New Evening Farmers' Market Debuts Next Week

The organizers behind the downtown Sarasota farmers' market are launching a new Thursday evening market in the Rosemary District.

02/15/2018 By Staff

Shop Local

A Guide to the Sarasota Farmers Market

A Saturday morning at the downtown farmers market is a Saturday morning well spent.

09/06/2017 By Stephanie Isaac


City Renaming Sarasota Park After 'Mr. Downtown'

The City of Sarasota is holding a dedication and ribbon cutting to rename Pineapple Park as Paul N. Thorpe Jr. Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22.

07/21/2017 By staff

Smoke Out

Brick's Smoked Meats Opens Downtown

Sarasota's newest barbecue restaurant, Brick's Smoked Meats, opened for lunch and dinner on Tuesday.

05/15/2017 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food Lovers' Guide

Why Aren't There More Local Farmers at the Downtown Market?

The Sarasota Farmers Market has over 50 vendors; only a handful grow and sell their own food.

10/27/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Food Lovers' Guide

There's a Local Farmers Market for Every Kind of Shopper

Top spots for fresh produce, seafood, local products and more.

10/26/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker


Farmers Market Research Shows $56 Million Economic Impact

More than 520,000 visitors to the Sarasota Farmers Market contributed $56 million to the local economy over the past year, according to data released Monday by the market's executive director, Phil Pagano.

08/15/2016 Research by staff


Downtown Farmers' Market Tests New Layout Saturday

Vendors south of Main Street will relocate to First Street, east of Lemon Avenue and near City Hall.

06/30/2016 Research by staff


Downtown Farmers' Market Asks City for Backup Plan During Construction Projects

The Sarasota Farmers Market announced Sunday that it is asking the City of Sarasota to look at a plan to relocate vendors on Lemon and State Streets, due to pending construction in the area.

05/16/2016 Research by staff

Eat This Now

The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 4/20/16

Where and what to eat right now.

04/20/2016 By Eat Beat Team


The 5 Best Things We Ate This Week - 1/22/16

Here's what we loved this week.

01/22/2016 By Megan McDonald


Chef Judi Visits Polpo Pizza Co. and Bricks BBQ

Both vendors offer exceptional food in unique locations, she says.

03/05/2015 By Judi Gallagher


Only in Sarasota: Sarasota Farmer's Market

Illustrator John Pirman sketches a Saturday morning at the downtown Sarasota farmer's market.

01/28/2015 By John Pirman


Photo of the Week: Squash at the Sarasota Farmers Market

This week's Photo of the Week highlights the peak season for the Sarasota Farmers Market.

11/13/2014 By Bobbilynn Hollifield


Foodologist: Mark Gabrick of Bricks BBQ

A new Farmer's Market vendor offers Texas-style, slow-smoked meat.

05/30/2014 By Megan McDonald


Sarasota Restaurant and Dining News from Chef Judi Gallagher

Chef Judi gives us the dish on Sarasota restaurant and dining news for April 2014.

04/01/2014 By Judi Gallagher


Restaurant News: Taste of Asia Moving; Full Belly Stuffed Burgers Opening in Manatee

Sarasota restaurant news: Taste of Asia moving; Full Belly Stuffed Burgers opening in Manatee County.

03/25/2013 By Megan McDonald