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 April 26, 2014: Texans will feel right at home this Saturday at the Amelia Farmers Market® aka Fernandina Farmers Market® as the Market will be featuring several Texas themed products. Start off your Saturday with an Arepa fresh off the grill, this twist on a grilled cheese sandwich made its debut in America at the Texas State Fair. An Arepa will go great with one of the three new kickstarter hot sauces available at FreshJax. These sauces are bold flavored with just the right amount of heat. If its gourmet baked goods that will remind you of home that you want, stop by Spouses Bakery to try their Jalapeno Focaccias. Keeping with the jalapeno theme stop by Simply Savory and try their delicious gourmet dips, like their Southwest Jalapeno Chipotle or their Three Amigos depending on how hot you like it. Finish your day at the Market listening to some classic Texas tunes played by the Market’s entertainers Hickory Wind.
The very popular Proper Pie Company will also be at the Market this Saturday, April 26th with their delicious double crust savory and sweet authentic British and Irish Pies. Get there early as their most popular flavors always sell out fast. These popular flavors include items such as their chicken and asparagus, chicken shepherd’s pie, sweet barbecue pulled pork, steak onion and cheese. Also available are vegetarian pies, banger rolls, sausage rolls, and scotch eggs.
Ever Blooming Gardens will be at the Market this Saturday! Available will be all sorts of beautiful flowering plants including gardenia bushes, hibiscus, bedding flowers, shrimp plants, and so much more. Since Robert propagates most of his own plants he is a very knowledgeable source for what does and does not grow well here on the island.
This Saturday Coastal Shrimp will have fresh and local rock shrimp, flounder, grouper, Royal Red shrimp and more available at the Market. Coastal Shrimp has worked with local fishing captains for several years to bring you the best seafood available.
Make sure to stop by Neal’s Kettle Korn for “popped before your eyes” gourmet popcorn, boiled peanuts, and old-fashioned sodas!
Trader’s Hill will be at the market offering their beautiful kale, spinach, lovage, chives, chervil, radishes, and purple top turnips. All of their produce is grown by aquaponics which uses natural fish emulsion from tilapia, on site, to enhance their produce. Trader’s Hill is currently working on their farm, in Hilliard, which is a converted Tyson Chicken farm.
Clean Ridge Soap will be at the Market with her signature bar soaps that are made with the finest essential oils, honey, and plants all harvested at small local farms. One of her most popular soaps is the Moisture soap which is blended with 11 oils and butters to create one of the most extraordinary skin soaps. All of her soaps are all natural and she never uses any alcohol or chemicals. Clean Ridge offers a variety of liquid soaps, lip balms, lotions, and shampoos. Clean Ridge now offers a new line of diffusers and soy wax candles with scents that complement their soaps and lotions.
Winter Park Honey is at the Market every Saturday with their line of local, award winning honey. Their honey is produced unheated and totally unprocessed. It truly is like eating honey right out of the comb. Their bees are never treated with pesticides or given antibiotics. They offer a large selection of gourmet varietal honey including Tupelo, Sourwood, Buckwheat, Palmetto, Orange Blossom, Blackberry, Blueberry, Avocado, Key Lime, Gallberry, Lavendar, Orange Cinnamon, and their most popular local Wildflower honey.
Jon of Meteor Street Produce is at the Market every Saturday with his organic, vine-ripened tomatoes, ginger, and garlic, onions including shallots, sweet potatoes, Yukon gold potatoes, portabella mushrooms, parsnips, and seasonal greens including kale, spinach, lettuces, and arugula. It is also the best time of year to purchase his fresh herbs which can be bought as starter plants, or on the spot cuttings fresh for your kitchen. Jon also has a new line of organic gourmet teas and herbal tea blends to go along with his organic dry goods like cinnamon, chia seeds, cacao bits, and vanilla beans. Jon sources his organic produce from a variety of small local farms, as well as his own garden.
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