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Englewood Farmer’s Market closing due to area construction

A farmer’s market in Southwest Florida was supposed to start its season in just a few weeks, but instead, it’s closing. The Englewood Farmer’s Market was forced to close its doors permanently due to construction nearby. Gerald Schimpl tends to stop at the Englewood Farmer’s Market every week. His Firebread Food Truck serves one-of-a-kind sandwiches. […]

Marco Island farmer’s market back in service with safety measures

Big box stores have taken precautions to make shopping safer during the pandemic. Farmers markets are following their lead, making sure shopping local and small doesn’t mean compromising people’s health. We learned how a city market in Southwest Florida is operating to keep people safe and also support the livelihoods of its vendors. There is […]

Bonita Springs Farmers Market reopens

Farmers markets are a popular place to find local produce and unique items, and many of you have missed out on your favorite must-haves since the pandemic began. Good news: the Bonita Springs Farmers Market is back up and running. It’s a boost for local small businesses that have been out of in-person work for […]