Monday, November 3, 2014

A List of Phoenix Area Farmers Markets

We love buying from local farms! Farmers markets are a great way to get the freshest local food and they are a lot of fun too. Here is a list of Phoenix area farmers markets. Fall hours are listed. 

As a rough guide, fall/winter hours can go from October through March but it varies, so you may want to confirm the times before you go. Some markets close for the summer and others are year-round. Enjoy!



WEST VALLEY
9744 W. Northern Avenue, Peoria. Saturdays from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, September through April.  

3151 N. Litchfield Road, Goodyear. Opens for the season October 18th and is open on Saturdays from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. 

CENTRAL
Indoor farmers market open daily from 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM. Open til midnight on Fridays and 1:00 AM on Saturdays. 

721 N Central Avenue, Phoenix. Open Wednesdays from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM and Saturdays from 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM. 

4700 E Warner Road in Phoenix. Open Sundays from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. 

8740 E. Shea Blvd, Scottsdale. Open 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM every Saturday

7901 N Central Ave, Phoenix. Open 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM every Saturday.

8900 E Thomas Rd, Scottsdale. Open 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM on Fridays.


NORTH VALLEY
3502 E Cactus Rd, Phoenix. Open 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM every Saturday, all year.

101 Easy Street, Carefree. Open on Fridays from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

16858 E. Ave of the Fountains, Fountain Hills. Art walk and farmers market all in one. Open on Thursdays starting October 30th from 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM.


EAST VALLEY
24810 S. Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek.
This is not really a farmers market, but deserves to be on this list. Shnepf Farms offers $1.50 per lb for organic vegetables you pick yourself straight from the ground. Squash, Green beans, cabbage, beets, lettuces, tomatoes, sugar snap peas and more. There are other activities to do on the farm as well making this a fun outing. Available for picking early November. 

Dr. AJ Chandler Park, 3 S. Arizona Ave, Chandler. Open on Thursdays 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Closed during summer months. 

222 N. Ash Street in Gilbert (next to the water tower.) Open on Saturdays from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. 

263 N. Center Street, Mesa. Open on Fridays from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, October through May. 

1572 W. Ocotillo, San Tan Valley. Open on Saturdays from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

Want to read more about shopping local? Check out these posts:

5 Easy Ways to Shop Locally

How to Buy Local Produce the Easy Way: A Guide to CSAs and a List of 20+ CSAs in Arizona

5 Ways to Shop Local on a Budget

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