2013 ANNUAL TUCSON FARMERS’ MARKETS EVENTS
Citrus Festival — Friday, January 18 & Saturday, January 19. The festival highlights the bounty and diversity of citrus grown in the region. Meet with our citrus specialists and support Tucson’s only remaining orange grove. Sample the citrus at the tasting table. This festival will be at the Jesse Owens and the Oro Valley markets only.
Valentine’s Day at the Market — February 8, 9 & 10. Sweets for your sweetie, offering specialty cakes, cookies, and numerous gift ideas for that special someone.
Earth Day — Earth Day is Sunday, April 22nd. Join us at the markets on the April 19, 20, and 21 to celebrate our most precious commodity – our Earth.
Tomato, Basil & Garlic Festival — Friday, July 19, Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. At the height of the seasons’ bounty, we celebrate locally grown tomatoes, fragrant basil and pungent garlic. Chef Demo’s at each market. Look for our sampling booths to highlight our vendors creations made in honor of the occasion.
Heritage Food Festival – August 23, 24, and 25th. Join us as we celebrate our local heritage foods like mesquite, prickly pear, a variety of native beans, agave nectar, and dried chiles. Many regional specialty items will be offered by the vendors such as mesquite breads, cookies, pancake mixes, syrups, jams and jellies, and more.
Chile Festival — September 20, 21 & 22. One special weekend filled with fresh roasted green chile, red chile strings and zesty salsas and tamales. Some of the finest chefs in Pima County show up at the Markets to demonstrate their love of the southwest’s flagship ingredient. QUE BUENO!