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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Sarasota County, west 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 Sarasota County, west 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 April 2019, and other timely information:

April brings with it cold weather winter crops, like kale, spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, leeks and early onions,  and from southern areas, like Florida, strawberries.

Sarasota County, west Florida Farmer's Market Listings in 2019, by county

Click on the resources drop-down above, if you need a county map

Note about strawberries in Florida: There are a few strawberry u-pick farms in Florida open during the entire season, which lasts from December through April). Most commercial farms do not open their fields to the general public until the end of the season, which is usually in April (depending on the weather). 

NOTE: The exit numbers on the Interstates have changed, but we have no way of knowing what the new correct exit numbers are until the farmers correct their listings; so be sure to ask when you call the farms!

Sarasota County

  • Englewood Farmers Market - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables (some locally grown),
    Englewood, FL. Open: See their website or Facebook page (click the name of the market). (ADDED: May 8, 2017, JBS)
  • Fruitville Grove - Organic, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, figs, grapes, grapefruit, herbs/spices, lemons, melons, nectarines, onions, oranges, other berries, other citrus, pears, peas, peaches, pecans , peppers, persimmons, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (black), tangerines, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, walnuts, Other fruit or veg, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    7410 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34240. Phone: 941-377-0896. Alternate Phone: 941-929-6131. Fax: 941-377-6766. Email: Open: Monday through Friday 9am to 6pm. Directions: Located One mile and a half East of I-75 off exit 210, on the right hand side. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Romaine, Iceberg, Red & Green leaf lettuce, Cauliflower, Zucchini, Brussel Sprouts, Radishes, Red, White, Bakers & Sweet potatoes, Red & White creamers potatoes, Pomegranates, Rhubarb. (UPDATED: October 02, 2009)
  • Sarasota Farmers Market - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables (some locally grown),
    1420 State St., Sarasota, FL 34236. Phone: (941) 225-9256. Email: Open: Held on Saturdays year-round from 7 am to 1 pm  in downtown Sarasota. The market began in 1979 and has expanded to about 80 vendors with an average of 10,000 visitors each market and as many as 15,000 visitors in season. The Sarasota Farmers Market offers local produce, seafood, artisans, prepared foods, live music, a kids’ area, free space for nonprofits, and more. Your experience of the market even changes as you go from one stretch of the market to another. Near Worden Farm’s selection of organic produc. (ADDED: May 8, 2017, JBS)

For availability of other non pyo crops (berries, vegetables, etc.)  in Florida, click here!

Other Local Farm Products (Honey, Horses, Milk, Meat, Eggs, Etc.)
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)

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