Ackermann Maple Farm

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in All Vendors, Part Time Foods, Seasonal | 0 comments

Ackermann Maple Farm

Ian and Caitlin, owners of Ackermann Maple Farm, both grew up in Cabot, Vermont. In early 2013, they purchased the 36 acres that would become Ackermann Maple Farm and started their business. There, the sap that flows from just over 3,000 taps is heated using a wood fire, evaporating the water and drawing out the pronounced natural maple flavor Vermont is known for. The tapping, sap collection, boiling, filtering and bottling is all done by Ian and Caitlin in the early spring, and their Market season is generally...

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Aqua Organics

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in All Vendors, Full Time Farmers/Produce | 0 comments

Aqua Organics

Aqua Organics was begun by Michael Musoke in 2007. Miriam, whom most people know from the Market, joined her husband in 2012. Aqua Organics is a family farm that is dedicated to promoting practical solutions. “Recycle” is their motto. They utilize and combine solar energy, rain water catchment, and aquaponics to greatly reduce their footprint on the environment. Aquaponics blends aquaculture with hydroponics to maximize production while reducing the negative side effects of most traditional farming...

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Eco Farm

Posted by on Mar 9, 2017 in All Vendors, Full Time Farmers/Produce | 0 comments

Eco Farm

Eco Farm is a farm-based intentional community in Plant City founded by Jon and Debbie Butts. They have been growing vegetables, fruit trees and ornamentals on the property since 1985. In recent years, they have developed a herd of water buffalo for the extremely nutritious raw milk and value added products, which are sold for ‘Pet Consumption Only’ by Florida law. Ecofarmers participate in farmers’ markets all year, providing a wide variety of major and minor vegetables, herbs, fruits, native plants and edible...

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Ethos Roasters

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in All Vendors, Full Time Foods | 0 comments

Ethos Roasters

Ethos Roasters is a new craft coffee roastery in Lakeland, devoted to finding the best ethically-sourced beans, roasting them to perfection in micro-batches and bringing them to the market within hours of roasting. They buy exclusively from small farmer coffee cooperatives (many women-led) around the world and support Fair-Trade -or higher- standards. Their head roaster holds degrees in Engineering and Food Science (PhD). Their dream is to set an example of how a better coffee experience can also support a better...

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Hilltop Peaches

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in All Vendors, Part Time Farmers/Produce, Seasonal | 0 comments

Hilltop Peaches

Hilltop Peaches planted University of Florida-developed peaches in 2011, as a way to utilize their nine acres of former citrus land located in Alturas. Alyce, the owners, says, “It was never my dream to be a peach grower. What a wild and crazy love-hate relationship it has been. Peaches are a lot of work compared to citrus!” In 2015, Alyce finally decided what her goal with the peaches would be: “To deliver the very best quality peach I possibly can, grown as close to the natural way as...

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IHS Environmental

Posted by on Feb 18, 2017 in All Vendors, Part Time Plants & Herbs | 0 comments

IHS Environmental

IHS Environmental is a local farm in Lake Wales, Florida that offers 7 gallon citrus plants and 1 gallon herbs. Owner Name: Thomas Nix Email: IHSofLakeland@gmail.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IHSEnvironmental/

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Vita Produce

Posted by on Jan 6, 2017 in All Vendors, Full Time Farmers/Produce | 0 comments

Vita Produce

Vita Produce offers farm fresh fruits, vegetables and fruit cups. They are full-time vendors. You can find them on Bay Street. Owner Name: Hugo Jimenez Email: vffps1@gmail.com Phone Number: 863-670-2894/ 863-838-8275 Facebook: www.facebook.com/rey.mundo.9235 Vendor FAQs: How long have you been in business? 20 Years. How did you get started? We started first by picking tomatoes, and a friend told us about Farmers Markets. What kind of products do you offer? We offer a large variety of fruits and vegetables, as...

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