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Siesta Key Farmers Market

a-siesta-key-signSiesta Key Farmers Market is a Sunday morning tradition since 2008, the Siesta Key Farmers Market offers a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, Jamaican prepared foods and pastries, hot breakfast, organic green tea, local plants, Italian olive oils, artisan breads, organic skin care products, clothing, jewelry, photography, pottery, tropical paradise affordable oil paintings by artist  Lloyd Dobson, and even live music. It is certainly a hidden gem on this island paradise.

The Siesta Farmers Market is family-friendly, and leashed dogs are welcome. Plenty of parking in the Village, since it’s Sunday morning! The market hours are from 8:00am to 2:00pm every Sunday morning and located in the 5100 block of Ocean Blvd.

Many of the market’s vendors offer vital information about local resources and create awareness in natural health and the environment. We hope you enjoy the Market on Sunday mornings throughout the year.

Siesta Key Farmers Market - Lloyd Dobson Artist
Siesta Key Farmers Market – Lloyd Dobson Artist

1)  Artisans:
Featuring local Siesta Key/Sarasota artist Lloyd Dobson and his tropical paradise affordable oil paintings, who has sold hundreds of paintings throughout the US, Canada, the UK and Switzerland and by the way he ships free to the lower US 48 and Canada. www.LloydDobsonArtist.com

2)  Produce:
Yum Yum Tree fresh fruits and veggies. Their WEBSITE

Plants & Flowers by Jason Mellica
Plants & Flowers by Jason Mellica

3)  Plants & Flowers:
Advanced Bromeliad Culture specializes in Bromeliad hybridization and culture. Over 100 varieties: Guzmanias, Vrieseas, Neos, Cryptanthus, Aechmeas, and Tillandsias and more.

4)  Prepared Foods:
“Our authentic recipe has been handed down from generation to generation to share with you the unique personal history of the island!”


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5)  Photography:
Mike Beck www.MikeLeeBeckPhotography.com one of the artists who displays his photography is especially important to check out as he captures the best of the Siesta Key beaches.  

As mentioned above the Farmers Market offers delicious spring greens, herbs and a variety of produce. Shoppers can also find a vast assortment of local, organic products and a Taste Of The Village with area restaurants serving farm fresh items from their menus.

Once in you are in the Village and the surrounding area, you’ll find an assortment of restaurants and boutiques and many things to do such as:

1)  PADDLE BOARDING
Explore and have fun paddling the peaceful, beautiful waters on Siesta  Key. Our favorite!!

2)  PARA SAILING
Siesta Key Public Beach will be the starting point for your aerial adventure, culminating in an unbelievable view from up to high above the  tranquil waters of Siesta Key. Experience a couple minutes of pure blissful silence.

3)  BOATING
Full & half day Boat Rentals. Boat rental near the South bridge of Siesta Key.

4)  YOGA ON THE BEACH
check out free classes:  www.yogaonsiestabeach.com

5)  BIKE RIDING
You can actually bike ride Crescent Beach up to the tip top of Siesta Beach. It’s a great workout and very fun.

6)  KAYAKING
Sit-on-top ocean kayaks give you hours of fun of Kayak rentals. There are many kayak tours available.

5)  DOLPHIN TOURS

6)  HIKING

7)  SCOOTER/SCOOTER CAR
Tour every inch of the Island on a motor scooter  or a scooter car

8)  SUNSET CRUISES

9)  BIRD WATCHING
Watch the Ospreys and other wonderful wild  birds.

10)  SNORKELING
Point of Rocks offers snorkeling on Florida’s West  Coast.

11)  FISHING

Siesta Public Beach offers tennis, playgrounds and a picnic area. Attend events on the beach, including Siesta Fiesta, volleyball tournaments, craft shows, festivals, concerts and art exhibits. Siesta Key’s annual events include Safe Treats

Siesta Key Beach
Siesta Key Beach

Halloween, Sand Fest, and the Siesta Key Crystal Classic professional sand sculpture contest in the fall. Light Up the Village starts the holiday season, and the Amateur Sand Sculpture Contest is in May.

What are you doing this Sunday morning??? Come visit us 8am to 2pm Freshness waiting, lots of new vendors, music, Lloyd Dobson Artist tropical paradise oil paintings and in the Village great restaurants. Siesta Key Beach was voted by Tripadvisor to be #1 USA.

A Milwaukee vacationer’s testimonial
“Loved the variety of handmade goods, pottery, organic products, unique natural soaps, produce, art, food and more at this Sunday market ! Found some unique gifts….they even had live music”

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