Amsterdam’s premier organic market is known locally as the Bio and runs alongside Saturday’s flea market on Noordermarkt. As it has a captive audience of middle-class shoppers from genteel Jordaan, the market’s quality produce has proved a great hit and, despite the high prices, it is fast expanding. This is the spot for you if you’re after an al fresco picnic lunch; search out delicious organic breads, homemade salads, luscious fresh fruit and vegetables, salamis, and cheeses, then scarf down the lot on a tranquil Jordaan canal bank. Open Saturday 9am to 4pm.
- Frommer's Staff