Why You Need to Visit a Farmer’s Market on Your Hawaiian Vacation

Why You Need to Visit a Farmer’s Market on Your Hawaiian Vacation

April 24, 2018 Off By Krista Mayne

Getting ready to plan your next trip to Hawaii? Hawaiian vacations are the absolute best! The Hawaiian Islands are a top vacation destination because there’s so many different things to see and do when vacationing on an island, making it so that many travelers return to Hawaii over and over again.

Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets are a large part of the local food movement that’s been going on for many years now. The whole idea behind a Farmers Market is so that local food growers can sell a variety of their fresh foods to the surrounding communities. Foods bought at a Farmers Market are considered to be healthy foods because it’s fresh, and more affordable because there’s no middle man. Some farmers use only organic methods when growing their foods, adding to the many reasons why supporting Farmers Markets is so very important, and in any state.

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Photo courtesy of Haleiwa Farmers Market

 

Why You Need to Visit a Farmer’s Market on Your Hawaiian Vacation

The reason why you need to visit a Farmers Market while on your Hawaiian vacation is because this is the best way for you to get access to some of the best tasting and freshest foods Hawaii can offer. Some Hawaiian Farmers Markets are quite large making it easy to spend a few hours walking around looking at the variety of goods for sale, while others are smaller and can be seen by the time one is done drinking their homemade green smoothie made by one of the local Hawaiian vendors.

You can buy a bunch of fresh foods and then take them home, which makes for a wonderful Hawaiian meal In fact, this is a common activity for those who vacation in Hawaii on a regular basis because many vacationers don’t choose to eat out all the time.

Examples of fresh foods that can be bought at an Hawaiian Farmers Market include: Sun ripened strawberries, bananas, avocados, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce, mangos, melons, mushrooms, oranges, pineapple, sweet peppers, radishes, zucchini, fresh made jellies and jam, sourdough olive bread, more!

Other items sold at Hawaiian Farmers Markets include locally grown and absolutely gorgeous flowers.  You may also find locally made crafts and items such as Hawaiian jams, salsa and more.

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Visiting a Hawaiian Farmers Market is the best way to try out some of the local foods, making lunchtime a great time to visit. And because the majority of Farmers Markets in Hawaii have live music playing, you can expect to be entertained, too!

Ready to plan a trip to Hawaii?  Give me a call to plan your trip  877-34-TRIPS or email Krista@TheHawaiianHome.com