The state of Utah is famous for some of the best farmers markets in the country. All they offer fresh local produce and some of them are fun places to visit with the whole family because of a variety of bakery products as well as arts and crafts available for sale there. If you live in Utah or are going to visit this state hereís our list of the best farmers markets to shop.
Sugar House Farmers Market
Location: 1500 E. 2100 South
Open on Wednesdays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., June 8 - Oct. 26.
Located on the territory of the scenic Fairmont Park the Sugar House Farmer's Market operates each Wednesday in the evening, from 5-8 p.m. during summer and mid fall. It is an excellent place to purchase local fruits and vegetables as well as other locally produced delicious food and Utah exclusive products.
Provo Farmers Market
Location: 550 W. Center St. in Provo
Open on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 4 - Oct. 29.
This is a non-profit community based market situated in the picturesque Provo Pioneer Park in downtown. The Provo Farmers Market is a popular food venue for local farmers and other food providers. There you can often see artists, neighbors and representatives of non-profit organizations meet to discuss the issues of the day. The profit the Market receives is used to fund various community projects, mostly to support local schools in Provo.
The Market operates from June till the end of October. The Market is open from 9:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. through Labor Day, after Labor Day it is open from 10:00 a.m. till 2 p.m.
Cache Valley Gardenersí Market
Location: 199 N. Main St. in Logan
Operates on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from May 9 to Oct. 17.
Established more than two decades ago Cache Valley Gardenersí Market is now ranked one of the top 20 Farmersí Markets in the U.S. and is definitely the most popular one in Utah!
Cache Valley Gardenersí Market has experienced a significant growth and each Saturday morning it draws thousands of people who come here to shop, listen to music and just have fun. At the Market customers can purchase locally grown produce, fresh lemonade and mouth watering pastries as well as attend a weekly Fine Arts and Crafts Fair.
Syracuse City Farmers Market
Location: Centennial Park (1891 W. 1700 South) in Syracuse
Open on Wednesdays, 4 p.m. to dusk, July 6 till the end of Sept.
At Syracuse Farmers Market you will find every fruit and vegetable that is grown in the area, all fresh picked today! So no wonder it is a popular place for locals to buy fresh local produce. Whatís more, the market offers a variety of home-made products and entertainment for both kids and adults. Nearly every week there is live entertainment, fun activities, shows and events, not to mention arts, crafts and food trucks.
Ashley Valley Farmers Market
Location: 225 E. Main St. in Vernal
Open on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from July 2 to Sept. 24
A group of enthusiasts founded Ashley Valley Farmers Market in 2007. Now the market is located in the new park with a memorial dedicated to the old beautiful "Field House". The market is open each Saturday from 9a.m. to 1p.m. from the beginning of July through the end of September. Ashley Valley Farmers Market is a great place to enjoy the delicious foods and lots of family friendly activities!
Park City Farmer's Market
Location: The Canyons Resort (4000 Canyons Resort Drive in Park City)
Open on Wednesdays, Noon to 6 p.m. from June 1 until Oct. 26
The Park City Farmerís Market is one of the best places in Utah to shop for organic produce. This seasonal market is located at Park City Resort in Park City, Utah. Make sure you visit the market on Wednesday to choose from a large selection of fresh local and mostly organic products produced by local farmers.
Downtown Farmers Market at Ancestor Square
Location: 2 W. St. George Blvd. in St. George
Open on Saturdays, 8 a.m.-Noon from May 14 to the end of Oct.
Each Saturday the Downtown Farmers Market at Ancestor Square welcomes the Utah residents and its guests who come to visit this free event offering a huge selection of homegrown food as well as homemade and locally produced products. You can expect to see a number of vendors who arrive here from all over Washington to offer a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, along with meets, different cheeses, including goat, feta, gouda and cheddar, organic eggs, local honey, live plants, herbs, fabric goods, soaps, jewelry, woodwork, hot coffee, pastries and more.