9 Farmers Markets Staying Open for the Summer in Metro Phoenix
Just because summer is near doesn't mean you have to give up on local produce and grass fed beef. It also doesn't mean you have to go to Whole Foods to get them. There are several farmers markets around town that will stay open during the hot months and we've gone ahead and gathered up a list of their locations and hours.
Evie Carpenter Saturday Morning at the Old Town Scottsdale Farmer's Market
Here are nine farmers markets that will stay open this summer.
Old Town Scottsdale Farmer's Market
During summer the Old Town Scottsdale market will switch to earlier hours, open from 7 to 11 a.m. every Saturday. Located at approximately 3815 N. Brown Ave -- in the parking lot at the corner of Brown and 1st Street In the Old Town Scottsdale -- this market is definitely one of the biggest and best in the Valley.
Downtown Phoenix Open Air Markets
The Downtown Phoenix open-air markets, held on Wednesday nights and Saturday mornings, will remain open during the entire summer. The hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. After September the market will stay open until 1 p.m. on Saturday. For more information visit the Phoenix Public Market website.
Town and Country Farmers Market
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. all year, you can find vendors including McClendon's Select Produce, JH Grass Fed Beef, Great Harvest Bread, and more at Town and Country shopping center in Phoenix. For the entire list of vendors check the Town and Country website.
Gilbert Farmers Market
The Gilbert Farmers Market will continue to be open from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday mornings throughout the summer. The market is located at 222 N. Ash Drive, just west of the Gilbert Water Tower. During winter the market is open from 8 a.m. to noon. For a list of vendors and a map check the Gilbert Farmers Market website.
Tempe Community Market
The new Tempe Community Market, located at 620 North Mill Avenue, under the Mill Avenue bridge, will continue to run on Sunday mornings throughout the summer. During the hot months the market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon. In the fall the hours will be extended to 1 p.m.
City of Scottsdale parking lot, Scottsdale, AZ
721 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ
2025 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ
222 N. Ash Drive, Gilbert, AZ
730 North Mill Avenue, Tempe, AZ
7901 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ
263 N. Center St., Mesa, AZ
3502 E. Cactus Road, Phoenix, AZ
7000 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