FOODS AND EDIBLES AND BEVERAGES
Adamantia’s Sweet Treats: Hand-made local baklava, Greek cookies, pastries and other confections.
Big Red Kettle Corn: Fresh kettle corn, caramel corn, and popcorn in a variety of flavors.
Cecille’s Asian Ingredients: Philippine and Asian spices, sauces, noodles and other ingredients.
Charlie’s Seafood: Seafood choices, including many locally-caught options, are offered by a family-run, generations-old business. Fresh and frozen options typically include shrimp, scallops, grouper, snapper, mahi mahi, ahi tuna, conch, alligator, frog legs, snow crab legs and much more.
Cheese Lodge: A wide variety of gourmet and other cheeses, plus spreads, dips, appetizers and more.
Cheesecake People: A varying selection of homemade cheesecakes in assorted flavors and sizes for individual and entertainment-sized servings. Special orders welcome.
Cozy Corner Café & Deli: Greek specialties, including spanakopita, tiropita, dolmades, chicken skewers, heat and eat take-home casseroles and more.
Creative Catering: Signature blue-corn cakes, crab cakes and fresh pulled-pork, freshly made crepes while you wait, baked goods and a variety of other freshly prepared foods.
Dancing Goat: Freshly farmed goats milk, goat cheese, eggs, goats milk soap and more from local farmer Pamela Lunn, plus cow’s milk and other dairy products from other local small farms. (Appearing occasionally.)
Frivolous Fruit Products: Delicious home-style jams and pickles, carefully prepared in small batches using old family recipes.
From Russia With Love: Hand-made Russian specialties including piroshkis, baked goods, snacks and salads.
Fudge Boys: Hand-made fudge, produced in small batches in a range of flavors, plus ready-to-eat “s’mores” and other confections.
Goddess Foods & Spices: Hand-stuffed olives, gourmet pickles, freshly made soups, local eggs, and Northeast U.S. foods, including Amish-labeled foods are among the offerings.
Greenleaf Cheese: Variety of Wisconsin-sourced cheeses, including unusual flavors and varieties; plus spreads and sausages. (Appearing once monthly during “Twilight Tuesdays” only.)
Gypsy’s Gourmet: Locally-produced sauces, dressings, tapenades, marinades and more from family recipes.
Healthy Heritage Grass-Fed Meats: Florida-raised, hormone-free, grass-fed beef in a variety of cuts from ground beef and kabob cubes to roasts and steaks, as well as summer sausages, pepperoni and other cured beef products. Plus local free-range chickens, Birkshire pork, grass-fed lamb, and all natural rabbit. Call ahead: large and special orders encouraged, including sides and half-sides of beef.
Hotte’s Sweet Shack: Home-made jams and preserves, cookies, brownies, candied citrus peel, spice mixes/rubs, soup mixes, granola, and home-made fruit breads. (Appearing once monthly during “Twilight Tuesdays” only.)
How Sweet It Is!: Specializing in family-recipe rum cakes with a variety of flavors. Also brownies and other baked treats.
Kilpatrick’s Produce: A huge assortment of produce from one of the Market’s founders, including locally-grown specialties as available in season, as well as other fruits and vegetables grown outside the region for your convenience. Pineapples cut and cored to order, freshly-squeezed orange juice, fruit breads and more available on most Market days.
Lutz Nutz: Locally prepared granola, as well as salted and raw nuts. Available in specially-prepared gift packs. (Appearing once monthly.)
Mangia Gourmet: Freshly-prepared gourmet and specialty foods, including soups, baked goods, hummus, dips, salads, dressings, “heat and eat” meals and more. Gluten-free and vegan options a specialty.
New York Bread & Bagels: Freshly baked artisan breads in an assortment of flavors and forms, New York-style bagels, scones and biscotti.
Olives4You: A huge selection of hand-marinated olives in many flavors; cornichons, pickled onions and more; plus hummus blended to your own specifications while you wait.
Orthomolecular Nutrition: A selection of products intended for wellness and nutrition, including liquid supplements, nutrition bars, toothpaste and many others.
Parke Family Hydrofarms: Locally grown and freshly-picked! Family-farmed hydroponic and pesticide-free fruits and vegetables from a family with generations of farming experience, famous for delicious strawberries.
Pastamore: Artisan pastas in a variety of flavors and styles, including gluten-free varieties, plus flavored vinegars, olive oils, tapenades, marinades and sauces.
Patti-Kakes: Freshly prepared cupcakes from jumbo to miniature sizes, regular and cream-filled varieties; also cakes whole or by the slice, muffins, fried pies, cookies and more. Special orders gladly accepted. Now offering soft-serve ice cream.
