Shop for fresh production
High-quality and fresh food from the local production of Czech farmers have recently become very popular. There are lots of food festivals and foodie markets which offer a rich assortment of food and organic quality products. For visitors these places are an ideal opportunity to get acquainted with honest and genuine Czech cuisine.
When the markets take place?
In Prague farmer’s markets operate in different parts of the city. In the district of Vinohrady they regularly take place at Jiřího z Poděbrad Square, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. On the banks of the Vltava river bank they are held every Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm at a place called Náplavka. At farmer’s markets you can buy organic vegetables, fruits, herbs and spices, meats and sausages, cheeses and other dairy products, bread and pastries, eggs, sweet desserts and much more.
You can also find number of towns and villages outside Prague where regular farmer’s markets are held. In South Bohemia, this includes Jindřichův Hradec, Vysočina Region, Havlíčkův Brod and the Wallachian town of Vsetín. Farmers’ markets are also organized by the Bohemian metropolis of Plzeň. The Vegetable Market in Brno has a great, centuries-old tradition.
There are also can be found small foodie supermarkets and bio-stores for small and medium farmers, growers and producers from the region. The demand for them is constantly growing because Czech consumers are beginning to realize how important it is to have a selection of quality local food which don’t use unnecessary preservatives, substitutes, harmful E’s and other dangerous chemicals. These shops can be found in almost every big city in the Czech Republic.