Gainesville's Great Union Street Farmers Market

Gainesville is home to one of Livability's Top 10 Farmers Markets.

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On Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 10:23
Gainesville, FL

Union Street Farmers Market in Gainesville, FL, aims to impress with its year-round offering of the freshest fruits and vegetables in the city. Situated in downtown Gainesville on the Bo Diddley Community Plaza, the market has declared itself on a quest to “make the world a better place – one vegetable at a time!”

To fulfill its quest, the market makes itself available every Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. year round. As one of the larger farmers markets in the country, the Union Street market sells everything a shopper could hope to buy, from arts and crafts to meat and milk, kept fresh in a refrigerated truck. It's proximity to the University of Florida makes it a draw for all ages, and the addition of bands and a grassy area to relax ensure fun.