U PICK FARM (Chaguaramas, Trinidad)
Chaguaramas / Farmer's Markets / Healthy Fare

U PICK FARM (Chaguaramas, Trinidad)

When’s the last time you picked tomatoes or the melongene (eggplant) for your choka? Enter the U PICK FARM in Chaguaramas where you can pick  your own vegetables in several greenhouses and an outdoor farm area. Obviously, farm-to-table is not a new concept in Trinidad and Tobago, but as we all increasingly rely on markets for the majority of … Continue reading

Farmer's Markets / Santa Cruz


Set against the backdrop of the Santa Cruz hills, the San Antonio Green Market is a lovely open air market selling “a mix of fresh produce (including unusual indigenous fruits, vegetables, herbs and seasonings), specialty foods (pastelle, payme, cocoa powder, goat’s milk) and artisanal items (wooden bowls and platters, handmade soaps, etc).” Click HERE and HERE to check … Continue reading

Cooking Class / Farmer's Markets / Food Festivals

16 Fantastic Foodie Events in Trinidad & Tobago: June 2012

June’s culinary events in Trinidad and Tobago offer a feast for your taste buds with 16 fantastic events from a one-day organic gardening workshop to an evening of Spanish tapas, wine and flamenco. Don’t forget to make time for this month’s UpMarket and Tobago’s biggest and best Culinary Festival at Pigeon Point Heritage Park on … Continue reading

Farmer's Markets / Food Festivals

10 Great Foodie Events in Trinidad: April-May 2012

Saturday April 28, 9am-4pm, GOURMET MARKET, Preysal Community Center (Couva, Trinidad), Gourmet Market by XE. South Trinidad’s foodie bonanza with “wine & cheese, desserts…pickled delights and salad greens, the nutmeg lady and the thai fried rice.” Link to Gourmet Market event page on Facebook. FREE. Sunday, April 29, 11am-2pm, EAST ASIAN TEA FESTIVAL, NAPA’s Restaurant Area (Port of Spain, Trinidad). Sponsored … Continue reading

Farmer's Markets / Special Event / Woodbrook

UpMarket (Trinidad): Saturday, Nov.12, 2011

Jingle bells, jingle bells, we’re counting down the days ’til Christmas! Never fear for UpMarket is back on Saturday, November 12, 2011 (9:30am-2:30pm) at the Woodbrook Youth Facility, and it’s the perfect opportunity for one-stop gift shopping. As always, this UpMarket will feature fantastic local art, jewelry, crafts and tasty FOOD from Trinidad’s best food retailers and … Continue reading

Farmer's Markets / Port of Spain

2012 Bits & Pieces Market (Trinidad): Nov 3rd

BITS & PIECES is an annual Christmas market featuring local artisans selling everything from art to wind chimes.  Food, jewelry, glass art, hand turned wood, ceramics, paintings, local photographs, soaps and children’s books also will be available. The gourmet food items sound divine — sweet treats like French Macarons, Cocobel Chocolates and Gina’s Chocolate Truffles, delicious … Continue reading