Florence Local Growers Market
Prepare your taste buds for an epic foodie adventure around the local’s favorite market in the district of Sant Ambrogio. This food tour offers an array of tasty treats and an insight into local food and culture from an expert local guide. This is a typical market where you will see locals shopping for the daily food.
The growers arrive early morning to display a selection of Regional and National seasonal fair. Visit an artisanal cheese store owned by a brother/sister duo. We will also check out C BIO, an organic farm to table store, created by a famous Florentine Chef Fabio Picchi whose famous Cibreo cafe, restaurant and theatre are all situated in this district.
See typical stands of fresh pasta, meats, fish and grains to arrive at a local bakery to try some of the best fried polenta and coccole in town served with stracchino creamy cheese and prosciutto perfect with a glass of chianti. Platters of Tuscan and Emilian specialites follow, from another of our favourite market sellers, including Pecorino Toscano, Parmiggiano Reggiano (aged for 36 months), Prosciutto di Parma, wild boar salami and finocchiona.
Tasting Include: Fried Polenta, savoury snacks, Tastings charcuterie tasting platters of Tuscan and Emilian Salumi including Prosciutto di Parma and wild boar salami, Cheese tasting platters of Tuscan and Emilian Cheese including 36 month old Parmigiano Reggiano and Tuscan Pecorino, Chianti wine, Exclusive Cheese stand with Gourmet Truffle cheese, Alternative: tastings for Vegetarians & Gluten Free or any other intolerances available
Duration of Tour: 2 hours
Price per person:
1 - 135 Euro
2 - 70 Euro
3 - 55 Euro
4- 7 pax 45 Euro
8-10 pax 40 Euro