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Local Produce & Farm Tour Resources

Treat your locavore palate to garden-fresh produce at any of these local markets, join a CSA or food co-op, or visit area farms to see who grows your food and where it comes from.

 

CSAs and Food Co-ops

Green Village Organic Produce Co-op
GreenVillageOrganics.com
Email: [email protected]
Weekly $15 or $25 bag of various organic produce available for pick-up at several locations in Collier County.

Organics of Naples
OrganicsOfNaples.com
Email: [email protected]
239-776-5580
Home delivery of organic produce and groceries in Collier and Lee counties, on a pay-as-you-go basis. Choose items each Friday, the week before delivery. Box costs range from $24.99 to $44.99.

 

Farms and Farm Tours

ECHO
(Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization)
17391 Durrance Road, North Fort Myers
EchoNet.org
239-543-3246
Global Farm Tours, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Tuesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m., Saturdays
Tour fees: $8/adults, $5/children 6-12.

Garden at Eden Florida
2101 County Barn Road, Naples
EdenFlorida.org
Contact: John Puig, 239-992-4680
Saturday farm tours, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
New Community Garden Rent-a-Bed program; contact Raquel Torres at 239-992-4680.

Inyoni Organic Farm
Immokalee Road, 7 miles east of I-75
Contact: Owner Nick Batty, 239-980-3605, for farm tour appointments
Produce is sold at For Goodness Sake Organic Marketplace & Café, Third Street South Farmers’ Market and St. Monica’s Farmers’ Market.

Oakes Organic Farm
7455 Sanctuary Road, Naples
FoodAndThought.com
239-213-2222
Call or visit website (click on Events) to confirm tour availability and times. Produce is sold at Food & Thought 100% Organic Farm Market & Café.

 

Farmers’ Markets

For a list of farmers’ markets in Florida, visit Florida-Agriculture.com/consumers/farmers_markets.htm.

Alliance for the Arts GreenMarket
10091 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers
ArtInLee.org
239-939-2787
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bonita Springs Farmers’ Market
Riverside Park
27300 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs
239-980-9626
Wednesdays, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., through April

Cape Chamber Farmers’ Market
Club Square
S.E. 47th Terrace & S.E. 10th Place, Cape Coral
CapeCoralFarmersMarket.com
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., through May 7

Coconut Point Green Market
Coconut Point
23106 Fashion Drive, Estero
GreenMarketFlorida.com
239-992-9966
Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Downtown Fort Myers Farmers’ Market
Centennial Park
Under the U.S. 41 Caloosahatchee Bridge, Fort Myers
239-321-7100
Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., through May

Marco Island Farmers’ Market
Veteran’s Community Park
Corner of Park Avenue and Elkcam Circle, Marco Island
CityOfMarcoIsland.com/index.aspx?page=161
Contact: Debbie McCab at 239-389-3917
Wednesdays, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., November-April

Marco Island Farmers’ Market
Marco Lutheran Church
525 N. Collier Boulevard, Marco Island
239-249-0431
Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

Market in the Park
Freedom Park
1515 Golden Gate Parkway (Goodlette-Frank Road and Golden Gate Parkway), Naples
Contact: Cynthia Piper at [email protected]
239-252-4024
Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., December-March

North Naples Green Market
The Shoppes at Vanderbilt
Corner of Vanderbilt and Airport roads
GreenMarketFlorida.com
Contact: Merida Hines-Tyler at 239-249-9480
Winter Outdoor Market: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., October-April
Summer Indoor Market: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., June-September

Olé at Lely Green Market
Olé Town Center
8020 Grand Lely Drive
GreenMarketFlorida.com
Contact: Nicole Taranto at [email protected]
November 18 and December 11
January-April, visit website for twice monthly dates

Rabbit Run Farm
5150 Neal Road, Fort Myers
RabbitRunFarmLLC.com
Contact: Denise Muir, owner
Call 239-292-0564 for questions about Saturday Market
Outdoor Market: Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Order Rabbit Run Farm fresh produce by emailing Doug Kroger at [email protected] prior to Friday. Pick up your order on Saturday in the parking lot in front of Nature’s Garden health food store, at the intersection of Golden Gate Parkway and U.S. 41, in Naples.

Sanibel Farmers’ Market
Sanibel City Hall
800 Dunlop Road, Sanibel
Sundays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., November-April

St. Monica’s Farmers’ Market
St. Monica Episcopal Church
7070 Immokalee Road, Naples
239-591-4550
Wednesdays, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

St. Paul’s Farmers’ Market
3901 Davis Boulevard, Naples
239-793-3630
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Third Street South Farmers’ Market
255 13th Avenue South, behind Tommy Bahama’s in the Neapolitan parking lot
239-434-6533
Saturdays, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.

 

Meetup Groups

Slow Food Southwest Florida
SlowFoodSouthwestFlorida.org
Email: [email protected]


 

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