The Homegrown Co-op (Website | Facebook) is temporarily closing their online farmers market and reducing their operating hours of the retail location. The Homegrown Co-op located at 2310 N Orange Ave. (btwn. Orlando St. & Smith St.) provided an online farmers...
The College Park Makers Market begins every Sunday starting December 22 in front of Infusion Tea at 1600 Edgewater Drive . The College Park Makers Market will have brunch, mimosas, live music, and a curated selection of local artisans and makers. Emily...
We reported back in August how the Homegrown Co-op (Website | Facebook) was temporarily closing their online farmers market. Last week the Co-op located at 2310 N Orange Ave tested re-opening their online farmers market. The managers of the market  told us that the first...
The Orlando Farmer's Market (Website | Facebook) at Lake Eola announced they are expanding the market. The expansion will be to include new vendors along Washington Street near the playground. The new area will allow them to accommodate up to 40...
The Thornton Park District will host their first weekly farmer's market tonight. The market, being called Fresh, will take place every Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the cul-de-sac on S Osceola Ave by Lake Eola Park. Fresh will...
A mobile farmers market is in the works for Central Florida that could change the eating habits of rural and inner city neighborhoods. Built on a revamped Lynx bus, the Fresh Stop Bus (Website/Facebook) will be wheeling into 16 neighborhoods near you "sometime...
This is the first of a new Candy Chang-inspired series of badly Photoshopped concepts for underused, vacant buildings and spaces in Orlando's bungalow neighborhoods that we wish we could do ourselves, but can't because we lack the funds. So we're giving...
We love parks ... but, some parks were created a little less equal than others. Festival Park in the Milk District is one of the largest parks in the City of Orlando, but it also happens to be...
  Some local independent businesses are banding together to open a commissary/diner/market in the Milk District . Names like Humble Bumble Kombucha (Facebook), Valhalla Bakery (Facebook) and the vegan food truck Dixie Dharma (Facebook), have signed on to open a cooperative general...
  Farm-Haus (Facebook | Website) is hosting a pop-up summer dinner this Thursday, June 11 at East End Market at 6:30 p.m. The dinner is meant to celebrate the summer as well as the launch of Farm Haus Orlando. The farm-to-table dinner...
City staff requested and were approved for an extension of the two-year Urban Chicken Pilot Program for another year. To expire on June 15, 2016. Residents in Districts 3, 4, and 5 were allowed to keep up to three hens in...
According to The Daily City the long-time drink vendor at the Orlando Farmers Market (Website) at Lake Eola has been replaced by World of Beer - Downtown. Starting August 1, the family-run beer tent (operated by the Beemer family) in the center of the...
Fleet Farming, the group of bicycle-powered farmers operating out of East End Market, have launched a new program called Fleet Fruits. Fleet Fruits will glean healthy, local fruit from backyard trees, that would otherwise go to waste, and sell it...
Starting this Saturday, a new farmers market will be coming to the Park Lake neighborhood every week. Located in a parking lot between Irma Avenue and Highland Avenue the Park Lake Highland Community Farmer's Market (Website) will feature, plants,...
"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...
SPONSORED: Edible Orlando magazine (Facebook | Website) will be hosting a locally-sourced dinner on February 20 to benefit Second Harvest Kids Cafe. The event will feature dishes created by Walt Disney World chefs including the following: Chef Scott Hunnel, Victoria &...
Graphic via redfin.com Redfin.com just released their Top 10 Cities for Urban Farming list and Orlando placed fifth. Wondering what the qualifications were? "Redfin data scientists combed through thousands of home listings for keywords like ‘greenhouse,’ ‘garden’ and ‘chicken’ to see which...
A new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences survey is saying that farmers in the state are reporting as much as 90 percent of their acreage and 80 percent of their trees are infected by the greening disease. According...
  SPONSORED: UCF alum Richard Frost, inspired by his growing interest and appreciation for locally-sourced and handcrafted products, has launched a new online marketplace called Parlor & Pantry (Website) to promote and support local makers. Frost’s online shop features only local...
In preparation of their upcoming move into Ivanhoe Village, more on that HERE, Orlando Meats is liquidating as much of their current inventory as possible. They will be selling all of their meats, sauces, and seasonings at drastically reduced...
The third Florida Local Food Summit (Facebook | Website) will be held September 8-10 in Orlando's Audubon Park Garden District. The Summit functions as a state-wide organic farming conference with workshops, farm tours, and speakers scheduled throughout the three day event. The...
PHOTO VIA GROUNDING ROOTS Grounding Roots (Facebook | Website) the College Park-based juice company, is hosting a weekly farmers market every Sunday in their parking lot at 710 West Princeston Street . Vendors in attendance sell anything from eggs, to chicken,...
The Downtown Development Board has asked that all rental fees to be waved for the 2016-2017 fiscal year for the Orlando Farmers Market (Website). The market tales place on the International Bridge, the International Plaza, and the Washington Street Cul-de-Sac areas at Lake...
Farm-Haus Delivery (Facebook | Website) has opened their new retail shop in the East End Market . We wrote about Farm-Haus moving into the former Bookmark It space back in May, HERE. The store sells grab-and-go food offerings as well as...
PHOTO VIA FLEET FARMING FACEBOOK PAGE The City of Orlando, in cooperation with IDEAS For US (Website) has received a $250,000 grant from the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Farmers Market Promotion Program. The money will fund three projects in West...