and operates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Sunday.

11/21/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

New Sunday Spot

The Lakewood Ranch Farmers' Market Is Moving

Waterside Place, the market's new home, will also host a monthly series of Ranch Nite evening events.

11/02/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

You Love to See It

Sarasota's Seasonal Farmers' Markets Are Returning Soon

Markets are starting up for the season in Bradenton, Sarasota and south Sarasota County.

09/27/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Pie high

New Vendor Brings Chicken Pot Pies to the Sarasota Farmers Market

MawMaw's Chicken Pies sells frozen pies made by hand in North Carolina.

08/24/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Super bowls

A Dreamy New Vendor Has Joined the Sarasota Farmers Market

Dream Earth Bowls, an açaí bowl company founded in Hawaii, has found its way to the Sarasota Farmers Market.

07/07/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Health care

Downtown Farmers' Market to Host Covid-19 Vaccine Event This Saturday

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available for free to anyone 18 and up.

06/07/2021 By Staff

Yes Cigar

A Father-Son Team Is Selling Hand-Crafted Cigars at the Sarasota Farmers Market

"It's more than a business. It’s a tradition."

04/01/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Congratulations are in order

Farmers Market Design Contest Winner Announced

The winning image was created by Michael White, a Ringling College of Art and Design graduate and freelance illustrator.

03/18/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Salt life

Local Sea Salt Adds a Pinch of Paradise to Any Plate

Southwest Florida's shores are the source for Sea Salt Florida's organically harvested salts.

03/02/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Get Cracking

The Sarasota Farmers Market Is Hosting a T-Shirt and Tote Bag Design Contest

The winner will receive a $100 gift card and a bundle of market goodies.

02/26/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Vibing

Eat, Shop and Chill at Two Upcoming Indie Market Events

73° Flea is hosting the newish South Gate Farmer's Market on Thursday and the Rosemary Indie Market on Saturday.

02/17/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Steep this

Venice Company Sells Unique Tea Drinks From Its Mobile 'Tea Trailer'

Elevation Tea Company serves unique concoctions on the weekends, and sells international loose leaf tea online.

02/16/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Bouncing back

Customers Come Through for Local Farm After It Was Robbed

Jessica's Organic Farm has been asking for support from the community, and the community has delivered.

12/29/2020 By Allison Forsyth

Open for business

The Sarasota Farmers Market Has a New Manager and Is Adding New Vendors

Foot traffic on Saturday mornings may be lighter than normal this fall, but despite the still-fraught environment for small businesses, the market is growing.

11/30/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Shopping list

How to Find What's in Season in Florida

Florida has a unique growing season. Here's a month-by-month guide to what the state's farms are typically producing.

11/20/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker