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COCONUT CREEK: Coconut Creek Farmers Market
What: This season marks the fifth year for this green market, which the City of Coconut Creek says is one of their most popular events. You can expect 50 vendors this time around with fare such as baked goods, beverages, international cheeses, produce, plants, jewelry, art and ready-to-eat prepared meals.

When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. the first and third Saturday of the month.

Where: Township Plaza, 4400 W. Sample Road, Coconut Creek (on the corner of West Sample and Lyons roads).

Parking: The market is staged in the parking lot of Township Plaza, where there is no charge.

Contact: 954-545-6682 or CoconutCreek.net/parks/events/farmers-market.

 

COCONUT GROVE: ORGANIC Farmer’s Market on Saturdays; Also, Farm Store, Raw Vegan Culinary Arts Classes, Shop online, Classes and Tours, Frozen Foods-Cakes and Ice Creams-10am to 7pm every Saturday, Rain or Shine-GlaserOrganicFarms.com

Location: 3300 Grand Avenue, Coconut Grove, FL 33133 (corner of Grand Avenue & Margaret Street)

More info:  305-238-7747 or click here: https://glaserorganicfarms.com/index.php?route=information/information&information_id=8

 

DELRAY: Delray Beach GreenMarket
What: This is a staple of the downtown Delray Beach scene. This year is the 26th anniversary of the outdoor pop-up event.

When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays starting Oct. 23

Where: The front lawn of the Cornell Museum of Art at Old School Square, 51 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach

Parking: The city parking garage is located on campus and is free until 4 p.m.

Contact: 561-276-7511, 561-278-8640 or DelrayCRA.org/green-market.

HOLLYWOOD:  Yellow Green Farmers Market- 1940 N. 30th Road, Hollywood-open-air shopping venue open after makeover-And, in 2022, there are more upgrades to come, such as a food hall with 30 restaurant vendors called The Station and retail warehouse with antiques and collectibles that will be called The Nest. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Parking: There are two lots. The North lot charges a $10 flat rate all-day. The South lot charges $10 for every three hours.
Contact: 954-513-3990 or YGfarmersmarket.com.

LAKE WORTH: Lake Worth Beach Farmers Market
What: This green market originated 14 years ago in the lower parking lot of the Lake Worth Beach Casino before moving to Old Bridge Park, that sliver of land that juts out into the Intracoastal Waterway. There are tentative plans this year to stage special events such as a Strawberry Fest and Mango Fest.

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays.

Where: Lake Worth Beach Casino Building and Beach Complex, 1973 Lake Ave., Lake Worth (alongside the bridge between Lake Worth and the island of Lake Worth Beach). You can also use the address 1 South Ocean Blvd., Lake Worth Beach, in your map apps or mapping services.

Parking: The site is a parking lot that is free during the market.

Contact: Facebook.com/LakeWorthBeachFarmersMarket.

 

LAS OLAS: Las Olas Oceanside Park Farmers, Antique and Artisan Market

What: This market is right there on the Strip at Fort Lauderdale beach where Las Olas Boulevard meets A1A. In addition to the organic produce, cheese, baked items, handmade goods, apothecary and jewelry, there will also be $10 cash-only yoga classes starting at 9:30 a.m. (in November, that start time moves to 10 a.m.).

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays.

Where: Las Olas Oceanside Park, 3000 E. Las Olas Boulevard (at A1A on Fort Lauderdale beach).

Parking: Lots, street and garage parking in the area cost around $4 and hour to $10 all day.

Contact: Facebook.com/oceansideparkmarket.

 

LOXAHATCHEE: Swank Farm Farmers Market
What: This market started about six years ago as a sort of extension of the green market season in Palm Beach County. When those markets would begin shutting down in April, Darrin and Jodi Swank of Swank Specialty Produce would open their farm for an additional pop-up market for six or seven additional weeks before shutting down for the summer months.

