Phoenix, Arizona-based grocery chain, Sprouts Farmers Market (Website), will be moving into the former Winter Park Whole Foods location on Aloma, according to a recent report by Kyle Arnold, with the Orlando Sentinel.  Sprouts specializes in brands that are non-gmo, organic,...
The City of Orlando is leasing 18-acres of a 100-acre public park space in The Packing District to 4 Roots Foundation to create an urban farm. 4 Roots is an initiative by 4...
The Friends of the Satanic Temple - Central Florida (Facebook) will host a special one-night craft/art market in Thornton Park on Saturday, February 8. The Dark Crafts Carnival will take place 7 p.m....
The Daily City (Website) brought food truck bazaars and the popular Orlando Flea series to Orlando. Now they're breaking into farmers markets. Daily City owner Mark Baratelli actually threw his hat into the...
The much-anticipated Colonial Landing Lucky's Market will officially open on Wednesday, June 19 at 3230 E. Colonial Drive in the former Sports Authority space. This is the seventh store to open...
Dr. Phillips Charities has announced the designer for the new food hall under development in the upcoming The Packing District in west College Park; Dap Design. If that name sounds familiar its because...
Al pastor is Spanish for "shepherd style" and when used in concert with the word "tacos," refers to a dish from central Mexico that makes you rethink what you know about life. Fight me.
By Jon Busdeker Market on Magnolia Eatery and Bar, the first food hall in Downtown Orlando, will officially open for lunch starting this Thursday at 11 a.m. although they've been in soft opening since Monday from 6 p.m.-midnight.  The new eatery, which replaces Frank...
Mia Supermarket, which opened in the former Colonialtown Winn-Dixie space in 2015, has changed its name and is now iFresh (Website). New York-based iFresh is the first publicly-listed Chinese/Asian supermarket chain in the country, and has a fast-growing presence in...
Editor's Note: Carlos de los Angeles (Instagram) is a self-described New York-born, Florida-bred, Filipino-blooded photographer. The last time we wrote about him was HERE in 2016 when we shared some of his work that documented a changing Ivanhoe Village.  This interview...
"Has Bungalower ever researched zoning for chickens/goats in the Orlando area? Would be interested to know the laws." - Carly Johnson Chickens are allowed within City limits (in Districts 3, 4, and 5) but only if the owners are participating...
The team behind the College Park Farmers Market (Facebook | Instagram) have announced that they are discontinuing the event series. The announcement was made on the CPFM's various social accounts with the following message: Another reason given in the comment sections of the...
The Daily City (Website) hosted their first-ever indoor farmers market this past Sunday and it was an obvious success. The inaugural event succeeded in attracting an estimated 1,500+ shoppers on Sunday, June 9. Our...
As announced by other media outlets earlier in the week, organic grocer the Farmacy (Website) will be pulling out of its space at North Quarter Market (Website). However, a number of other vendors will be moving into the space left...
The North Quarter Market (Facebook) was originally a joint effort between Downtown Credo, the Farmacy, and Pop Parlour, which opened in late November, 2016. The collaborative market concept was built around the idea of having a community market and coffee...
We often get photographs and tips from our Bungalower readers of things that are happening around town, so we have started featuring them on the site in a series called Eyes on the Street, in honor of our favorite urbanist Jane...
We announced in October 2017 that Sprouts Farmers Market (Website) would be taking over the former Winter Park Whole Foods space in order to open their first Orlando-area store. They have finally announced a fall opening. Sprouts is known for their...
The East Central Florida Regional Planning Council (Website) was just awarded a $100,000 grant as part of a new Cycles and Sprouts program in the Holden Heights neighborhood. This project is one of six separate projects that were awarded...
The City of Orlando has launched a new Food Waste Collection Program at all three Orlando Farmers Markets this month. Orlando residents can now recycle their kitchen scraps - including meat, bones, and...
By Jon Busdeker What's old is new again in College Park where the College Park Farmers Market has moved back to Infusion Tea, located at 1600 Edgewater Drive . The popular Sunday market which had been hosted in the parking lot of Grounding Roots...
The Nutmilk Man (Facebook) is a new local product being offered at the District Market (Facebook) in the Mills 50 District. They specialize in 100 percent organic, raw, specialty-crafted nut and seed milks with under six ingredients. The products are...
Farm and Haus Orlando (Website), has slowly been expanding their empire of healthy prepared meals since their early roots in 2015; they expanded into the former Bookmark It space in East End Market, they partnered with guest chefs like Dixie...
The Downtown Development Board (DDB), via the City of Orlando's Procurement and Contracts Division, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the position of the Downtown Orlando Farmers Market Manager. The Manager is responsible for overall management of the...
A “locavore” is a person whose diet consists only or principally of locally grown or produced food. Along those lines, every month, local chefs welcome Orlando’s locavore, Misty Heath, into their kitchens to break down how to make some...
Convenience stores aren’t supposed to carry locally grown, organic kale and free-range chicken. But The Farmacy, which recently opened in the North Quarter Market in Downtown Orlando, isn’t a typical quick-stop shop. Uncured hot dogs, local eggs from Lake Meadow Naturals in...