Local Roots, which owns and operates the Sanibel Island Farmers Market and Captiva Island Farmers Market, is adjusting and relocating some of its markets across Lee County following Hurricane Ian.
The following markets will be operational weekly beginning today, Nov. 2:
- Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Harbour Plaza, at 17660 South Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers (previously the Lakes Park Farmers Market)
- Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Coconut Point, at 23106 Fashion Drive, Estero (Coconut Point Farmers Market)
- Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at The Promenade at Bonita Bay, at 26795 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs (Bonita Springs Farmers Market)
- Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Founder’s Square at Babcock Ranch, at 42850 Crescent Loop, Babcock Ranch (Babcock Ranch Farmers Market)
The Downtown Fort Myers Farmers Market is on hold due to Ian’s impact to the area.
Ventura and Baer said they are thankful for the support they have received from the community. In 2009, Lee County approached them to organize a market at Lakes Park and soon others followed.
For more information or to become a vendor, visit https://www.buylocallee.com/