Also, Swank Farms is reviving its Swank Table series starting on Dec. 12. The dining events will include an Anthony Bourdain tribute, a Venetian-themed mascarade, a C.B.D. dinner and a Caribbean street food/culture celebration. Guest chefs from Miami-Dade include Fernando Mayers from Osteria Morini, Danny Ganem from Fiola Miami and Sebastian Benitez from Los Fuegos/Faena Hotel. Tickets are $165.

When: 10-1 p.m. Saturdays.

Where: 14311 North Road, Loxahatchee.

Parking: Free parking under the direction of a parking attendant.

Contact: 561-202-5648 or SwankSpecialtyProduce.com.

 

PALM BEACH GARDENS: This year Gardens 2 Go in Palm Beach Gardens will have over 120 vendors as well as a different live music act each Sunday,
This year Gardens 2 Go in Palm Beach Gardens will have over 120 vendors as well as a different live music act each Sunday, (City of Palm Beach Gardens / Courtesy)
Gardens 2 Go Food and Produce Market
What: This is the 20th year of this green market known for the wide variety of produce and other items. This year Gardens 2 Go will have over 120 vendors. In addition to a different live music act each Sunday, they will also have demonstrations, exhibits or GardensArt pop-up in the Market Spotlight Area. Pets are not allowed.

When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays.

Where: City Hall Municipal Campus, 10500 N. Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens.

Parking: Free parking in lots adjacent and within a quarter of a mile of the market.

Contact: 561-630-1146 or Facebook.com/GardensGreenMarket.

PARKLAND: Parkland Farmers Market
What: This al fresco market bills itself as the largest outdoor farmers’ market in Broward County with more than 100 vendors every year since it first started in 2006. No one knows yet if that distinction will hold up when it starts up again on Nov. 7. (till April) Make sure you check out the specialty fairs that are concurrent to some of the Parkland Farmers Market dates.

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the first and third Sunday of the month. Then, allowing for Easter, the second and fourth Sunday in April.

Where: Equestrian Center at Temple Park, 8350 Ranch Road, Parkland.

Parking: There is free parking in a field at the neighboring Parkland Equestrian Center.

Contact: 954-757-4107 or CityOfParkland.org/farmersmarket.

 

PLANTATION: Plantation Farmers Market
Customers Plantation Farmer’s Market in Plantation on Saturday September 26, 2020. Jennifer Lett South Florida Sun Sentinel
Customers Plantation Farmer’s Market in Plantation on Saturday September 26, 2020. Jennifer Lett South Florida Sun Sentinel (Jennifer Lett/Sun Sentinel)
What: This green market has been going on for 10 years and includes a wide variety of about 20 vendors ranging from fruits, vegetables and florals to fish, barbecue, soups and empanadas. There are also usually booths for leather bags, jewelry, soaps and lotions.

When: Every Saturday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Volunteer Park, 12050 W. Sunrise Blvd., Plantation.

Parking: Free parking lot.

Contact: 954-452-2558 or Plantation.org/government/go-green/farmers-market.

POMPANO: Green Market Pompano Beach
What: Last year the Green Market Pompano Beach moved to a new location, the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. This year, for the 19th edition, there will be yoga led by Samantha Marcum and music by DJ Trish. There will be special themed markets such as “Small Business Saturday” on Nov. 13, “Craft Day” on Nov. 27 and “Happy Holidays” on Dec. 11. For a complete list of the themes, go to PompanoBeachArts.org/programs/green-market-pompano-beach.

When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturday of each month starting on Nov. 13.

Where: The Pompano Beach Cultural Center, 50 W. Atlantic Blvd., Pompano Beach.

Parking: Free parking at City Hall and at the Cultural Center and Library campus (on the south side).

Contact: PompanoBeachArts.org or PompanoHistory.com/green_market.

