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Celebrating the past and building the future

We are a diverse group of concerned citizens dedicated to creating solutions for a healthier, happier and safer community through cooperation and education. We support Civil Rights with a strong message of real love, true compassion and unconditional acceptance for all members of the ever-changing world around us. We believe that Justice demands Freedom, Dignity and Equal Rights for All People, without exception.

Local Fresh Fruits & Vegetables Weekly

Newtown Farmers Market logoSarasota’s Newtown Farmers Market is an affiliate of The Newtown Nation and was established to promote, support, and provide healthy produce for our community while also providing a place where up-and-coming small businesses can showcase their goods at an affordable price.

The Newtown Farmers Market is located at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in Sarasota, Florida, and is open every Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and on the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month. We are open to the public and offer fresh local produce and goods. All are welcome.

The Latest Newtown Nation News

Save the date for Eat Local Week, October 21-28!
Save the date for Eat Local Week, October 21-28!

Transition Sarasota’s Eat Local Week is an annual celebration of the best local food and farming in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Each year, partners come together to offer events, including farm and garden tours, farm-to-fork dinners, workshops, educational programs, community discussions, and hands-on activities. Eat Local Week exists to spark dialogue, build community, and showcase the fabulous work done locally!…

The best collard greens in town, hands down
The best collard greens in town, hands down

If you’ve been craving the taste of home, Big Mama’s Festival is the event for you! Join us on Saturday, October 15, at the Robert L. Taylor Community Complex for a day of fun with family, friends, and the best collard greens around! The 2021 Big Mama’s Collard Greens Cook-Off winner, Yolanda Kearney, will be on-site to show you how…

Newtown Nation honored with Celebration of Service Award
Newtown Nation honored with Celebration of Service Award

Newtown Nation president, Valerie Buchand, was awarded the 2022 Betty Bruquetas — Celebration of Service Award by the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Gulf Coast Florida (RPCVGCFL) on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at the Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Public Library.

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1st and 3rd Friday

 

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P.O. Box 2111
Sarasota, FL 34230

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P.O. Box 2111, Sarasota, FL 34230

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