Performance Enhancing Smoothies: Nutritious smoothies, including a variety of fruit, vegetable and wheat grass combinations.
Purium Health Products: Kamut, aloe and berry supplements, as well as other supplements and products intended to promote healthy weight and nutrition.
Raw! Raw!: Vegan whole foods, including signature kale chips, dehydrated vegetables, fresh salads. Also freshly-grown sprouts cut to order.
Taste of Freedom Farm Honey: Locally-harvested raw honey in seasonal varieties as well as bee pollen and bees wax products when available.
Vivian’s Crawfish Pies: Homemade Cajun-style crawfish pies in a variety of sizes to enjoy at the Market or ready to bake at home. Also freshly prepared gumbo. (Appearing every other week.)
GARDEN AND FLORAL
All In One: Exotic Thai-cultivated succulents, “air” plants and garden ornaments.
D&D Herbs: Huge assortment of herbs grown in nearby Lithia, Florida by Dennis and Donna, experts in herb culture and care. Also offering exotic plants including fly traps, pitcher plants and others. (Appearing once monthly each second Tuesday.)
Emotional Gardener: Wide variety of garden flowers, tropical plants, trees, shrubs, house plants and herbs, as well as garden art and plant display items.
Karen’s Florist of Gulfport: Assorted cut flowers, including seasonal specialties, tropicals, orchids and arrangements. Affordable flowers for those on a budget. Special orders and local deliveries available. Weddings a specialty.
BATH AND BODY
Body Silk by Robin: Herbal-based body butters and moisturizers, lip balms, bath salts, soaps in bar, liquid and foaming varieties and more.
Down Under Emu Essence: Healing emu oils and other preparations, essential oils, dried herbs.
Plantopia Gifts: Botanical-based soaps, bath and body preparations, laundry detergents, bath and body salts, essential oils and other plant-based products for body, home and pets. Their “Buy 3; Plant a Tree” program offers a donation toward the purchase of a tree on behalf of buyers of 3 or more qualifying products.
Sydney’s Australian Oil of Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus oil in a spray formula useful for pain relief, sinus congestion, inflammation, skin irritations, pet care and more.
Aisha’s Jewelry Designs: “Earthy” jewelry creations, including leather bracelets and wire-wrapped stones, spoons and unusual finds.
Brick Brickel Wearable Art: Handmade fused-glass creations by local artist Brick, including pendants, earrings and more.
Dancing Buffalo: “Wire crochet” jewelry a specialty with light & delicate, feminine one-of-a-kind pieces.
Designs for Contemporary Living: Classic and traditional jewelry designs by veteran designer Roxanne Noland.
Gems and Knots: Handmade earrings and signature macramé necklaces and bracelets of intricate detail.
Hummingbird South: Unique jewelry pieces in a variety of price ranges, including elements from gems, stones, crystals, wood and more.
Kaha Spirit Arts: Hand-created silver earrings, necklaces and bracelets, some accented with gems, jewels and beads as well as costume pieces. Also original paintings and prints, including colorful and dynamic realist, impressionist and abstract styles.
Rebecca Shelley: Original, hand-made masks for parties, holidays and other occasions, or as decor. Also jewelry designs, including glass, pendants and beaded pieces.
ART, CRAFTS, APPAREL AND OTHER CREATIONS
Applegate Cottage: Repurposed treasures with natural, graceful or whimsical touches, including serve-ware, home décor, garden and patio accents and furniture.
Channing Grace Studio: Hand-created wardrobe and hair accessories, hats, embellished hand-bags and more.
Crafty Kitchen Creations: Hand-embellished and hand-sewn kitchen towels, kitchen accessories, and items for entertaining.
Enchanted Forest: An alternative selection of items including incense, hair accessories, candles, trinkets and other artfully-designed wares with Renaissance Faire flair.
Ensemble Pieces: Colorful, fanciful, comfortable-to-wear clothing and accessories. Also a variety of hand-created and hand-embellished crafts and jewelry. (Appearing occasionally.)
Funny Face Farms: The time-honored art of spinning fibers into yarn is practiced while you watch by the mother-daughter proprietors of this small urban farm. Farm-raised angora rabbits are the source of much of the fiber. Hand-spun yarn, hand-crocheted apparel and accessories are offered for sale. One-on-one lessons in spinning are offered during the market by appointment.
Gilded Apple: Original photography and prints emphasizing marine life and underwater scenes captured during scuba diving excursions. Also hand-made pet leashes. (Appearing once monthly during “Twilight Tuesdays” only.)
