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Utah offers a plethora of farmers markets

Published: Tuesday, July 26 2011 6:14 p.m. MDT

Fresh green beans and peas at a past farmers market at Pioneer Park in Salt Lake City.

Mike Terry, Deseret News archive

SALT LAKE CITY — Fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. Handmade crafts artfully produced with brightly-colored materials. The beat of various music genres in the background. The buzz of conversation electrifying the air as buyers weave in and out of the lines of booths. All this means one thing: It's farmers market season.

While the markets have many unifying factors, each is unique in its products, location and time. Here is a list of more than 40 farmers markets available throughout Utah this season:

Box Elder/Cache Counties

Cache Valley Gardeners' Market: Merlin Olsen Park, 100 S. 200 East, Logan, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through Oct. 15 (www.gardenersmarket.org)

Petersen's Farmers Market: 2759 S. Highway 89, Nibley, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. through October (435-730-2687)

Paradise: Paradise Park, 9000 S. 100 West, Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to dusk through Sept. 28 (www.paradisemarket.org)

Richmond Harvest Market at Rockhill: Rockhill Farm, 563 S. State, Richmond, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. through Oct. 15 (www.richmond-utah.com)

Davis/Weber Counties

Bountiful: 100 S. 100 East, Thursdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m., through Oct. 15 (801-721-1642)

Clearfield: 825 S. State, Wednesdays, 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m. through October (801-525-2700 or www.clearfieldcity.org)

Kaysville: Utah Botanical Center, 920 S. 50 West, Thursdays, 5 p.m.-8 p.m. through Oct. 6.

Syracuse: RC Willey, 1693 W. 2700 South, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through September (801-774-2800)

Ogden: 25th Street and Grant Avenue, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. through Sept. 24 (www.ogdenfarmersmarket.com)

Salt Lake County

Herriman: Main Street Park, 13011 S. Pioneer, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., July 30-Oct. 15. (801-793-8800 or www.herrimanfarmersmarket.com)

Holladay Harvest Festival: City Hall, 4580 S. 2300 East, Saturdays, 4 p.m.-8 p.m., Aug. 20-Sept. 10 (801-272-9450 or www.cityofholladay.com)

Millcreek Community Market: Historic Baldwin Radio Factory, 3474 S. 2300 East, Thursdays, 4 p.m. to dusk through Sept. 29 (801-842-9167 or www.millcreekcommunitymarket.com)

Murray: Murray Park, 150 E. 5200 South, Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., August-October (801-233-3010)

Salt Lake City Downtown Farmers Market: Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 West, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. through Oct. 22.

Salt Lake Market on State: 1050 S. State, Tuesdays and Saturdays, 3 p.m.-7 p.m., year round (www.marketonstate.com)

Salt Lake People's Market: International Peace Gardens, 1000 S. 900 West, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. through Oct. 23 (www.slcpeoplesmarket.org)

South Jordan: South Jordan Towne Center, 1600 W. 10600 South, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., August-October (www.southjordanfarmersmarket.com)

Sugar House Farmers Market: Monument Plaza, 2100 S. 1100 East, Fridays, 4 p.m.-8 p.m. through Oct. 14 (www.sugarhousefarmersmarket.com)

University of Utah: Tanner Plaza, 201 S. 1460 East, Thursdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Aug. 18-Oct. 6 (www.sustainability.utah.edu/farmersmarket)

West Jordan Farmers Market: 7975 S. Redwood Road, Tuesdays, 3 p.m. -7 p.m., Aug. 2-Oct. 25 (801-569-5100 or www.wjordan.com)

Wasatch Front Farmers Market: Wheeler Farm, 6351 S. 900 East, Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. through Sept. 25 (801-792-1419 or www.wasatchfrontfarmersmarket.org)

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