Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Highlands County, Central 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 Highlands County, Central 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!
Updates for January 2019
January 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.
Highlands County, Central Florida U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county
Click on Resources above, if you need a county map
- Barefoot Creek/Scotty's Produce -
Uses natural growing practices, Farmers
market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal,
locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably
grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest
management), Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked
goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc,
events at your location (call for info)
1210 Creekwood Run,
Lakeland, FL 33809. Phone: 863-904-8620. Alternate Phone:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: every Saturday from 8 to 2 pm
Closed month of August. Directions: From Interstate 4 and U.S.
98 in Lakeland, go 8 miles North, turn right on Rock Ridge Road,
go 1/2 mile, turn right on Creekwood Run, go 1 1/2 miles to 1210
Creekwood Run on right.
Click here for a map and directions. We use natural
practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment:
Click here for our Facebook page. Email for availability, to
pre-order, pick up, or U pick by coming to Lakeland Downtown
Farmers Curb Market each Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm to pick up
your pre-orders or get some that is already harvested or Visit
the Farm by Appointment only, Please! E-Mail FIRST/Call
SECOND/leave messages on Both phones. Many Greens October
through April: collard, mustard, mizuna, lettuce, bok choi, pak
choi, radicchio, edible flowers, arugula, chinese veggies,
radishes and more. Tropical veggies in the Summer. We also have
many greens in the cool seasons of the year from October through
April: collard, mustard, mizuna, lettuce, bok choi, pak choi,
radicchio, edible flowers, arugula, chinese veggies, radishes
and more and tropical veggies in the summer. (UPDATED: April 21,
- Papa's U-Pick Strawberries and Produce
- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, school tours
14542 Angus Road, Polk City, FL 33868. Phone: 863-559-3136.
email@example.com. Open: Saturdays 8am to noon Or
Call 863 pm to 559 am to 3136. Directions: Just off Dean Still
Road in Polk City, Florida.
Click here for a map and directions. All Year. Payment:
Cash, only. (ADDED: January 09, 2010)
Shady Oak Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm,
Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school
tours, events at your location (call for info)
3320 Shady Oak
Drive East, Lakeland, FL 33810. Phone: 863 512-1547. Open:April
through early June - open 7 days a week from 9 am to 6 pm; Other
months, please call for times we are open and availability of
produce. Directions: Just off I-4 between Lakeland and Plant
City. Coming from the East, use Kathleen Road exit, head North,
turn left onto Knight-Griffin Road, turn right at Shady Oak
Drive East. OR coming from the West, use highway 39 exit, go
north to Knight-Griffin Road turn right, just after you enter
Polk County, turn left onto Shady Oak Drive East.
Strawberries-February and March, Blueberries-April to mid-June,
Vegetables seasonally (call for specifics), Grapes-August.
Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. We have a wonderful
pond with ducks and encourage picnicking under the shady oaks!!.
(UPDATED: April 19, 2011)