New Sweet Treats at Fort Myers Farmers Market
FORT MYERS, Fla. – Just in time for summer, the Downtown Farmers Market introduces 7 new vendors to its line-up of vendors. The Market, located at 2000 West First Street underneath the Caloosahatchee Bridge in Centennial Park, is open every Thursday year-round from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The vendors include:
Herbeque BBQ Making everything fresh daily, Herbeque BBQ sells breakfast burritos, ribs, pulled pork, Italian sausage, hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, turkey legs and sides. Downtown Farmers’ Market patrons savor the smell of the meat cooked on site as they shop the market. In addition to on-site ordering, Herbeque BBQ takes advance orders for pick-up at the market and also provides catering services.
Island Botanicals This new vendor sells Specialty organic produce, loose and by the bag, including sprouts, wheat grass, and sunflower grass. In addition, Island Botanicals offers mangos, avocados, star fruit, lychee, and fresh eggs.
Akamai Accents, LLC. Shoppers looking for air plants, bromeliads, limited specialty orchids, and sea grass baskets are likely to pleased by the variety sold by Akamai Accents, LLC., either for themselves or as gifts.
Sloan Greiner Enterprises Downtown Farmers’ Market shoppers can be good to themselves as well as to the environment at Sloan Greiner Enterprises. Gluten free bread, organic skin care and WOW Green non-toxic cleaning products are some of the variety of people- and earth-friendly products they offer.
55 Degrees The gourmet will love the tasty selection at 55 Degrees. A variety of cheeses are available at their booth, along with assorted fig breads, flat breads and olives that complement these types of cheeses.
French Bread Oven Frequent Downtown Farmers’ Market patrons are excited about the returning of French Bread Oven to the Market, remembering the fresh, tantalizing aroma of their additive- and preservative-free Artisans breads, croissants, Danish, cookies, and deserts.
Homemade Soap Using the “cold process” that our grandmothers (or great grandmothers) would have used, homemade soap is created only a few loaves at a time. Only high-quality, plant-based oils and other natural ingredients like dried herbs, grains, goats’ or cow’s milk, flowers, and glycerin are combined to make a variety of soaps—formulating bars that are luxuriously kind to the skin, environment, and septic systems.
The market, in operation since 1994, currently features vendors offering an assortment of goods including fruits, vegetables, a variety of seafood, baked goods, honey, nuts, cheese, flowers, plants, and soaps.
Call 321-7098 for more information.
The Fort Myers Farmers Market, located underneath the Caloosahatchee Bridge in Centennial Park every Thursday year-round from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., is growing with the addition of several new vendors. The market, in operation since 1995, now features a total of 16 vendors offering an assortment of goods. New vendors selling baked goods and soaps have joined the assortment already sold at the Market, including fruits, vegetables, ethnic vegetables, semi-organic (non-certified) vegetables, herbs, berries, variety of seafood, pickles, flowers, flowering plants, bamboo, potted palms and fruit trees, smoothies, coffee, hot dogs, and doggie treats.