Downtown Alliance launches Winter Farmers' Markets this weekend
The Downtown Alliance is launching a series of "Pop-Up" Winter Farmers' Markets with a local food focus.
These one-day events will be held monthly (November â April) at different downtown locations.
A pop-up concept offers only dates,times and themes in advance, location, and vendor lists are announced just prior.
According to officials, "Market-goers can expect a bustling, urban environment with live music, kids' activities, guest chefs and seasonal themes."Vendor list for Saturday November 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Rico Foods Warehouse (545 W. 700 S):Pierre Country Bakery - Homemade stuffing, pastries, breads and baked goodsLove Muffins Bakery â Gluten-free baked goodsRed Bicycle Breadworks â Artisan breads using local ingredientsSugarDaddy Sweet Shoppe â Delectable desserts using local ingredientsAsian & Heirlooms â Organically-grown Asian and heirloom vegetablesBlue Spring Farm â Local, organic vegetablesJensen Farms â Apples, pears, and veggiesMololo Greenhouse and Nursery â Variety of local producePaul's Vegetable Farm â Chemical-free produce and free-range eggsPyne Farms - Apples and other tree fruitWyomatoes â Certified-organic greenhouse tomatoes, basil, and cucumbersZoe's Natural Garden â Organically-grown greens and veggiesClifford Family Farm â Pork, chicken, eggs, honey and winter greensAmour Spreads â Artisan jams and marmaladesCheese Bread Mania, LLC. â Gluten-free Brazilian cheesebreadChocolate Conspiracy â Raw artisan chocolate and hot chocolateDessert Bites â Bite-sized and individual-sized treatsLaziz, LLC â Authentic Lebanese hummus and spreadsMillcreek Olive Oil â Extra virgin olive oilsYummy Products â Fresh salsa and other yummy productsSugared â Artisan confectionaryTankinz Noodle Mfg, LLC â Fresh pasta in Tuscan and Asian stylesTequenos Factory â Gourmet cheese sticksTerrapin Station Smokin' Co. â Smokehouse products, barbeque sauce, and roasted nutsTree Hugger Foods â European-style granolaBlue Star Juice and Coffee â Fresh-squeezed juice and coffeeChow Truck â Haute Asian CuisineRico's â Authentic MexicanLewis Brothers Food Services â Eclectic street foodSugarBear â Kettlekorn, Roasted Nuts & Chainsaw CarvingsUtah State Extension Office Salt Lake â Comprehensive information on home gardening The Downtown Alliance's strategy is to use the Pop-Up winter markets to build awareness for a year-round market. The objective is to expand to weekly winter markets by next year, with the ultimate goal of a daily, year-round Public Market in the future. Spring dates will be announced, as will individual vendor lists and locations, at http://www.slcfarmersmarket.org, facebook.com/slcfarmersmarket and twitter.com/SLCWinterMarket.