The Market at Lakewood Ranch Is Now Open!

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Our Principles.

The Market, in partnership with Worden Farm, is held in a unique outdoor environment at The Sarasota Polo Club, surrounded by open space.

Established to be a sustaining influence in the community’s connection to the land for generations to come.

To integrate local purveyors into the fabric of the Lakewood Ranch community; to serve as a social and educational resource for the community; and to encourage all members of the community to make healthy lifestyle choices particularly in regard to the food we eat, our relationships with home and the activities we participate in.

Weekly Happenings

This Week at The Market
April 18, from 3 - 7 pm

Join us for The Market this week -END OF MARKET CELEBRATION!
This is the last market day for the season in Lakewood Ranch and we're celebrating with a party! Come hang out and celebrate a successful and bountiful first season of The Market with us and all our amazing vendors!

Live music from 3-7:00PM by The Bearded Brothers Band!!

Local craft beer and wine from The Market's wine cellar for sale throughout market hours.

Corn hole and games for all ages will be set up on the field!

Interactive animal display by Mote Marine.

The Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club Athletic Center will be doing sign-ups for Summer Kids Camps.

Kids Korner: Sponsored by Little Geniuses.
Sunset yoga at 5:30 pm.
Come try your hand at the FREE rock wall! All ages and levels welcome!

SPARCC (Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center) is the featured non-profit during the April Market.

More About Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC)

About The Market.

Products Available:
Seafood, eggs, chicken, duck, turkey, milk, cheese, bread, butter, cold pressed juices, jams & pickled deliciousness, fresh pasta, ready-to-eat foods, honey, soap, truffle oils, mushrooms, popcorn, gulf sea salt and knife sharpening.

Days/Hours of Operation:
Each Wednesday December 6 - April 18, 3:00 - 7:00 pm

Sarasota Polo Club
8201 Polo Club Lane
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34240
[email protected]

*Well behaved leashed dogs are welcome!

Vendor Application

Community Supported Agriculture on the Ranch

The membership deadline for the 2017-2018 season has closed. Registration for the 2018-2019 season will open summer of 2018.

2017 - 2018 member pick-up instructions: CSA shares are available for pick-up at The Market at Lakewood Ranch each Wednesday, December 6 - April 18, from 3 - 7 pm in the Pavilion at the Sarasota Polo Club. All shares not picked up prior to market closing, at 7 pm, will be donated to a well-deserving home or charity.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) = Organic Veggie Box

Think of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) as a food subscription: pre-purchase a “share” of the harvest, then pick up your organic veggie box each week (December - April).

You Pay the Farm → Farmers Then Grow Food → You Pick Up Your Organic Veggie Box Each Week → See Your Neighbors and Farmers, Know Who Grows Your Food

Who is Worden Farm?

Worden Farm, owned and operated by Chris Worden, Ph.D. and Eva Worden, Ph.D., grows 100% USDA-certified organic produce. Since 2003, the Wordens have been growing fresh, local, organic produce for the Southwest Florida community and distributing it through farmers markets and a community supported agriculture (CSA) farm membership program. Join us in welcoming the Wordens to Lakewood Ranch.

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