Spring is here…

… Which means Farmer’s Markets are back in full swing! I checked out the one in downtown St. Pete this morning and left with gobs of fresh fruit and veggies. Sustainability means buying local, and the selection couldn’t be better!

Here’s a few of the local ones:

Downtown Saturday Morning Market

More than 100 local vendors, including produce, gourmet foods. Also crafts, live music and entertainment, flowers, plants. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. Progress Energy Park/Al Lang Field, 180 Second Ave. SE, St. Petersburg. (727) 455-4921. saturdaymorningmarket.com.

Ybor City Saturday Market

Produce, gourmet foods and sauces, fresh baked breads, fresh eggs, prepared foods, plants, pet treats, arts and crafts, jewelry and bath and body products. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat. Centennial Park, 1800 E Eighth Ave., Ybor City. (813) 241-2442. ybormarket.com.

Downtown Clearwater Farmers Market

Produce, baked goods, cheeses, gourmet foods, live music. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wed. Cleveland area and Station Square Park, Clearwater. (727) 461-7674.

University of South Florida Bull Market

Student organizations, vendors, USF departments, and not-for-profit organizations line the Marshall Student Center South Plaza. The market is held every Wednesday during the fall and spring semesters except on holidays or during bad weather. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wed. University of South Florida Marshall Student Center, 4202 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. (813) 974-5309. msc.usf.edu/bullmarket.htm.

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