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Community Supported Agriculture

Community Supported Agriculture

People nationwide are developing healthier lifestyles, looking to reconnect with the source of their food and buy locally grown, organic products. In Greater Gainesville, people are following the national trend by participating in community supported agriculture projects hosted by local farms. Each project invites members of the community to become shareholders of a farm. For a full season of growing, participants each receive a basket of organic, seasonal produce like arugula, mushrooms and potatoes each week in return for their investments in the farm.

Greater Gainesville is home to three farms that offer this service: Swallowtail Farm, located north of Alachua; Frog Song Organics, located in Hawthorne; and Siembra Farm, located in Southeast Gainesville. By joining a CSA, shareholders have the opportunity to support sustainable agricultural practices, strengthen the local economy and develop relationships with the food they eat and the people who grow it.

Greater Gainesville Farmers Markets

Alachua County Farmers’ Market  |  441 Market
5920 NW 13th St. 
Gainesville, FL 32653
(352) 371-8236
Saturdays 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Haile Village Farmers Market
5213 SW 91st Terrace,               
Gainesville, FL 32608
Saturdays 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

High Springs Farmers Market
115 NE Railroad Ave.
High Springs, FL 32643
(352) 275-6346
Thursdays 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Keystone Heights Farmers Market
The Natural Park, State Road 21, 
555 S. Lawrence Blvd.
Keystone Heights, FL 32656
Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Union Street Farmers Market
Bo Diddley Community Plaza
111 E University Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32601
(386) 462-3192
Wednesdays 4 p.m.– 7 p.m. 

Waldo Farmers and Flea Market
17805 US Hwy 301
Waldo, FL 32694
Saturdays and Sundays 
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(352) 468-2255 

WIC Farmers Market at the Alachua County Health Department 
224 SE 24th St. 
Gainesville, FL 32641
Fridays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (early April to early October)

Greater Gainesville’s Community Gardens:
Dreamers Garden – The Grove Street Neighborhood Community Garden
404 NW 10th Ave. 
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 258-1238

Green Acres Community Garden
Green Acres Park 
700 Block and SW 40th St. 
Gainesville, FL 32607

High Springs Community Garden: Downtown Demonstration Plots
James Paul Park 
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-3304

McRorie Community Garden
Corner of SE 4th Ave. & SE 6th Terrace 
Gainesville, FL 32601

NE 31st Avenue Community Garden
1700 NE 31st Ave. (within NE 31st Avenue Park)
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 373-7314

Porter’s Community Center Garden
512 SW 6th Ave. 
Gainesville, FL 32601
SW 40th Place and SW 30th Terrace Community Garden
2947 SW 40th Place 
Gainesville, FL 32608

University of Florida Organic Gardens Cooperative
2617 SW 23rd Ter.
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 378-6103 

See Also

Pick Your Own

Biogera Organic Fruits and Vegetables 
4088 W State Rd. 235
Alachua, FL 32615
(214) 213-9594 

BlueBela Farms LLC
Blueberry Farm
7650 NE 40th St. 
High Springs, FL 32643
(386) 454-3116 

Bluefield Estate Winery Muscadine Grapes, Blueberries and Wine 
22 NE CR 234 
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 337-2544 

Deep Spring Farm Blueberries
16419 W CR 1491 
Alachua, FL 32615
(352) 507-8128 

Gainesville Blueberry  & Organic Farm Blueberries, Strawberries, Seasonal Vegetables
1621 SE 15th St. 
Gainesville, FL 32641
(352) 222-0246

Roger’s Farm
3831 NW 156th Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32609
(386) 462-2406

South Moon Farms Organic Blueberry Farm
15912 S CR 325 
Hawthorne, FL 3264
(352) 466-0105   

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