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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.

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May 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 and southern Texas, strawberries, oranges, sumatras, grapefruit.

Highlands County, Central Florida U-Pick Farms and Orchards, by county

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Polk County

  • 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: 863-221-5654. Email: [email protected]. 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: Cash, only. 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, 2013)
  • 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: [email protected]. 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)

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