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Sarasota Farmers Market

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Address: Lemon Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236
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+1 941-225-9256
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Sat 07:00 - 13:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

The Sarasota Farmers Market was established in 1979. The market continues...

The Sarasota Farmers Market was established in 1979. The market continues its tradition of providing the community with local produce, plants, prepared foods, and artisans.

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A Real Farmers Market with Quality Everything,

So often these "markets" are a bit of a swizz with sub standard produce and cheap craft goods but this is the real deal. If you get here early park for free and just wander around... read more

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John M
Bathgate, United Kingdom
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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

So often these "markets" are a bit of a swizz with sub standard produce and cheap craft goods but this is the real deal. If you get here early park for free and just wander around the quality amazed us and such nice people. Samples abound and you just want to try it all from artisan ice cream to hot... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The granddaddy of the area farmers' markets. Three sizeable produce vendors plus specialty food vendors plus yummy food to eat on the spot. Very few arts and crafts when we visited. Live music. High end cars. Free parking in the garage near whole foods. Wear a hat and bring your dog.

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Sherman, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sarasota Farmers Market reflects the upscale nature of the resort city. First rate produce, some organic, beach products, and crafts. But the best treat was a pristine garage filed with vintage cars and art. All part of the Market vibe.

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burlington, vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Love the farmer's market. Fun stroll, interesting vendors, and a huge organic produce section. See and be seen, with dog.

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Tolland, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This has to be one of the best farmer's markets we've been to - it's all about food. There were several vendors offering a large selection of fruits and vegetables (the strawberries in February were very sweet). There were also lots of food vendors offering breakfast, lunch and dessert items - take your pick. We particularly liked the made to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

One of the many things I look forward to when I'm visit the area is to hang at the Sarasota Farmers Market. It's very organized, layer out nicely and stocked with a nice selection of vendors. If you love dog watching (me=petting) you'll be in heaven here. I really enjoy grabbing some great food and Javadawg coffee and listing to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

we were at the market around 7:00 a.m.; parked in a free weekend lot for utility company- about a 4-5 minute walk to market. great fresh veggies; plants and all kinds of walk away foods (breakfast and lunch) if you are hungry. Fresh pineapple, too by the time we left, around 9:30, it was getting crowded and hard to maneuver... More 

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

What a spectacular event this Saturday market has everything you could possibly want for your cooking enjoyment. From live music to lunch to fresh fruit drinks to shopping It has it all it's a must to go to and you'll come back every Saturday Michael

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Wanting a Saturday morning excursion to see, taste, and buy a variety of things--then go to the Sarasota Farmers Market. You will not regret it. The variety of offerings is interesting. Watch pineapples skinned and sliced. Choose between many fresh vegetables and meats. Some baked goods. Now fine some pieces of jewelry. Some art work. You want, you look and... More 

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Bloomingdale, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Sarasota Farmers Market is great, although the prices certainly aren't low. The parking situation and crowds, depending on the time of day of your visit, can make it unpleasant. We went only once during our 2-month stay near Sarasota this winter. If the location is convenient, instead try Phillipi Creek Farmers Market on Wednesdays, starting at 9:00. It's much smaller,... More 

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