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Posted: Friday, July 27, 2012 10:03 am

The Marana Farmer's Market is looking for new vendors. For more information, visit the website at http://communityfoodbank.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/02/WEB_farm-stand-vendor-flyer-2011.pdf.

At the Marana Farmers’ Market you can find fresh fruit and vegetables for sale every Tuesday from 3:00-6:00 pm. The produce for sale is grown on at the Marana Heritage Farm and other neighboring farms and residences, as well as larger farms in the surrounding Tucson area. Some examples include: English Family Orchards in Willcox, Forever Young Farm in Amado, Estancia Orchard in Dragoon, Crooked Sky Farms in Glendale and the Community Foods Consignment Program. Other vendors also come to sell vegetables, eggs, honey, and meat (seasonally). The Farmers’ Market Stand accepts cash, AZFMNP and WIC vouchers, food stamps, as well as credit and debit cards.

When is the Market open?

Tuesdays, 3:oo pm – 6:oo pm

Other Food Bank Farmers’ Markets

How can I sell my food or produce at the Marana Farmers’ Market?

We are always looking for new vendors to increase the diversity of our market. To become a vendor at the market contact the Farmers’ Market Manager at 622-0525 ext 242.

You are also welcome to sell your products on consignment. To learn more about our innovative Community Foods Consignment program where small farmers and home gardeners sell their produce at the market on consignment contact the Consignment Coordinator at 622-0525 ext 262.

Where is the Market?

The Marana Farmers’ Market is held at the new Marana Health Center, 13395 N. Marana Main Street.

Directions from Tucson are: take I-10 to the Marana exit; turn left at the end of the ramp; go approximately 1.5 miles and turn left on Barnett; then turn left into the Marana Municipal Complex. The Farmer’s Market is on the patio on the southeast side of the building.

What foods are available at the farmers’ market? (View complete list here!)

Fall (Sept-Nov) — Apples, chilies, sweet corn, greens, pumpkins, squash, potatoes, onions

Winter (Dec-Jan) — Asian Greens, lettuce, other greens citrus, sweet potatoes, green onions

Spring (Feb-April) — Broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, garlic, swiss chard, peas, leeks, onions

Summer (May-August) — Apples, garlic, chilies, green beans, bell peppers, melons, squash, tomatoes

What are food prices at the Marana Farmers’ Market?

The complete year-round price list for all products at the Marana Farmers’ Market is available by clicking HERE! (Clicking the link will prompt your computer to save a Microsoft Excel file. The file is a spreadsheet of current prices.)

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