Glass Bottle Guys: Unusual and eye-catching night lights, wind charms and other crafts and décor are fashioned from recycled glass bottles. (Appearing occasionally.)
Gulfport Art T’eez Shirts: T-shirts, hats, aprons and more emblazoned with Gulfport scenes and slogans. “Keep Gulfport Weird” t-shirts and apparel are a favorite.
Diane Kim: Local artist Diane Kim offers original paintings, prints and cards in colorful hues, many with fanciful or natural scenes.
“Lilly the Lash”: Children’s book author Julie Woik offers books and DVDs in her “Lilly the Lash” series, with charming, colorfully-illustrated stories that teach good character and valuable life lessons to children. Each purchase includes a package of complementary materials including learning and activity guides and a board game. A portion of sales from each book benefits a charity.
Lynn Jasmin: Original painting, specializing in painted drift wood and objects depicting native birds, fish and other natural scenes.
Make It Right Peace Shirts: Original designs re-imagining the peace sign and other emblems are offered on t-shirts and other apparel.
Mel Garbo Knits: Hand-knitted scarves, shawls, sarongs and other creations in unusual patterns and styles.
MJ’s Hugs: Colorful hand-crocheted and knitted “hugs” (Hawaiian-inspired fabric “leis”).
Paint It!: Hand-painted sunglasses, wearable accessories, home décor and other items with Judy’s signature “dots.”
Tamira Powell: Local artist Tamira Powell creates silk paintings, prints and other colorful treasures.
Robin’s Rainbows: Hand-made tie-dyed apparel, including shirts, hats, aprons and more; and popular tie-dyed children’s and baby’s apparel.
Studs & Stones: Hand-applied studs, rhinestones and other embellishments are offered in a signature line of apparel, aprons, accessories and more. Custom orders welcome.
TLC Herbal Therapy: Herbal products for human and pet use. Aromatherapy pillows are custom-filled on site with flaxseed and aromatic herbs selected by the customer. Pet products include cat toys, and herbal “storm bandanas” to calm dogs during thunderstorms.
Tropical Funk: Local artist John Shevlin’s colorful “pop” art paintings in his singular “tropical funk”-style.
Unique Wine Charms: Hand-crafted wine glass charms and accessories. (Appearing occasionally.)
Wood Works by Pat: Hand-carved wood art, including sculptures and wall pieces, as well as home décor. (Appearing every other week.)
SERVICES AND PETS
Dream Flea Treats: All-natural liquid supplement to deter fleas in pets. Also offering customized laser-etched dog plaques in a variety of dog-breed styles.
Magni’s Munchies & More: A variety of eco-friendly pet chews and treats, pet accessories and supplies.
Master of Knives: Quality knife and tool sharpening while you shop. Also a selection of knives for sale.
Nutty Buddy Dog Biscuits: Homemade natural dog biscuits and treats in a variety of flavors.
GULFPORT MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION: The organization which sponsors the Fresh Market, Art Walks, Gecko Fest and other events offers complimentary information on local businesses and events with a smile at their own booth at Beach Blvd. and 30th Ave. S. Gulfport Fresh Market logo shopping bags are available for sale here.
LIVE MUSIC: In two locations, live musicians serenade market-goers with their own brand of musical accompaniment. Local musicians with a range of styles from pop to rock, jazz, island, blues and more are an important part of the Fresh Market “Scene.”
FREE MONTHLY CLOTHING SWAP: A clothing swap is held during the Market on the second Tuesday of each month from 9am to 1pm in the courtyard adjacent to the historic Peninsula Inn (2937 Beach Blvd. S.). Participants are invited to swap up to 5 gently used garments, shoes or accessories with other participants. Vouchers to select garments can also be purchased for $3 each. Extra donations of clothing are encouraged. All extra clothing at the end of the swap and all proceeds benefit CASA (Community Action Stops Abuse).
PANTRY DONATIONS: Donations of non-perishable foods, toiletries and personal needs are accepted to benefit the Gulfport Senior Center Pantry, offering assistance to local individuals and families in need. Drop off your donations at the basket located at the Gulfport Merchants Association booth.
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: The Fresh Market offers a free space each week to a different community non-profit organization for community outreach, to promote and sell event tickets or fundraising merchandise, and interact with the community. Contact Market organizers if your non-profit group is interested.
OTHER VENDORS frequently join the Market on an occasional basis. They may just be “passing through” or filling in for a regular vendor who is absent for the day. You never know who or what you might find at the Fresh Market. It’s another great reason to… GET FRESH EVERY TUESDAY!
Please note that this list of vendors is subject to change.