I get this all the time from people moving into DC Ranch, Grayhawk and any other Scottsdale, Arizona neighborhood. “Where are the Farmers Markets?”
It’s something about fresh homemade goodness that draws us to the natural raw unmanufactured goodies of Farmers Markets. From fresh produce to great art and crafts made by locals, everyone loves perusing them..
So here a is a list I’ve compiled of the ones in and near Scottsdale.
1475 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ. The ASU Skysong Farmers Market features locally made jams, jellies, salsas, fresh baked breads, natural pork, beef and fish and a selection of local arts and crafts, fresh, local and seasonal produce, herbs as well as flowers. Thursdays, 3-7pm, October through June
The City parking facility at the corner of Broan and 1st Street. (Next to Carriage House). This lively market features local growers and specialty food producers. Be ready to find a wide variety of organic and pesticide free produce. Seasonal specialties such as cider and apples, flowers, natureal pork, beef and fish and free range eggs, local cheeses, fresh artisan breads, Amish friendship breads, jams, picadillies, and tamales are just some of the great local foods you’ll find here. Family friendly and well mannered pets welcome. Saaturdays 8am to 1pm. 623-848-1234
Borgata of Scottsdale European Market
6166 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ.
Local farmers set up produce stands in this European-style center and sell freshly picked vegetables and fruits. Specialty vendors sell pastries, breads, jams, ice cream, tamales, natural meats and line-caught fish. Fridays, 10am-2pm
7408 E. Osborn Road Near Old Town Scottsdale in the breezeway of the Stadium Concourse (at corner of Osborne and Drinkwater) Open summer. Saturdays 8am until noon.
Carefree Amphitheater, corner of East Street and HoHum Road at the Gardens, off Tom Darlington Road. May include fresh, local seasonal produe, herbs and flowers; locally made jams, jellies and salsas; fresh baked breads. Demonstrations by Chefs from Valley restaurants. Fridays, 9am to 1pm.
Orange Mall, west of the Memorial Union Fountain. The market will feature about 20 vendors with fresh produce grown by local Arizona farmers and other local products plus natural pork, beef and fish. Every other Tuesday beginning September 27th 9am to 2pm.
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