Posts Tagged ‘farmers markets’

March 31st, 2011

On Farmers Markets and Permits (Updated)

As many of you probably know, some 30 to 40 people showed up yesterday at the site of the Roots in the City Farmers Market to protest a city of Miami code violation citation that the market received the previous week.
The technicalities of the permits and what permits the organizers thought they needed versus what [...]

February 17th, 2011

New Upper East Side Farmers Market Opens Saturday

A new farmers market is coming to the Upper East Side. The market opens this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

December 5th, 2010

South Miami Farmers Market Opens

The South Miami Farmers’ Market launched this weekend across from the South Miami City Hall. The market is organized by Earth Learning and Green South Miami. It is small but it has quality vendors that make a visit worthwhile for those who live in the area. The market is also walking distance from [...]

December 2nd, 2010

Farmers Markets Opening in Liberty City, South Miami, Homestead and Overtown

Starting today, four farmers’ markets – three of them new – will open around Miami. One every other day until December 8. The four markets will sell produce grown locally or around the state and some of them will sell Florida meat and eggs. The opening of these markets, some of them in under-served communities, [...]

November 4th, 2010

Pinecrest Gardens Market Opens Sunday

Just a little reminder that the Pinecrest Gardens Farmer’s Market returns this Sunday, November 7. The market will run every Sunday through May 28, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can count on Redland Organics being there. Stay tuned for market finds next week.
Pinecrest Gardens
11000 Red Road, Pinecrest
305.669.6990

October 15th, 2010

Local Food in Miami: Think We’re Not Making Progress?

On a Monday morning last July, a group of 100, maybe 150, people gathered in a room at Miami-Dade College’s Wolfson Campus for the first Greater Everglades Community Food Summit. “This gathering is a historic occasion,” conference organizer Mario Yañez said in his opening. “It marks the beginning of a true local food movement.”

May 26th, 2010

Until next season … [Updated]

This Sunday, May 30, marks the last day of the Pinecrest Farmers Market at Pinecrest Gardens. I know some vendors may not be there anymore but if you have a chance stop by between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. this Sunday for a last visit until next season.
The Roots in the City market is also [...]

March 25th, 2010

Roots in the City Farmers Market launches in Overtown

Yesterday I stopped by the opening of the Roots in the City Farmers Market in Overtown. A collaboration between the Wholesome Wave Foundation, Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink, the Human Services Coalition and Roots in the City, the market aims to make fresh, nutritional food accessible by making it affordable.
As a pilot for the Wholesome [...]

March 14th, 2010

When life gives you goose eggs …

I brought a goose egg home with me today. A find from Hani Khouri’s stand at the Pinecrest Farmers Market.
I had heard about the eggs recently from chef Michael Schwartz, but I wasn’t expecting to find them at the market. Next to the tiny chicken egg, the goose egg looks majestic. I first looked [...]

January 11th, 2010

Gables Market and other January food events (Updated)

I’m a little late with this month’s events but aside from Taste of the Grove, which I’m not a huge fan of, not much interesting seemed to be going on early in the month. The Coral Gables Farmers Market opens again this Saturday, January 16 across from City Hall (405 Biltmore Way). The market runs [...]

December 7th, 2009

Opening day at the Pinecrest Farmers Market

On Sunday morning, I woke up, got ready and took off to the Pinecrest Farmers Market. It was opening day and I wanted to visit the market at its new location (it was formerly held at Gardners Market). As I drove along Red Road to the old Parrot Jungle, I hoped and I wished that [...]

November 17th, 2009

South Florida Seasonal Farmers Markets ‘09-’10

Each year, optimistic, many of us visit the seasonal markets that start popping up in South Florida hoping to find a gem or two — often to our disappointment. Still, we have to work with what we have. Read on for a list of this season’s markets that I’ve started compiling.

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