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Pinellas shoppers have bounty of farmers markets to choose from

The Clearwater Farmers Market kicked off its season Wednesday, but there are several other farmers markets that have opened or are about to open for the season in mid and north Pinellas County. For a look at what the area has to offer, see the list below.

Crossroads Farmers Market

Where: Curlew Road and Belcher Road, Palm Harbor.

When: Began Oct. 3 and continues every Sunday through April 24, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Features: fresh produce, seafood and other vendors.

For information: (727) 784-9690.

Sunday Morning Farmers Market

Where: Tarpon Ave. and Alt. U.S. 19 (Pinellas Ave.), Tarpon Springs.

When: Begins Sunday and continues every Sunday through May 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Features: live music and fresh produce, including offerings from local vendors, prepared foods, gourmet baked goods, greenery, seafood, hand-crafted goods, and a variety of other items. Presented by Downtown Turnaround Inc.

For information: E-mail SundayMorningMkt@gmail.com or call (727) 938-0078.

Clearwater Farmers Market

Where: Cleveland Street and N Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater.

When: Began Wednesday Oct. 20 and continues every Wednesday through May 18, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Features: fresh produce, cheese, fresh baked goods, flowers and plants. Vendors also sell ready-to-eat food and drinks. Free two-hour parking at Garden Avenue Garage with ticket validation (see market manager).

For information: (727) 461-7674.

Oldsmar Downtown Fresh Market

Where: Oldsmar City Hall, 100 State St., Oldsmar.

When: Begins Nov. 3 and continues every Wednesday through April 27, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Features: fresh produce, jewelry, plants, cheese, seafood, organic items, baked goods and handmade crafts.

For information: (813) 749-1264.

Safety Harbor Farmers Market

Where: John Wilson Park and Gazebo, 401 Main St., Safety Harbor.

When: Began Oct. 7 and continues every Thursday through April 28, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Features: produce, flowers, foods.

For information: (727) 461-7674.

Largo Harvest Marketplace

Where: Ulmer Park, 301 West Bay Drive, Largo.

When: Begins Nov. 4 and continues every Thursday through April 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Features: produce, flowers, plants, baked treats, handcrafted items and more.

For information: (727) 587-6740, ext. 5015.

Indoor Fresh Market

Where: Seminole Mall, 11201 Park Blvd., Seminole.

When: Began Aug. 7 and continues every Thursday through Sunday through Dec. 19, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Features: air-conditioned mall corridors with fresh produce, prepared foods, specialty food, greenery, arts and crafts, music and seating for people watching.

For information: (727) 776-7261.

Dunedin Green Market

Where: Pioneer Park, Main Street and Douglas Ave., Dunedin.

When: Begins Oct. 29 and continues on Fridays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday markets continue until April 29; Saturday markets until July 30.

Features: produce, cheeses, seafood, plants, herbs and other specialty items.

For information: (727) 733-4215.

Pinellas County Market in the Park

Where: Heritage Village, 11909 125th St., Largo.

When: Opens Nov. 6 and continues every Saturday through April 16, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Features: fresh produce, prepared foods, plants, organic gardening programs, cooking demonstrations and kids activities.

For information: (727) 582-2123.

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