If you’re looking for fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods, honey, meats and other foods, the best place to visit is your local farmers market. Not only will you find a variety of locally grown foods, but you’ll also find handmade crafts, seasonal plants and much more.
Explore the list below for farmers markets in Gainesville and the surrounding area. Not in Gainesville? Visit either the USDA Agricultural Marketing Services website or the LocalHarvest website to search for a farmers market near you.
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The Alachua County Farmers Market is a growers’ only market, where everything sold is grown within 50 miles of the market by local farmers. Parking and handicap accessible restroom facilities are available. Live music performances are occasionally hosted.
Location: 5920 NW 13th St., Gainesville, FL 32653. At the corner of State Road 121 (NW 13 street), and U.S. 441.
Days open: Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon or until all products are sold, whichever comes first.
The mission of GNV Market at Heartwood is to provide a diverse and inclusive space for all members of the Gainesville community to safely purchase nutritious and sustainably produced food and goods from local farms and vendors, and to support local artists and musicians through live performances.
Location: 619 South Main, Gainesville, FL 32601
Days open: Thursdays from 4 to 7 p.m.
Grove Street Farmers Market was founded out of a genuine love for community and food that is fresh, healthy and authentic. Marketgoers will find farm fresh eggs, organic fruits and vegetables, free-range beef and chicken, honey, cow and goat milks and cheeses, organic coffee, and artisan crafted foods and products.
Location: 1001 NW 4th St., Gainesville, FL 32601
Days open: Mondays from 4 to 7 p.m.
The Haile Farmers Market is an independent farmers market owned and operated by local farmers. Take a stroll down the tree-lined streets of the Haile Village Center to browse for groceries, prepared food and handmade gifts.
Location: 5213 SW 91st Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32608
Days open: Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to noon
The High Springs Farmers Market features locally produced fresh fruits and vegetables, plants, trees, shrubs, flowers, jams, jellies, baked goods and many other agricultural products. Handmade products, such as soaps, clothes and more, are also available for purchase.
Location: 23517 NW 185 Road, High Springs, FL 32643
Days open: Fridays from 3 to 7 p.m.
The Newberry Farmer’s Market is a grower direct market featuring fresh, local produce from local farms, homemade crafts and gifts. All vendors will accept cash with some vendors accepting checks and credit/debit.
Location: 25370 W Newberry Rd, Newberry, FL 32669
Days open: Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon.
Thanks to the efforts of UF Health Pediatrics resident Christina Baxter Vernace, D.O., and her partners at UF Health, UF/IFAS and The Family Garden, a farmers market is now available outside the UF Health Pediatrics – Gerold L. Schiebler CMS Center. Families and employees alike are now able to purchase fresh, organic, in-season produce and visit with an on-site nutritionist who helps educate shoppers on the importance of healthy eating.
Location: 1699 SW 16th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32608
Days open: Third Wednesday of each month, except for the summer growing season, from 2 to 5:15 p.m.
Waldo Farmers and Flea Market is North Central Florida’s largest flea market. Spanning over 50 acres of land, the market boasts over 900 dealers. Free parking and admission.
Location: 17805 US Hwy 301 Waldo, FL 32694
Days open: Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.