Fresh produce and fish are readily available on the island — if you know where to look. SHOPPING for produce in LOCAL FARMERS MARKETS is a lesson both in tropical agriculture and multicultural lifestyles.
Alongside ripe and green papayas, hands of bananas, sweet pineapples, fresh-pressed juices, chilled coconuts for sipping, açai bowls, lettuce and cherry tomatoes; you’ll find a wide range of exotic items. And there are always fresh bouquets of fetching tropical flowers in bloom.
Farmers markets tend to sell out quickly, so don’t be late. To save time and hassle, bring your own bag and plenty of $1 bills. Below is a rundown of markets:
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