Farmers Market Vendors

Peperonata Pasta – Where the fresh pasta is done daily, where the family traditions and recipes are very much alive, and where you can enjoy a meal just like an old fashion family reunion with your loved ones. We stock some of Peperonata Pasta’s most popular raviolis like Butternut Squash, Lobster and Sundried Tomato with Pesto. Top off their famous fresh pasta with homemade Marina, Putanesca or Basil Pesto sauces.

My Sweetest Honey – Bottled and harvested in Sarasota by Shaun and Nora Knepp. No heat, filtering or processing is ever used. This is done in order to preserve its natural antioxidants, pollens, enzymes and flavor. Giving you what you want… Pure Honey is available in Orange Blossom, Wild Flower and Palmetto.

The Bread Shop – Nick Bergbauer is a seventh-generation master baker, or Meister, and he bakes his Bavarian Breads from scratch, every day (sometimes up to 4,000 loafs). The fresh breads contain no dairy and no added sugar. With The Bread Shop only open a few hours per day, and typically selling out save yourself the drive and pick up your order at Butcher’s Gourmet. We receive deliveries daily in season of Multi-Seed, Focaccia, Whole Wheat, Black Forest Rye and Country White with special orders available.

Annalida’s Gourmet Foods – James D’Esterre’s passion for food was his inspiration for his creations of unique hot sauces and mixes, although his mother is the woman behind the name. Each of his products proudly displays a picture of her in 1923, at the age of 15. You can see her beautiful smile on our in-store favorites like ‘Absolutely without a Doubt, The World’s Best Bloody Mary Mix’, the ‘Tasteful Hottie Hot Sauce’ and ‘Annalida’s Elixir’, an all-purpose sauce for basting, bolstering sauces, or using directly on cooked food.

Big D’s Jerky – Awesome Beef, Buffalo, Elk and Venison Jerky available in six different flavors including Sweet & Hot, Peppered and Teriyaki.

Mazzone Olive Oil – First Run, Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Mazzone Family Olive Oil is pressed in limited quantities. Their original extra virgin and flavor infused olive oils are made exclusively from the Coratina Olive, grown on small sustainable farms in the countryside of Puglia, Italy. Try their orange infused olive oil in your next batch of brownies for that extra sweet flavor or sauté a fillet of cod in their basil infused olive oil

Venetian Coffee – a family owned small batch micro-roaster located on the Island of Venice offers loose leaf teas and single origin coffees from Africa, Indonesia, South and Central America as well as their own blends like the funny named, ‘Crabby Breakfast Blend’. It is a darker, stronger and more robust coffee than most breakfast blends. This coffee is for those folks who need motivation getting out of bed.

Strudel’s Bakery – Provides our fresh muffins, cookies and Strudels. Their Sunrise Crunch Cookie is known as the World’s most Healthiest Cookie. Made only with ingredients you can actually pronounce like whole wheat flour, wheat germ, oats, raisins, dried plums, walnuts, almonds, pecans, butter, eggs, brown sugar and cinnamon, this cookie is not just good for you, it is Y-U-M-M-Y!!!

Barbi-Lu’s Salsas – Utilizes the freshest produce available from Sarasota’s local growers and farmers to make their salsas. Barbie Lu’s Sassy and Serious Kick Salsas are great for making guacamole, meatloaf, over burgers or with eggs. Her Black Bean and Corn Salsa make a perfect queso and rice dishes. The Verde Salsa made with tomatillo, jalapenos and green apple compliments sea food and adds amazing flavour to fish tacos. Try her seasonal Fruit Salsa over a block of cheese and serve with crackers.

Richard’s Candy – Voted the Best Fudge in Florida, 2011. Candy making has been a part of Richard D. Terpstra II’s family for five generations. All 79 flavors of fudge are made from scratch with wholesome ingredients and no preservatives. We carry several of Richard’s most popular sellers like Milk Chocolate, Maple Walnut, Dark Coconut with Almonds and Peanut Butter Fudge.

Wisconsin Cheese – Offers an extensive variety of high quality, award winning natural cheeses and sausages. Greenleaf Cheese was named to SRQ Magazine’s Hot List and with cheeses like Sartori MontAmore and its nutty, fruity flavour and their delicious Vanilla Cranberry Spread it’s no wonder. We carry a good sample of their 140 varieties including their famous cheese curds.

Cypress Creek Wild Alaska Salmon, Cod & Scallops - Eric & Jennifer Donaldson of Sarasota provide us with wild Alaska fish that come from a natural environment, are a natural food source and are naturally healthy and delicious. We have filets as well as smoked salmon. We also stock Peperonata Pasta raviolis made with smoked Cypress Creek Raviolis. Cypress Creek salmon are filleted from fresh fish in Alaska & then cryovac’d at the source.