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 March 8, 2014:
Gourmet Blends has joined the Market as a new vendor. Many of you will recognize Landon and Katie, who have been regular vendors at the Market with their lines of gourmet dips, spreads, and infused olive oils. Well they are at it again! They have recently been working on a new creation that they have named Gourmet Blends. This new venture will be a line of gourmet seasoned rice and quinoa blends. They will be offering 12 flavors ranging from their “Rice and Shine Cinnamon” to their “Hot and Sassy Jalapeno” so make sure to stop by and check out Landon and Katie’s newest culinary experiment!
Also at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation on March 8th will be hundreds of exotic automobiles, custom motorcycles, power boats, and luxury lifestyle companies. If you choose to attend, you will enjoy their onsite cafes serving a variety of fine culinary offerings, a VIP Café, smooth jazz, wine and spirit tastings, cigar smokes, fashion shows, and more. Tickets can be purchased at www.festivalofspeed.com.
This Saturday, March 8th, Coastal Shrimp will be at the Market offering fresh shrimp, rock and royal, flounder, grouper, and more; straight from the boats of local captains fishing in the waters directly off the shores of Amelia Island.
Also at the Market this Saturday will be the 20-year old family business that is Minorcan Datil Pepper. For 20 years this family has been producing top of the line gourmet products using the unique datil pepper that creates a perfect sweet heat flavor. Their product line includes items such as hot sauces, marinades, mayonnaise, relish, mustard, BBQ, vinegar, salsas, jams, and jellies.
Clean Ridge Soap will be at the Market this Saturday with their signature line of bar soaps, liquid soaps, balms, soy candles and more. Artisan Black Garlic also joins the Market on Saturday with their trio of gourmet vinegars.
At the Market every Saturday is the very popular Simply Savory Gourmet Dips. With over 30 flavors of gourmet dips and spreads they truly have something for everyone. If you like it hot, try their full-flavored Southwest Jalapeno Chipotle or if you have a sweet tooth try their trendy Sea Salt Caramel. Simply Savory’s dips are always made with the finest natural ingredients with no MSG and no preservatives.
Jon of Meteor Street Produce is at the Market every Saturday with his organic local produce that he sources from several local farms, as well as his own garden where he grows organic vegetables and herbs. Meteor will have seasonal greens, fresh tomatoes, ginger, garlic, onions, including shallots, sweet potatoes, and a few types of fruits. When in season, fresh herbs, starters, and “on the spot” cuttings for the kitchen will be available. Meteor also has some new items such as his delightful and healthy teas and herbal teas. He has many types that all have many health benefits, so be sure to ask Jon about these new and exciting offerings.
Have a sick or tired orchid at home? Bring it to the Market for some hands-on-help from the experienced Orchid Legends. You can also pick from their beautiful selection of orchids, cut flowers, and various house plants. Melanie of Almost Ancient Pots will be at the Market only this Saturday in March with her unique hand-made pots and she takes orders!
RETURNING SPECIALTY DROP-IN VENDORS:
March 8: Artisan Black Garlic, Almost Ancient Pots, Coastal Shrimp, Minorcan Datil Pepper, Clean Ridge Soap
March 15: Clean Ridge Soap, Goodness Snow's Chocolates
March 22: Deep Roots All-Grass (forage) Fed Beef, Proper Pie Company, Coastal Shrimp, Minorcan Datil Pepper
March 29: All of our award-winning vendors!
April 5: Goodness Snow's Chocolates, Clean Ridge Soap
April 12: Artisan Black Garlic, Coastal Shrimp, Minorcan Datil Pepper
April 19: Do your Market shopping in the morning then head over to the Amelia Garden Show held in Central Park, Fernandina Beach (www.ameliagarden.com)
April 26: Deep Roots All-Grass (Forage) Fed-Beef, Proper Pie Company, Minorcan Datil Pepper, Coastal Shrimp
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