Halloween was a hoot with lots of vendors and customers dressed to impress.
Fall is definitely in the air with slightly cooler temperatures. Florida agriculture is producing more with avocados, star fruit, and greens at Dairy Fresh Creamery along with early citrus at Brown’s Grove.
Our Market Family continues to grow with the addition of three new vendors. Read more about them in the segments below.
Certified organic growerWorden Farm is back! They will have a prepaid organic veggie box pickup at the market. While the November veggie boxes are now sold out, they are accepting payment reservations on their website for December veggie boxes and full season (December - April) veggie boxes.
Chris Worden says they will also have some individual veggies for sale. As the season ramps up, the display will increase. Worden Farm will be located on 1st Street.
New Vendors Starting Saturday:
The Gourmet Gardener is an expert in developing urban garden food sources and sustainable agriculture practices in the South Florida Tropical Zone 10. They bring a wealth of knowledge on what will successfully grow in your home garden. Ian is here to educate you and share that knowledge, so that you can confidently purchase your vegetable starts from Wild Side Farms or your exotic fruit trees from Boyce Nursery and grow them at home.
The Gourmet Gardener will be located on south Lemon Ave.
One coffee is never enough. So now we have more! Jimmy's Javais a local coffee roaster out of Cape Coral, FL. From the first smell of Jimmy's Java you know something is different in your cup. Their coffees are artful blends of 100% Arabica beans that deliver a pleasing flavor on the palate.
They’ll be bringing hot coffee and cold brew for you to sip at the market and bags of their own locally roasted coffee beans for you to enjoy at home.
Jimmy’s Java will be located on south Lemon Ave near the mermaid fountain.
Stamper Cheesewill be joining us just in time to handle all of your holiday party appetizer needs with a wide variety of artisan cheeses. Most are crafted by their very own cheesemaker in Green Bay and Chicago along with an assortment by other artisan cheese makers. All of their smoked cheeses are smoked in house. With Stamper’s variety, all cheese lovers should find a cheese to take home.
Stamper Cheese will be located on 1st Street.
Music on 1st, starts at 9am
This week we will have Natalia Bonfini performing on 1st Street. Natalia is an acoustic guitarist, songwriter, and new aged soul and blues musician born and raised on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. When she's not touring, she spends time in Cape Cod and the Tampa Bay area. Natalia's unique and refreshing style shines through her covers which mash up genres from acoustic soul, to pop, to classic rock, to rap, back to her roots with blues. Natalia's natural ability to tell a story takes fans on a journey as they listen to her original music accompanied by her timeless vocals.
In compliance with our agreement with the City of Sarasota, masks are required at the Sarasota Farmers Market. This will ensure all of us stay safe and healthy. If you forget a mask, we will be giving away free ones in our market information booth.
There are 62 market vendors.
Bicycle Mechanic, The
Big D's Jerky
Big Top Baskets
Canopy Road Market
Caribbean Pie Co.
Circle 6 Farm & Ranch
Empanada Girl, The
Fysikos Sea Sponge
Gourmet Gardeners, The
Greenway Formula 7
Haraki-Gordon Green Tea
Market Grill, The
Mazzone Olive Oil
Mr. Fun Guy
Nubia McLean Designs
O & A Coffee and Supply
Omega 3 Innovations
Pea's Easel Art
Sarasota Sorbet/Tie Dye
Sea Salt Florida
Sugar Sand Silver
Sunny Day Soap
Tatum Ridge Farms
Wild Side Farms
Winter Park Honey
Thank you for coming down each week to visit the market. Every purchase you make supports a small local business.