Back for 2023!
Open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. between Jan. 14 and March 25 at Merrick Park, 405 Biltmore Way, the Coral Gables Farmers Market will have local vendors with fresh Florida produce, prepared foods, baked goods, flowers and plants, activities for children, and more!
This Saturday, Jan. 28 at 9 a.m., Daniela Champney, Program Manager of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden’s Connect to Protect Network (CTPN), will tell us about this program and how residents can participate. You will learn how to attract butterflies and other pollinators, and also help an endangered ecosystem, the Pine Rocklands. We’ll talk about many different Pine Rockland plants, from groundcovers to shrubs to trees, and how they can be used in your yard.
- Feb. 4: Commissioner Rhonda Anderson will present "The Mangrove Project"
- Feb. 11: Montes de Oca will present "Would You Like to Be a Citizen Scientist?"
- Feb. 18: Mary Benton from BoundByBeauty will present "Making Your Garden a Wildlife Oasis"
- Feb. 25: Dr. Rachel Silverstein from Miami Waterkeeper will present "What You Can Do to Protect Our Beautiful Bay"
- March 4: Deena Bell-Lewellyn, Assistant Director of Greenspace Management for the City of Coral Gables, will present "Native Plants and Pollinator Plans in Our City's Public Spaces"
- March 11: Dalton Goolsby from the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will present "Butterflies in Your Yard"
- March 18: Jorge Rivera, Arborist for the City of Coral Gables, will present "Flowering Trees for the City Beautiful"
- March 25: Cindy David will present "Going Native"