The island of Barbados is known for its beautiful beaches, its wonderful resorts, and its gorgeous weather. However, Barbados is also home to some incredible farmers’ markets that are loaded with a wide array of delicious fresh produce. If you live on the island of Barbados, or if you will be moving there soon, then you need to know what the best farmers’ markets are. That way, you can consistently buy the best produce on the island. Here are the top five best farmers’ markets in Barbados.
Hastings Farmers’ Market
The Hastings Farmers’ is a vibrant and exciting farmers’ market that occurs every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday at the ArtSplash Centre in Hastings. This market is open from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Not only can you find many different fruits and vegetables here like pineapples, watermelon, papayas, cantaloupe, bananas, and more, but it is also a very nice way to spend a Sunday morning or early afternoon. There are always many high-quality vendors and you will be sure to find what you are looking for here!
Brighton Farmers’ Market
Located at the Brighton Plantation, the Brighton Farmers’ it happens every Saturday morning from 6:00 am to 10:00 am. This makes it great for early risers! This market is known for having outstanding local produce at reasonable prices. It is also known for having freshly prepared omelets, “Pilebucks” coffee, waffles, tiki pies, and even baskets, soaps, jewelry and more. You can even buy delicious fully prepared fish n’ bake meals. This market has been running for ten years and has become very popular.
The Cheapside Farmers’ Market is a popular famers’ market in Bridgetown. At this market, you can find many locally grown fruits and vegetables. Unlike other farmers’ markets on this list, this market has both an indoor and an outdoor area. So, it is a good place to go for great produce on a rainy day! This farmers’ market is open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Saturday.
Holders Farmers’ Market
The Holders Farmers’ was created in the year 2011 specifically to give organic farmers a place to sell their items to the public in Barbados. This market is located in Holders Hill on the Platinum Coast, and it operates every Sunday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. If you are looking to find the highest quality organic fruits vegetables, and juices on the island of Barbados, then this is a very good place to start your search. Many of the top produce farmers sell items here every Sunday. There is also commonly live music at this market as well, which makes it a nice place to spend a day.
Oistins Fish Market
This market is open every day of the week. It is located in Christ Church, which is on the southern coast of the island. In addition to a wide selection of fresh caught fish and seafood, you can also find excellent fruits and vegetables available for sale here. Oistins is also famous for the Oistins Friday Night Fish Fry, which is a must if you are in Barbados.