Welcome to the Amelia Farmers Market ®
“Feeding the communities of Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, And Beyond!”
Enjoy a trip to the Amelia Farmers Market ® nestled in the moss-draped oaks and reflective lagoon at the Shops at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation.
Mingle with local farmers and entrepreneurs and wander through a dizzying selection of fruits & vegetables harvested just before Market day, including organic and specialty products. You’ll also discover gourmet baked goods, from crusty breads to delectable desserts, and prepared foods such as cheeses, honey, sauces, soups, and jellies.
The Market is also the perfect location to find specialty tropical plants and landscaping plants, including orchids, herbs, and garden flowers.
Do your shopping quickly and easily or spend a relaxing morning strolling the Market with family and friends. And, there’s plenty of easy access parking.
Established in 2002, The Amelia Farmers Market ® is a not-for-profit organization with an 12-year tradition of proudly serving the communities of Amelia Island and beyond with local produce, prepared foods and plants.
When: Every Saturday, 9am - 1pm.
Where: At the Shops of Omni Amelia Island Plantation, 6800 1st Coast Highway, Amelia Island, Florida. No pets, please.
Market News for December 7, 2013:
Welcome to the Holiday Season!
The will host Keep Nassau Beautiful on Saturday, December 7, for their annual poinsettia fundraiser. Keep Nassau will have a variety of poinsettia colors including red, pink, white, marble (pink with white), and jingle bells (red with white). These are all florist quality plants in 6.5” containers priced at $10 with a portion of the proceeds going to support Nassau County beautification and education projects. Keep Nassau Beautiful is charitable and educational organization for the purpose of educating citizens in ways of improving the community’s appearance. To achieve this purpose, the organization established and maintains a continuing litter control program utilizing the Keep America Beautiful System, a behavioral approach to changing attitudes and habits about proper sold waste handling, develops plans to bring about community appearance improvements for the beautification of Nassau County, and promotes public interest in the maintenance of a clean and beautiful environment. The poinsettia sale is a fundraiser for the organization to help with their programs.
Also at the Market this Saturday will be All About U.S. with Sockeye Salmon from Bristol Bay Alaska, home of the largest Sockeye run in the world. Once the fish are delivered to the processing facility, they are filleted, pin boned, vac packed and frozen immediately in order to preserve freshness.
Artisan Black Garlic joins the Market on Saturday with their trio of hand-crafted vinegars including the Artisan Black Garlic featuring an exorbitant amount of Black Garlic infused into a rich Balsamic Vinegar of Modena; their fresh Lemon and Ginger Vinegar married into a White Balsamic Vinegar of Modena; and the Vinegar Melange with a pleasing blend of spices of India and South Asia.
Don't miss on getting that unique gift available at Clean Ridge Soap. With a full line of signature bar soaps, liquid soaps, lotions, balms and soy candles, Clean Ridge will also have gift baskets themed for the kitchen including their kitchen soaps, wood-turned corkscrews made with exotic woods, and more.
Meteor Street Produce is at the Market every Saturday with their organic and locally grown produce including seasonal greens including at least 2 kinds of kale, collards, and mustards as well as spinach, broccoli, different types of lettuces, and carrots. Tomatoes including romas, ginger, garlic, onions including shallots, sweet potatoes, and at least 1 or 2 types of fruit as well as unusual and heirloom produce will be at the Market. Fresh herbs starters are beginning to arrive at the Market! Organic dry goods will include cinnamon, chia seeds, cacao bits, and vanilla beans.
Enjoy a coffee tasting at Flagship Coffees, a true artisanal micro-batch coffee roaster of organic Arabica coffee beans, have joined the Market as a new vendor. All coffees are Organic, sourced only from Direct Trade or Certified Fair-Trade farms, and lovingly roasted in tiny batches at their small roasting facility in NW Gainesville. At the Market, shoppers can sample taste several of the single origin and blend coffees as well as enjoy a cup of hot coffee or cold brew iced coffee while at the Market and purchasing whole beans or ground coffee to savor at home. From the “Isle of Eight Flags” which is a lighter espresso blend with caramelized apples, limes and milk chocolate notes created especially for Amelia Island or the Peru Cajamarca, a tasty bean with a wonderful balance of depth and acidity and hint of baker’s chocolate and green apple, to Night Watch, Starry Night, and even the Peru Junin Decaf which is French roasted, coffee aficionados and those of us who just enjoy a great cup of coffee will find Flagship Coffees the place to shop while at the Market.
Bottega by Liz Grenamyer has an outstanding holiday menu that can be ordered and picked up from the Market including hors d’oeuvres from mini jumbo lump crabcakes to brie baked in pastry with sugared pecans to entrees of whole beef tenderloins with horseradish crème fraiche, sides, and desserts including Pumpkin Chiffon Pie, Southern Bourbon Pecan Pie, and Chocolate Cream Pie with Shaved White Chocolate. It is no surprise that Bottega by Liz Grenamyer has been voted “Best Caterer in Jacksonville” by Jacksonville Magazine for two years in a row.
Just baked foccacias, crusty breads, sweet breads, cobblers and lots of pastries are very popular at Spouse’s and be sure to stop for something new as they are always arriving at the Market with a new delicious creation! Don't miss out on ordering your holiday pies & cakes.
The Market is the perfect place for all your landscaping material at Ever Blooming Gardens and pick up a plant at the Market.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14 . . . LOVE OUR LOCALS SATURDAY
On Saturday, December 14, all the shops in the Village will have incredible store-wide sales just in time to help your pocketbook with your holiday shopping. After you've shopped the day away, unwind with a special Love Our Locals rate at the Omni of $89 per night . . . enjoy their secluded beach and poolscape, championship golf, tennis
courts, nature-inspired spa, restaurants, and numerous family activities. To Thank You For Being Our Neighbor, we will have our signature Amelia Farmers Market Tote Bag available, while supplies last, for $10. . . if you're a local, you can enjoy the bag for $5!!!
RETURNING SPECIALTY DROP-IN VENDORS:
December 7: SRSLY Chocolate, Keep Nassau Beautiful Poinsettias, Clean Ridge Soap, Artisan Black Garlic, All About U.S. Sockeye Salmon
December 14: COHEN PECANS, Sweet Grass Dairy, SRSLY Chocolate, Minorcan Datil Pepper, All About U.S. Sockeye Salmon
December 21: COHEN PECANS, Almost Ancient Pots, Tea Bagz, Shakti Life Kitchen, Proper Pie Company, Clean Ridge Soap, Artisan Black Garlic, All About U.S. Sockeye Salmon, SRSLY Chocolate
December 28: Deep Roots Meat, Minorcan Datil Pepper, All About U.S. Alaskan Sockeye Salmon
Directions: Take I-95 South to Exit 373, (Route A1A East). Go East 11.2 miles to Amelia Island Parkway, (turn right at first traffic light, just over Intracoastal Waterway Bridge). Go 3.4 miles to traffic light and turn right. Go .7 miles to the round-about and follow Route A1A South. Go 2.5 miles to Shops at Omni Amelia Island Plantation on the left, (second round-about on left).
Scenic Route: Take I-95 to Exit 358A. Go East on Route 105 - (North Heckscher Drive) and follow the signs to Amelia Island, Florida. Go over Intracoastal Waterway Bridge. Go to the Shops at Omni Amelia Island Plantation entrance on the right (second round-about on right)
6800 First Coast Highway|
Amelia Island, FL 32034