Sweetwater Organic Community Farm

Tampa, Florida
Family Farm

Sweetwater Organic Community Farm

Our farm is an oasis located in the urban Tampa landscape. Our 265 member CSA has small fields and tropical orchards tucked in between the wooded areas of our land. Sweetwater creek runs through our farm with a small walk bridge spanning the waterway that is home to many fish, sometimes otters and occasionally a manatee. It is a wonderful place to meet a friend for lunch, have a group meeting, help on the farm or just play in the mud. Not to mention that we grow great food from November through May. Internships and apprenticeships available. We feature a hands-on field trip program for school-aged children and a wonderful Sunday Market/Music Series open to the public. For more info visit our website at www.sweetwater-organic.org


Nov-May: CSA Membership, Sunday Farmers' Market, Educational Field Trips for Visiting Groups (all ages), Workshops on gardening & sustainable living skills, Seasonal Celebrations and lots more!

Sept-June: Volunteering, Internships, Farm Camp for kids

CONTACT US: www.sweetwater-organic.org or (813) 887-4066


Listing last updated on Dec 31, 2014

SUNDAY FARMERS' MARKET 12-4pm October 19-May , OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Have a picnic, do your shopping & enjoy the music & the farm! Sweetwater Produce Stand, "Green" Vendors, local products, garden supplies & handcrafts; Live Music & Open Mic; Workshops, bi-monthly Farm Tours. CSA MEMBERSHIPS- Nov-May FIELD TRIPS for visiting groups, all ages FARM CAMP WORKSHOPS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES - Farming and non-Farm work DONATIONS APPRECIATED - Tax-deductible and gratefully accepted anytime

Season:  November through May

Type:  single farm

Since:  1995

# of Shares:  265

Full Share:  2014-2015 Prices: Full Share (pick-up every week): $850/year

1/2 Share:  Half Share (pick-up every OTHER week) $475/yr

Work Req?  Yes: 4

Schedule and Location:

Sweetwater Sunday Farmers' Market: 12-4pm Sundays October 19, 2014 thru May 24, 2015 at Sweetwater Farm

Have a picnic, enjoy the music, do your shopping & enjoy the farm!

The Sunday Market features:
-Sweetwater Produce Stand - organic fruits and veggies, organic cotton T-shirts, shopping bags & more for sale!
-Vendors with local products including; fruits and veggies, plants and herbs, garden supplies, farm-fresh eggs, goat-milk products, organic coffee, fresh-baked bread, local honey, salsas, hummus, jams, skincare, and gift items such as bags, jewelry, and clothing. Services such as knife sharpening and massage may also be available.
-Enjoy an organic fruit or veggie smoothie, garden burger, waffle, decadent cakes and other local goodies for lunch.
-Workshops on gardening, sustainability, cooking, and healthy living (see website for our workshop listings)
-Live Music: featured artists and open mic.
-Outdoor Yoga (11:00-12:00 pm, $5 suggested donation).
-Farm Tours (free) the first Sunday of each Month.

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Live music, fresh fruit and veggies, children playing...Sweetwater has it all. Feel good food and feel good people. A perfect way to spend your Sunday afternoon! My toddler loves it and I can't help but smile just thinking about it.... [more]

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