Five Farmer’s Market To Check Out During Your Stay On Maui

mauiWhen traveling on a family vacation to Maui, one of the most expensive aspects of your trip can be the food. In general, it can be difficult to find affordable, healthy food sources while you are traveling, but with a little extra insight, you can always find a more sustainable, organic food source in your area.

If you’re traveling to Maui, you’ll find that the island presents many opportunities to find fresh, locally produced fruits, vegetables, and much more. If you’re going to be staying in a vacation rental with full kitchens and optional chef upgrade, you’re going to want to find the best places to source ingredients around the island.

Fortunately, there are many people doing great, sustainable work all over Maui. If youíre traveling to the island and are interested in finding sources of local produce, you should be sure to stop by these five convenient farmer’s market locations around the island:

Westside Market

The Honokawai Market serves Lahaina and Kaanapali on the west side of the island, and is located at 3636 Lower Honoapiíilani Road in Lahaina. You’ll find the outdoor market open to customers on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7 am to 11 am. In addition, the location now has a new grocery store and deli that is open every day from 7 am to 7 pm.

South Maui Market

If you’re vacating in Kihei or Wailea, you should be sure to check out the Lipoa Street Farmer’s Market, which is open every Saturday from 8 am to noon. At the Lipoa Market you’ll be able to find fresh fruits and veggies grown and harvested right here on Maui. The Lipoa Market is located at 95 Lipoa Stress in Kihei.

Central Maui Market

As soon as you make your way out of the airport in Kahului, you should make a stop at the Maui Tropical Plantation farm stand. The stand offers a variety of fresh produce, and they are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. You’ll find the stand located at 1670 Honoapiíilani Highway in Wailuku.

North Shore Market

If your vacation to Maui includes a drive on the road to Hana, you should be sure to take a slight detour to check out the Makawao Farmerís Market. This bountiful market is open every Wednesday from 10 am to 5 pm and itís located at 3654 Baldwin Avenue in Makawao.

Upcountry Market

On your vacation to Maui, you should certainly consider making your way up the side of the mountain toward the Haleakala Crater. If you find yourself exploring upcountry, you should certainly stop by the Upcountry Farmer’s market to get your hands on a native tropical floral bouquet picked straight from the forests of Maui. The Upcountry Market is open every Saturday from 7 am to noon, and it’s located at the Kulamalu Town Center at 55 Kiopaía Street in Pukalani.

Wherever you’re vacationing in Maui, youíll find the island abundant with fresh, natural produce. To learn more about Maui’s amazing farmer’s markets, please click here. Mahalo!