I have lived in Miami all my life and also for some reason I’d never heard this Coconut Grove hosts an organic farmer’s market each Saturday. I am definitely not the kind to drift stalls of fresh produce picking ingredients for meals that I intend to cook (the fact is that I barely cook at all), but I am completely into sampling gourmet vegan and vegetarian meals and picking up some lunch.
No animal protein in sight, and honestly I don’t think I detected after trying foods that are awesome.
When I first arrived at the Coconut Grove Saturday Farmers Market about 10:15 AM the vendors were still setting up, however from everything I saw (and smelled) I understood that I was going to have a lot of choices and a hard time picking only a couple items for a picnic at neighboring Kennedy Park.
The market vendor is Glaser Organic Farms from Homestead. Their blue-and-white-striped kayak is a can’t miss — they’ve got everything to raw hummus flat breads and much more, from freshly squeezed juices and raw nut butters. Everything is certified organic and simple to take away or eat at the picnic tables.
There are also plenty of other things to purchase and eat at the Coconut Grove Saturday Farmers Market: Ethiopian food, vegan tacos, vegetarian hamburgers, ice coffee with fresh almond milk, no-dairy spoonful, freshly baked bread, doughnuts (yes, even vegan doughnuts are a thing and they are awesome), vegan Venezuelan-style arepas with all the fixings, juices, gourmet biscuits, organic honey, and lots more.
There were creams soaps, lotions, jewelry, flowers, and also a deep tissue massage channel. However, when I had to select my favorites they’d be the tacos along with the doughnuts.
Whether you are coming to search for create, or catch a bite to eat, then you’ll be spoiled for choice. The Coconut Grove Saturday Farmers Market takes place every Saturday from 10 AM to 7 PM rain or shine in the lot at 3300 Grand Avenue. If you can find a space, there is metered street parking all around plus a lot behind the marketplace with free parking.
I suggest coming around 10:30 — 11 AM to beat the heat and the crowds, but also to have the ability before picking what you would like to browse around. There are picnic tables set up across Grand Avenue out the Glaser Farms tent. Don’t neglect to take money, wear comfy shoes because you’ll be walking on gravel and come with an appetite!
If for any reason there isn’t some place to sit down, do exactly what I did and take it to enjoy it picnic fashion at Kennedy Park with a few delicious Bota Box wine.
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