This month’s notes are from R Bar’s Bon Vivant Club, a monthly tasting series hosted by the R Bar’s manager, Rory O’Rear. The tables upstairs in the appropriately...
Market on the Move provides a farmers’ market atmosphere at various locations throughout Metro Phoenix and Tucson areas where partners and supporters of this program can come on a regular basis and make their $10 donation to receive up to 60 lbs. of fresh produce. There is no need to pre-register or pre-donate on line. Donations can be made at the host site.
Every year, The 3000 Club members, supporters and volunteers help to –
• Rescue approximately 30 million pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables.
• Distribute over $45,000,000 worth of produce.
• Provide over 23 million meals.
• Help more than 460,000 families in need.
• Distribute fresh produce to more than 300 food banks and agencies across Arizona and throughout the United States.
All MOM/Mega MOM Market(s) occur on Saturdays and subject to change.
For information on Markets on the Move in your area, please visit the 3000 Club website.
The Rincon Valley Farmers & Artisans Market first opened in October 2001 and has been growing ever since. They are open every Saturday 8:00am until 1:00 pm year-round. The market features farm fresh local produce, arts, crafts, furniture, and many other activities for the entire family. The Rincon Valley Farmers & Artisans Market is now a participant in the Arizona Farmers Market Nutrion Program, so you can bring your WIC checks to the Market to spend with our farmers. Just look for the signs! Jeff Scott Farms accept WIC and FMNP checks.
If you are interested in being a vendor call Laura, the Market Coordinator at 591-BARN (2276) or email her at [email protected]
Formerly called the Tucson Green Art and Farmers Market, the Bear Canyon Open Air Market was established in the spring of 20 to offer a Tucson venue that was as accepting to its artists as it was to its farmers.
This market offers a wide variety of arts and artisan crafts as well as wonderful, locally grown seasonal produce, eggs, homemade kettle corn, tomales, chile rellnos, coffee, bread, baked goods, salsa, and much more. Every last Saturday of the month is a rummage sale.
In addition, the market also raises money for local non-profits. If you are a non-profit or vendor interested in reserving a space in the market, please contact (520) 982-2645 for more information.
Bisbee Farmers Market is now a tradition in Bisbee, in Cochise County, AZ. Every Saturday morning from the end of April through the middle of November, a vibrant village market appears like magic at the south end of Vista Park. You can purchase locally grown organic vegetables and fruits, grass-fed meets, eggs from free-range chickens fill your market basket or cooler! Meet your friends and family and sip coffee or cool drinks, snack on baked goods or eat a tasty breakfast or lunch while sitting under the “Social Tree” listening to live music by talented local performers.
For more information and updates, visit the Bisbee Farmers’ Market Facebook page.
Launched in 2004, the market was born out of the Oro Valley Parks and Recreation Department and the Oro Valley Town Hall’s vision to celebrate community. It has quickly become an important community focal point for the area. Friends, families and neighbors stroll through the market every Saturday morning. Heirloom Farmers Market at Oro Valley has a wonderful, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Last season the market averaged 30 vendor stalls and over 700 customers each week. Several fun events are planned each year to introduce more customers to this neighborhood gem. As of October 5th, 2013 the Farmers Market will now be held at the NEW LOCATION: Steam Pump Ranch – 10901 N Oracle Rd. on Oracle Rd north of the Home Depot Retail Center.
Year round, produce from Arivaca’s certified organic Community Garden is available for sale at Marian’s Farmers’ Market every Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon. Also available are a variety of other food items including homemade tamales, artisanal goat cheese, and locally produced honey from Stockwell.
You can now find the iconic Sunday Farmer’s Market on the southeast side of Rillito Park. In collaboration with Heirloom and The Rillito Park foundation, Pima County intends to build a permanent farmers market pavilion that will be the destination for all local food. “We are creating a place that aligns with our mission of celebrating, connecting and educating the community of all that local food has to offer”, says Manish Shah, co-director of the Heirloom Farmers Markets. This market has become one of the largest farmers markets in Southwestern Arizona and has a regional reputation for the number of local farmers it supports, its high quality farm products, the diversity of local products on hand, its strong integrity, outstanding local festivals, and special events. The Tucson Farmers’ Market has put down roots with the important place it holds in the hearts of the Tucson community and food shoppers across the Santa Cruz Valley. Several of our long time vendors have joined hands with new, fresh faces to provide for you a variety of farm fresh vegetables, brisk coffees and teas, baked goods, and more.
Run like a small farm stand, this market provides fresh vegetables and eggs right from the nearby demonstration garden. When seasonally available, you can also find locally grown fruit, such as apples and peaches, and other vegetables from English Family Orchards in Willcox, Forever Yong Farm in Amado, Estancia Orchard in Dragoon, Crooked Sky Farms in Glendale, and from the Community Foods Consignment. The Market accepts cash, FMNP coupons, food stamps, and credit and debit cards.
Shop local and join our family!
Located at Green Valley Village in Green Valley, Arizona. Come visit and take a look. Call to find out about its assortment of vegetables, local specialties, organic food, crafts and fruits. Hours are:
October-May 10am to 2pm
The Sierra Vista Farmers Market operates a vibrant market that contributes to the success of local food growers and producers, strengthen our food economy, and provide citizens with a local alternative to corporate, globalized food production.
Shoppers have access to fresh, nutritious, locally raised food while forming positive personal connections with the hard-working ranchers, farmers, and other vendors who sell their goods at the market.
We offer a gathering place for residents and visitors to Sierra Vista to relax in a fun and educational environment.
Shop Local and Support the Community Food Bank! Find fresh, sustainably grown foods while supporting local farmers and producers. The market offers Arizona fruits and vegetables, plants, flowers, eggs, honey, free-range meat, baked goods, bath and body products and more!
Enjoy entertainment and educational events including live music, cooking demonstrations, gardening workshops, and children’s activities. Bring your friends, family, and neighbors- a great way to get to know your community!
Community Food Bank Farmers’ Markets accept cash, credit/debit, and EBT (food stamps). Stop by the Information Table to process run your card in exchange for market tokens or vouchers. All vendors accept Arizona Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (AZFMNP) coupons and WIC Vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables.
This friendly and eclectic market, situated in Catalina between the communities of Oro Valley and Saddlebrooke, has so much to offer shoppers.Perhaps it’s organic produce that you’re looking for. You’ll find that here along with produce grown on site in our own gardens. Maybe it’s fresh-baked goods, from artisan breads to mouth-watering sweet treats. And don’t forget treats for your pets! This market has a number of fine vendors who will have just the thing for you.
Or maybe you’re shopping for a unique gift for someone special, or something that will brighten your home or pamper your body. Talented artisans offer everything from hand-crafted jewelry to fine art and unique greeting cards to skin-care and essential oils.
Enjoy all the Marketplace has to offer…..a wide variety of merchandise and food, friendly and helpful people, and a beautiful view of our Catalina Mountains.
The fledgling member of Heirloom Farmers Markets offering fresh produce to Tucson’s east side. Find the farmers market at 6541 E. Tanque Verde Rd., just east of Pima St. and south of Kolb Rd. Bring the family and enjoy everything this premiere farmers’ market has to offer.
Farmers’ market featuring vendors from local eateries, farms, and artisans. Every Friday from 10am to 2pm.