For years, the Biscayne Upper East Side Farmers Market has been serving the charming Biscayne Historic District with seasonal farm fresh produce and artisan goods. From locally grown kale to juicy bright pink dragon fruit, a banquet of rainbow colored eats are just a few of the wide range of seasonal fares the market has to offer.
Week over week the market continues to attract a growing number of customers, and in itself growing with more new vendors and variety. As a long time resident of the area, I’ve personally witnessed a small corner market flourish from just a handful of fruit and vegetable stands, to now offering a variety of unique goods. Freshly baked breads, specialty homemade foods like avocado honey and savory Indian samosas, Orchid and exotic plants to even vintage jewelry and handmade clothing are all available to shop every Saturday morning at the entrance of Legion Memorial Park.
The future is looking even greener with new businesses slated to open later this year. Expect to see coffee houses like Starbucks and local favorite Panther Coffee, a 50 Eggs headquarters and a stand alone Jugo Fresh location- even food truck Ms Cheezious settled down to call the historic neighborhood home. With all the new business comes plenty of synergy, something Miami is getting more of these days in rejuvenated neighborhood’s like Wynwood and now the MiMo district. As the community thrives with new retail spaces, housing and further development, the need for fresh and easily accessible farm-to-table food is essential and the Upper East Side Market has been doing just that.
Take a stoll through the Upper East Side Farmer’s Market…
The Upper East Side Farmers Market takes place every Saturday, 9:00am-2:00pm at Legion Park on Biscayne Boulevard at 66th Street. For more information on upcoming markets and local projects visit the Urban Oasis Project’s website.