Where and When to buy bio and organic fruit and vegetables in Algarve directly from the farmers
Last Update: 14.05.2020
Organic Farming in Algarve
We re-post an excerpt of a interesting article from the Magazine ECO123 about the status quo of certified organic agriculture in Algarve to get a better overview of latest trends and improvements in chemicals-free production in Algarve.
What does organic agriculture consist of? ECO123 discovered that it is based on not interfering with the structure of the land and the animal life there. Ploughing is avoided. It uses no nitrates, which would also have a harmful effect on the water as a result of leaching. Only manure from animals fed on organic pasture is used. Copper and sulphur are permitted if used in a controlled manner. We came across producers who have different positions on this issue. Read the full article here
Here is our selection of reliable sources of fresh and organic produce in Algarve
Quinta do Vale da Lama (LAGOS)
You can order your basket on-line here:
If you want to visit the fields and the beautiful Quinta, there is a shop open to public every morning from Monday to Friday.
Address and directions here: https://goo.gl/maps/nkDGM17fjfz
HORTA DA TORRE (SILVES)
Every Tuesdays and Fridays Afternoon or any other day of the week pre-ordering your basket on-line at: http://www.hortadatorre.com/como-encomendar.html
Poço Fundo – 8300-000 Silves
Tel. 969 079 374 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address and directions here: https://goo.gl/maps/eyXJEY7xg522
Open Everyday in the shop at Convento do Carmo in Sítio do Carmo, EN 125
8400-405 Lagoa. Directions here
They also offer the chance to order a basket of weekly products on-line.
Check their on-line catalogue here
Maria Flaminga (TAVIRA)
Mon 09:00 – 14:00
Tue 09:00 – 14:00
Wed 09:00 – 14:00
The 9:00 – 14:00
Fri 09:00 – 17:00
Sat 09:00 – 14:00
Quinta Seis Marias (Near Lagos)
The grocery is open every Thursday and Friday, all day long.
A wide range of organic vegetables and fruits available at the farm all year round. More information about the Quinta and their commitment to quality in this article.
Citrus BOX by Mr.Frutas
The Best Oranges in Algarve from Silves
Delicious and organic Cirtrus Fruit from Silves, delivered at home within 48 hours, everywhere in Algarve at a very reasonable price.
It is possible to place a single order (more expensive) or subscribe to a 1, 2 o 3 times a month delivery service. Great value for money and incredible fresh oranges, hand-picked at the perfect juice rate.
You can order your Citrus Box here
Open air Bio Market (Portimao)
In Portimão, there is a weekly market, every Saturday Morning in the Praça 1º de Dezembro. (Largo)
Quinta da Fornalha (Castro Marim)
Tlm: 917107147 / 919889366
Dias de Aromas (Estoi, near Faro)
A world of scents, colours and flavours. An essential stop for those who live in the Algarve or visit it on holiday. A tour of aromatic herbs that will amaze you with the beauty of its cultivation and overwhelm all your senses.
Take home fresh herbs, edible flowers and many delicacies, all produced organically, without the use of pesticides.
Open every day from 9:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday.
If you like to take a tour, book in advance at: https://www.facebook.com/diasdearomas/
If you know of any other farm based in Algarve, selling their products directly at the farm, write us at email@example.com