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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Marion County, Florida?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Marion County, Florida, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in September 2018, and other timely information:

September brings with it the Fall harvest of many crops, from apples to many vegetables, and the ability to buy locally, soon col weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions,  plus fresh winter squash, pumpkins and more.

Marion County, Florida Farmer's Market Listings in 2018, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map. For other areas in northern Florida see the area list on this page.

Note about strawberries in Florida: The strawberry season lasts from December through April.
Blueberries start in early April!

Marion County

  • 326 Community Market - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables (some locally grown),
    860 West Highway 326, Ocala, FL 34475.Phone: (352) 216-4524. Email: msoutdrs@gmail.com. Open: See their website or Facebook page (click the name of the market). (ADDED: May 8, 2017, JBS)
  • Circle Square Commons Farmers Market - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables (some locally grown),
    Outside the gates of On Top of the World Communities, 8395 SW 80th St., Ocala, FL 34481. Phone: (352) 387-7585. Email: Gary_Peirre@otowfl.com. Open: EVERY THURSDAY FROM 9AM TO 1PM. We’ve been ranked one of the best Farmers’ Markets in the country by Livability.com! What an honor! Thank you to all who support the Circle Square Commons Farmer’s Market. The Farmer’s Market at Circle Square Commons is held every Thursday, 9 am to 1 pm, weather permitting. Join us for a wonderful selection of fresh seasonal produce from local growers as well as baked goods, plants, hand-made products and much more. The mission of the Circle Square Commons Farmer’s Market is to provide healthy, fresh, seasonal local produce and other assorted products to the residents and visitors to the community. By doing this, we are helping to bridge the gap between the consumer and the farmer. (ADDED: May 8, 2017, JBS)
  • Coon Hollo Spring SunflowerFest - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is sustainably grown, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, beans, flowers, peas, peppers, summer squash, tomatoes, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, mini-golf, farm animals
    22480 North Highway 441, Micanopy, FL 32667. Phone: 352-318-9258. Email: Coonhollocornmaze@gmail.com. Open: Call for availability. Directions: Located halfway between McIntosh and Micanopy directly off 441, 3/4 of a mile in Marion County. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. There will be baby farm animals, home made ice cream, hayrides, and a 300ft slip and slide!!!. Potatoes. (UPDATED: March 22, 2015)
  • Health Happens Farmers Market - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables (some locally grown),
    McPherson Governmental Complex, 601 SE 25th Ave., Ocala, FL 34471. Email: katrinagillette@marioncountyfl.org. Open: The “Health Happens” Farmers Market takes place every Friday from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the McPherson Governmental Complex field (601 SE 25th Ave., Ocala). Customers shop for their favorite goodies, including: fresh produce, seafood, honey, baked goods, gluten-free snacks and even prepared meals for lunch.  (ADDED: May 8, 2017, JBS)
  • Reed Hilltop Groves - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, all produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, grapefruit, oranges, tangerines, other vegetables, restrooms, picnic area, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    16661 SE highway 42, Weirsdale, FL 32195. Phone: 352-427-7794. Alternate Phone: 352-427-7794. Fax: 352-427-7794. Email: bbjr7@aol.com. Open: November thru April 7 days a week 9:00am to 6:00pm. Directions: From WEIRSDALE at the intersection of Highway 42 & County Road 25, go east on Highway 42, 3 miles just past the Feed Store on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Orange Blossom tour by hay ride, tractor driven. Must call for available times due to duration of the blossoms and good weather. Sweet Potatoes while they last. (ADDED: February 13, 2016)
  • Unnamed Farmer's Market- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food)
    N. Magnolia Ave, Ocala, FL 34470. Phone: ???. Open: Every Saturday, on the downtown square from 8am to 2pm. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: May 23, 2011, suggested by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on May 23, 2011: "Awesome selection of foods and a little bit of everything else. Tons of fresh produce, locally grown meat, fresh caught seafood, plants, flowers, candles, homemade vinegars, jams, soups, bbq, you name it. "
  • SugarTree Farms - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, restrooms, farm animals
    435 NE 63rd Street, Ocala, FL 34479. Phone: 352-843-7908. Email: kenne@sugartree-farms.com. Open: Fridays 10 am to 5 pm Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. At SugarTree Farms we raise our fruit and veggies hydroponically. It's neat, clean and the produce is absoulutely delish. We offer a CSA called "Farm to Family". We also raise, breed and board Alpacas. (ADDED: December 28, 2011)
  • The Market of Marion - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables (some locally grown),
    12888 SE US Hwy 441, Belleview, FL 34491. Phone: 352-245-6766. Open: Friday: 8:00am to 3:00pm; Saturday: 8:00am to 4:00pm ; Sunday: 8:00am to 4:00pm. You’ll never find a farmers market with more to offer than The Market of Marion. We have it all from farm fresh, locally grown vegetables, eggs, honey, fish, dried fruits, cheese, kettle corn, salsa, spices and much more. Buy direct from the farmer and get the best produce at the best prices.
  • Vucali Vinyards - grapes,
    26472 SE highway 42, Umatilla, FL 32784. Phone: 352 455-0673. Email: srnino@aol.com. Open: Monday through Sunday from 9 am till 7 pm. Directions: we are located 6 miles west of route 19 (Altoona) or 15 miles east of 441. Click here for a map and directions. Conquistador grapes are excellent for wine jelly or to eat and are usually available from July 1 till July 30; Muscadine grapes are usually available from August 1 till September 5. We can't do pick your own for insurance purpose call ahead and I will have your order ready thank you. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: July 30, 2009)
  • Wet Hammock Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), group reservations
    4500 East Highway 318, Citra, FL 32113. Phone: 352-812-5462. Email: wethammock@gmail.com. Open: Same days and time as our You Pick operation. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 2 miles East of US 301 on CR 318 in Citra. Approximately 20 minutes north of Ocala and 30 to 35 minutes southeast of Gainesville. For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. We are a 'You Pick' only family farm (no commercial harvest) of Blueberries and blackberries currently. All other fruits and vegetables that we offer for sale are grown on the farm that has been continually farmed and in our family since 1918. (UPDATED: May 01, 2016)

 

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