Freshfields Farms Produce and Meat Market


Formerly known as Momm’s Meats & Popp’s Produce, Freshfields Farms has been around in some form since the late 1930′s and continues to provide a large variety of produce and meats tucked away a few streets from Orange Ave.

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400 East Compton Street
Orlando, Florida 32806

(407) 423-3309

WHAT’S HERE

The building is divided into a produce side and a meats side with a snack bar in between the two offering cold drinks, hot dogs, snacks, and sweet treats.The menu lists prices but take note that it is cash only. (Inside the stores you can use your debit/Visa cards to swipe your purchases though.)

Parking can be crowded at peak hours, so be prepared to park along the street if you can’t get into the parking area.

On the produce side, you can expect to find a nice variety of fruits and vegetables.  You can also find dried beans, eggs, frozen produce, sugar cane, honey, and spices.  There’s a small selection of organic produce set apart, but it isn’t always all in the corner where the large “Organics” sign is.  Sometimes you see Earthbound farms lettuce tucked in with the conventional lettuce instead.  Or you might find some organic apples over on the fruit wall. The food is labeled well and the staff is friendly and willing to help you find what you need.

On the meats side, you can find cheese, seafood, poultry, pork, beef, and more. Read the labels to find the natural/hormone free choices — again it isn’t always grouped together in one area.

Prices are good and you can keep an eye on the specials page to see what’s new this week. I spent $20 today and got a selection of organic and conventional produce that looks like this:

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WHAT’S NEARBY

Right across the street there’s a Goodwill, so it’s handy if you want to donate clothing, toys, and other items before crossing over to shop at Freshfields Farms.

The Goodwill is part  of a very large shopping complex called the “Market at Southside.”  You can find other stores like a Panera, Dots, Office Depot, and more. You’ll probably want to hit the Publix or the Alberstons in the shopping plaza afterward to get the few odds and ends that you cannot get at Freshfields Farms to make the most of your grocery time.

Freshfields is on E. Compton (Green A). Albertson’s (the red B) is closer to the Michigan side.  Publix (the red A) is closer to the Pineloch side.

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13 thoughts on “Freshfields Farms Produce and Meat Market

  1. pat skells

    we found your place today by accident. We were looking for the post office. I love seeing brothers & sisters in the Lord doing well in our economy!! Praise God, He’s JEHOVAH JIRAH!! We have a question; do you ever do smoked turkeys on the holidays? Have a blessed day, Pat

    Reply
    1. Derek

      Hi Pat,

      I just stumpled onto your comment & question. Thanks for the kind words. The article above is written by a visitor to our store, so I wasn’t aware your question was out there untill now; I apologize for not getting back to you before Turkey Day.

      Currently we can’t smoke turkeys in our store. But we may be able to by next year. We’re considering installing a large capacity smoker, which would allow us to smoke our own whole turkeys, chickens, slabs of ribs, etc. Feel free to email me to get an update:
      info[at]freshfieldsfarm.com

      Thanks for your interest!
      Derek

      Reply
  2. JOYCE BENEDICT

    HI
    VISITED YOUR ORLANDO STORE AND FELL IN LOVE!!
    BEST PRODUCE AND MEATS I HAVE EVER SEEN AND THE WHOLE STORE WAS JUST AWESOME!!
    ? ARE U PUTTTING ONE IN ORMOND BEACH , FL SOON, I HOPE!!!! PLEASE!!!!
    THANK UUUUUUUUU!!

    Reply
    1. Derek

      Hey there Joyce,

      We love you too. We don’t have any immediate plans for a store in Ormond / Daytona….but stay tuned!

      Thanks for the freedback,
      Derek

      Reply
  3. malissa woods

    Moving to are soon……..Mother wants to know if you carry greens ( collard mustard……etc)

    thanks

    Reply
  4. Derek

    Malissa,

    We carry collard, mustard, and turnip greens when they’re in season. They are grown in Starke, FL, which is northeast of Gainesville.

    Give Mother Woods a high-five from all of us at Freshfields.

    Thanks,
    Derek

    Reply
    1. Derek

      Late breaking news:

      Our produce manager tells me we’re also getting them from Plant City, FL (which makes them a great source of irony).

      Reply
  5. Erika Winslow

    Hello
    Im interested in partime work, Ive lived in Orlando all my life and love your store…been going there since I was a kid.
    If you have any PT openings on weekends I would be so appreciative.

    Thanks!
    I currently have a fulltime job, my children are all grown and would like to stay busy. I have been at my current job for 21 years !

    Thanks again

    Reply
  6. Sue Ocasek

    We drive all the way from Altamonte Springs to purchase meat, vegetables and fruit. Our whole family shops there when they can also neighbors and acquaintances.The only drawback is their busy schedule and the time it takes to travel. They would frequent more often if closer. Do you have any plans of opening a store out our way? We are so grateful to be able to get the excellent meat and produce. Thank you for your service and quality.

    Reply
    1. Derek

      Hey there Sue,

      Thanks for your interest and the feedback! It’s great to hear how loyal our customers are; you guys are the best.

      Unfortunately, we don’t have any plans for a store out your way as of yet. We are considering a second location, but are unsure of exactly where it will be…so stay tuned!

      Thanks so much for making the treck to see us.

      Reply

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