Make grocery shopping fun and find healthier food options by heading over to Union Street Farmers Market in Downtown Gainesville! Held every Wednesday rain or shine from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., this farmer's market has a surprisingly wide variety of goods. Farms are inspected before farmers can be vendors, so you're guaranteed the best organic produce or meat that Gainesville has to offer!

You can find almost anything at Union Street Farmers Market from locally-grown produce to grass-fed meats and freshly-caught seafood; with fare like this, you'll have everything you need to make true farm-to-table meals. While the farmer's market always has an abundance of produce, cantaloupe, watermelon, new potatoes, and squash are currently in season, so stock up on your favorite summertime fruits and vegetables! In addition to the vast produce section, you'll also find tasty organic coffee and kombucha tea along with homemade soaps.

Don't feel like grocery shopping? Check out the handcrafted jewelry booths and make a fashion statement with unique pieces. When you're done shopping or need to take a break, treat yourself to one of the booths selling delicious foods like empanadas, bbq, nachos, and many more!

Union Street Farmers Market makes for a great evening of family fun as kids can enjoy the craft booths and a huge open grass area where they can run and play. They can also enjoy the variety of food booths offering favorites like homemade pizza, ice cream, popsicles, and baked goods then cool off with a refreshing no sugar added lemonade while listening to live music playing weekly.

Pack your family up and head over to Union Street Farmers Market this Wednesday for great local products and a good time! For more shopping in Gainesville, register on 352area and connect to everything in North Central Florida.


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