South Florida’s must-see farmers markets

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Summer is the perfect time to shop local and show some support to small businesses and farms. Here are some organic markets all around South Florida that you can visit this time of year.

Yellow Green Farmers Market:

Location: 3080 Sheridan St, Hollywood

Hours: 10 am – 6:30 pm

Located in Hollywood and open every weekend, this year-round farmers market offers so much more than just produce. The marketplace is packed with bustling crowds and vendors who sell everything from skincare to gourmet foods. Additionally, handmade crafts, fresh fruits and beverages are always available. Live entertainment adds to the vibrant atmosphere that makes this market a staple to the community and culture of South Florida. 

Coconut Grove Farmers Market:

Location: 3300 Grand Ave, Miami

Hours: 10 am – 6 pm

Held every Saturday, Coconut Grove Farmers Market is the oldest in Miami. The open air seating and pathways allow for a lively shopping atmosphere. The market specializes in organic fruits and vegetables that come from local farms. Visitors get the opportunity to experience foods from different parts of the world, like durian fruits from Southeast Asia. Ready-to-eat treats like sushi rolls, pizza and vegan ice cream are all available and make this market a must-try destination for foodies.

Pinecrest Farmers Market:

Location: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest

Hours: 10 am – 5 pm

Pinecrest Farmers Market opens every Sunday at 10 am and is well known for its Hispanic cuisine. The ceviche, croquettas, empanadas and other classic Latino foods show true South Florida culture. Other options like pizza, BBQ and smoothies ensure that visitors with all kinds of preferences are catered to. The market is open air and extremely dog friendly. It’s located right next to Pinecrest Gardens so the scenery is not only extremely beautiful, but filled with the diverse fauna and flora that makes South Florida so special. Despite offering cheaper prices than supermarkets, the produce is all fresh, locally sourced and high quality.

Southwest Ranches Farmers Market:

Location: 5150 S Flamingo Rd, Southwest Ranches

Hours: 10 am – 5:30 pm

Every Saturday, local vendors from all over Weston and Davie come together in this farmers market. Sourdough pizza, freshly-made pasta and coffee-stuffed cookies are weekly key highlights of this market. Many vendors bring chickens, eggs and honey from their own farms to sell at the market, creating a more rural feel. Golf carts, animals of all kinds and bikes are all welcome to this marketplace. 

Southwest Ranches Farmers Market has something for everyone, whether that be a chocolate chip cookie or homemade fairy garden decor. (Photo/Emma Delgado)