May 16, 2022

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FARMERS MARKETS

THURSDAY

The Coconut Point Farmers Market runs 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Thursday through April in the Coconut Point mall’s Panera Bread parking lot. The market features fresh produce, seafood, meats, cut flowers, honey, baked goods and handcrafts. 23106 Fashion Drive, Estero. www.buylocallee.com or 239-992-9966.

The River District Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Thursdays year round in Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers. The market offers fresh produce, food trucks, honey, flowers, cheese and more. 2000 W. First St. www.buylocallee.com.

FRIDAY

A Farmers Market & Craft Show runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Fridays year round near Ford’s Garage at Miromar Outlets. Shop fresh produce, homemade soaps, plants, baked goods, candles, paintings, tie-dye apparel and accessories. 10801 Corkscrew Road, Estero. www.facebook.com/localladiessouthflorida/.

SATURDAY

Saturday markets are closed for Christmas and New Year’s Day. Check their websites for schedule changes during the holidays.

The University Village Farmers Market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday until April 24 at University Village Shops. Shop fresh produce, homemade soaps, plants, baked goods, candles, tie-dye apparel and accessories. 9800 Village Center Dr., Fort Myers. [email protected] or www.universityvillagefl.com/news/events/73.html.

The Bonita Springs Farmers Market runs from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturdays through May at the Promenade at Bonita Bay. Shop prepared foods and drinks for breakfast and lunch as well as cut flowers, produce, cheese, artwork, native plants, baked goods, salsas and pickles, honey, jams and more. 26795 S. Bay Dr., Bonita Springs. 239-691-9249 or www.buylocallee.com.

The Cape Coral Downtown Farmers Market runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday at Club Square, Southeast 47th Terrace and Southeast 10th Place, Cape Coral. The market features fresh local produce, baked goods and more. www.capecoralfarmersmarket.com.

The Alliance for the Arts Green-Market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday year round. The market features food, produce and beverage vendors, as well as other businesses. 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers. 239-939-2787 or www.artinlee.org/experience/satruday-greenmarket/.

SUNDAY

The Gulf Coast Main Street Market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Sunday in the West Village Parking lot at Gulf Coast Town Center. Vendors sell arts and crafts, farm-fresh produce, seafood, baked goods, coffee and more. 9903 Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers. 239-289-3786 or www.41 markets.com.

The Babcock Ranch Farmers Market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Sunday in Founder’s Square. 42850 Crescent Loop, Babcock Ranch. www.buylocallee.com/.

Mercola Market & Café of Cape Coral hosts the Mid-Cape Farmers Market from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Sunday through spring 2022. The open-air market features locally sourced produce, cheese, seafood, prepared foods, baked goods, native plants, all-natural products and gifts, artwork and more. 125 SW 3rd Place, Cape Coral. 239-599-9400 or www.mercolamarket.com.

The Sanibel Island Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sundays through May at Sanibel City Hall. It features local produce, breads, honey, seafood, meats and flowers. No pets allowed. 800 Dunlop Road, Sanibel. www.facebook.com/Sanibelislandfarmersmarket or www.buylocallee.com.

The East Palm Locals Bazaar, featuring creations by SWFL artists, runs from noon-4 p.m. every Sunday at Neenie’s House. 481 Marsh Ave., Fort Myers. Text 224-678-4901, #EastPalm- Mercado or #NeeniesHouse.

The Koreshan State Park Farmers Market runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sundays. Free with park admission of $5 per vehicle. 3800 Corkscrew Road, Estero. www.floridastateparks.org/ parks-and-trails/koreshan-state-park or 239-992-0311.

TUESDAY

The Santini Farmers Market runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through May 2022 at Santini Marina Plaza. 7205 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach. www.41markets.com.

The Surfside Sunset Market runs from 1-6 p.m. every Tuesday at the Shops at Surfside, 2354 Surfside Blvd., Cape Coral. www.capecoralfarmersmarket.com.

The Captiva Island Farmers Market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Tuesday at the South Seas Island Resort entrance. The open-air market offers produce, seafood, cheese, pickles, orchids, cut flowers, native plants, prepared foods, soaps, candles, guacamole, smoothies, organics, meats and more. 5400 Plantation Road, Captiva. www.buylocallee.com/.

WEDNESDAY

The Beach Baptist Farmers Market runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays through May 2022. The market features arts, crafts, clothing organic skincare, baked goods, and Cuban and French food. 130 Connecticut St., Fort Myers Beach. www.41markets.com.

The Lakes Park Farmers Market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Wednesday through April at Lakes Regional Park. Shop for produce, plants, vegetables, fruits, flowers and more. 7300 Gladiolus Dr., Fort Myers. www.buylocallee.com.

The Bonita Springs Lions Club Charitable Market runs from 8 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the corner of Old 41 Road and Childers Street in Bonita Springs. The market features fresh produce, breads, fruits, fish and flowers. www.facebook.com/BonitaSpringsLions/. ¦

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