5 Farmers Markets You'll Want To Stroll Through This Weekend

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January in Miami. Would you really want to be anywhere else? The sun is bright and the temperatures are cool. And while the rest of the country is buried in heavy coats, we’re out enjoying la vida buena and we're out enjoying our seasonal farmer’s markets. Oh, you're not familiar with those? Well, we went ahead and put together a list of the city’s best by neighborhood so you can dig in to the sights, smells, and – surprisingly inexpensive – tastes of these walk-in cornucopias.
Coconut Grove Organic Marketed presented by Glaser Farms
At this Grove staple and raw-food haven, you can pick up so-so-good raw fruit pies, dairy-free ice cream, and raw-food pizza.
When: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 3300 Grand Avenue.
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Coral Gables
Located in front of City Hall in Coral Gables and overlooking Miracle Mile, this European-style market (opening January 21) offers more than garden-variety produce, baked goods, and flowers. There's Tai chi classes, cooking demos by local popular restaurants, and children's activities, too.
When: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: 405 Biltmore Way.
South Miami
Expect to find a large array of goods outside of the usual fare, including free-range eggs, tropical jams, mushrooms, empanadas, organic coffees, and soy candles.
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 6130 Sunset Drive.
Pinecrest
Just off Old Culter Road you’ll find Pinecrest Gardens, a tropical setting ideal for hosting a small market where you can grab locally grown fruit, smoked-fish dips (marlin, wahoo), gourmet sea salts, raw foods, kettle corn, made-to-order guacamole, and conch fritters.
When: Sundays 9 a.m-2 p.m.
Where: 11000 Red Road.
Yellow and Green
Stonecrabs, fish, lobster, quail eggs, spices, teas, coffees, infused olive oils, crepes, arepas, sushi, yoga, medicinal herbs, handmade candles, bamboo lamps, and of course organic fruits and vegetables and more can be found at South Florida's largest market.
When: Saturdays and Sundays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 1940 North 30th Road, Hollywood.
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