 

RIVIERA BEACH: TikiMarket at the Marina
What: This is the fourth season of the TikiMarket, which bills itself as a green market with a party vibe because there’s music going on along with the stands of fruits, vegetables, juices, breakfast items as well as prepared dishes such as jerk chicken, barbecue and conch fritters. There’s also plenty of tropical fashion – tees, hats, totes, jewelry, etc. And if the crowds are enthusiastic enough, TikiMarket has been known to keep the party going well past the announced quitting time. This year TikiMarket launches on Oct. 17.

When: 10 a.m.-3′ish p.m. Sundays.

Where: Riviera Beach Marina Village,190 E 13th St., Riviera Beach (just south of the Blue Heron Bridge)

Parking: Free parking in a paved parking lot and two grass lots.

Contact: Facebook.com/tikimarketrb.

 

ROYAL PALM BEACH: Royal Palm Beach Green Market and Bazaar
What: Expect to find locally grown plants and organic fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices. In addition to food trucks, there will also be vendors offering vegan dishes, fish and seafood, flowers, baked goods, locally-sourced honey, jewelry, handicrafts, clothing, soaps and pet treats.

When: Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., starting Oct. 9.

Where: Lakeside at Village Hall, 1050 Royal Palm Beach Blvd. Royal Palm Beach.

Parking: Free parking lot.

Contact: 561-790-5196 or RPBGreenMarket.com.

TAMARAC: Tamarac Community Farmers Market
Mark Jones of Lickie Stickie barbeque checks a chicken in the smoker at the Tamarac farmer’s market, Sunday, Sept. 20. 2022.
Mark Jones of Lickie Stickie barbeque checks a chicken in the smoker at the Tamarac farmer’s market, Sunday, Sept. 20. 2022. (Joe Cavaretta / South Florida Sun Sentinel)
What: Sitting alongside the Cypress Creek Greenway and the C14 canal, this market is usually open year round and includes about 16 vendors (reduced from around 24 due to social distancing) for produce, baked goods, teas, jams, pickles, barbecue, Indian food, ceviche, candles, soaps and jewelry.

When: Every Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Tamarac Veterans’ Park, 7825 Southgate Blvd., Tamarac.

Parking: There is a small free parking lot with additional free parking nearby at the Gary B. Jones Dog Park.

Contact: 954-597-3620 or 954-540-6593 or Tamarac.org/231/Special-Events.

 

WELLINGTON: Lakeside Market at Wellington Town Center
What: You may remember this market when it was called Twilight Green Market at Wellington. It is still staged along the promenade on Lake Wellington waterfront, directly behind the community center. And you can still shop for locally-sourced produce, baked goods, homemade gourmet foods, plant-based/vegetarian dishes, herbs, spices, flowers, arts/crafts, jewelry and clothing. There is also often free entertainment at the adjacent Wellington Amphitheater.

When: 5-9 p.m. Fridays

Where: Village of Wellington Town Center, 12150 Forest Hill Blvd, Wellington

Parking: Free parking lot

Contact: 561-753-2484, Wellingtonlakesidemarket.com, Facebook.com/wellingtonlakesidemarket and Instagram.com/wellingtonlakesidemarket.

WEST PALM BEACH: West Palm Beach GreenMarket
What: This is a big farmer’s market with usually around 90 vendors and annually brings in between $3.8 and $4.6 million dollars to the local economy, according to a pre-pandemic survey by Radius Global Market Research. This year for the 27th edition, the city of West Palm Beach has added 30 new vendors (which makes the total now 100). Some of the new vendors include Baguette Plus Baking Company, Bartnick’s Bagels, Brown Family Farm and Crab Island Seafood Company. By the way, a “USA Today” reader’s choice award named them the No. 1 farmers market in the U.S,

When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m..

Where: The Great Lawn at 101 S. Clematis St., West Palm Beach (at Clematis Street and Flagler Drive).

Parking: First two hours of parking are free when entering city garages before noon and cost a flat rate of $5 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Contact: 561-822-1515 or WPB.org/government/community-events.

 

 

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