Following thoughtful consideration and planning, the Bradenton Farmers’ Market will return to downtown Bradenton on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., and continues every Saturday through the end of May, 2021. Over 40 vendors will line Old Main Street every Saturday at the market, selling locally grown fruits andContinue Reading


We are so happy to let you know that Venice Farmers Market reopens this July 11. According to a Facebook release, “…market staff and vendors have gone to great lengths to create a CDC compliant and safe socially distanced outdoor shopping experience for our community. All staff and vendors willContinue Reading

It’s Fall Y’all At Fruitville Groves


Sarasota, FL.  This past weekend, my favorite season quietly returned bringing cinnamon brooms and pumpkin lattes back into play. The cool crisp air, should it ever come, will remind us that hoodies need to be freshly laundered and boots dusted. The trees will release their leaves to ride the next wind gust slowly to the ground. As a child, I liked nothing more than trompsing through a big pile of colorful leaves, seeing how far I could kick them in the air. And raking them up? I didn’t even mind the extra work, or the stern looks from my dad as I made giant fluffy piles to jump into.