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Farmers markets start today in SLC and W. Jordan

Published August 7, 2012 12:46 pm

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Looking for some fresh beans, beef or bread for your mid-week dinner? You're in luck. The Downtown Harvest Market and the West Jordan Farmers Market, both open today, Tuesday Aug. 7.

The Downtown market runs from 4 p.m. to dusk at Pioneer Park, 300 South and 300 West, while the West Jordan Market, runs from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Jordan School District parking lot, 7975 S. Redwood Rd. (Across the street from City Hall)

Both markets will be open every Tuesday through October. Customers will find these mid-week events are not as crowded as their Saturday and Sunday counterparts, but they still offer a good selection of fresh, fruits, vegetables and artisan food products.

This year, the Harvest Market at Pioneer Park features two dozen offerings including:Adam's Heirlooms - 100% heirloom & antique varieties of fruits & vegetablesAsians & Heirlooms - Organically grown Asian & Heirloom VegetablesBangeter Farms – Local produce since 1902Black Heron Gardens - Rare and exciting heirloom ediblesChad's Produce – No spray vegetables and fruitChow Truck – Haute Asian cuisine on the goDunham Farms – Green River melonsEarth First Eco-Farms – Organic, urban farmerFowers Fruit Ranch – 5th generation farm specializing in fruit productionGervais Farm – Organic produce farmGrammy's Produce – Family-owned farm and orchardsLove Muffins Bakery – Gluten-free bakeryMimi's Garden – small batch jams, jellies, preserves and syrupsPaisley Farms - All natural, pure-bred Berkshire PorkPyne Farms – Family-owned orchardRed Bicycle Breadworks – Local bakeryRenewable Comm - Naturally raised eggs from pastured chickensSalsitas Mendoza – Homemade Mexican-style salsaThayne and Cari Tagge's Famous Fruit – Family-owned farm and orchardsThe Sugared Plum Bakery – Gourmet bakery with a modern twist to old-fashioned bakingTom's Farm – fresh-picked veggiesUtah Beefalo – all natural, grass-fed beefalo (a cross between domestic cattle and American bison)Weeks Berries – Fresh berriesWilkerson Farm – Certified-organic produce