Farmers markets start today in SLC and W. Jordan
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 â Local produce since 1902Black Heron Gardens - Rare and exciting heirloom ediblesChad's Produce â No spray vegetables and fruitChow Truck â Haute Asian cuisine on the goDunham Farms â Green River melonsEarth First Eco-Farms â Organic, urban farmerFowers Fruit Ranch â 5th generation farm specializing in fruit productionGervais Farm â Organic produce farmGrammy's Produce â Family-owned farm and orchardsLove Muffins Bakery â Gluten-free bakeryMimi's Garden â small batch jams, jellies, preserves and syrupsPaisley Farms - All natural, pure-bred Berkshire PorkPyne Farms â Family-owned orchardRed Bicycle Breadworks â Local bakeryRenewable Comm - Naturally raised eggs from pastured chickensSalsitas Mendoza â Homemade Mexican-style salsaThayne and Cari Tagge's Famous Fruit â Family-owned farm and orchardsThe Sugared Plum Bakery â Gourmet bakery with a modern twist to old-fashioned bakingTom's Farm â fresh-picked veggiesUtah Beefalo â all natural, grass-fed beefalo (a cross between domestic cattle and American bison)Weeks Berries â Fresh berriesWilkerson Farm â Certified-organic produce