Where to buy organic produce


Almost every day of the week, visitors and residents alike descend on farmers markets throughout Arizona for just-picked-from-the farm organic produce, fresh-baked breads and desserts, organic herbs, flowers and fun crafts items.

WEDNESDAYS

Phoenix: Town & Country Market

Bob McClennan’s farm produce is the big star here. A former pharmacist turned organic grocer, Bob provides some of the freshest produce in town, all grown without pesticides. He supplies many of Arizona’s most exclusive restaurants with first-rate, organic ingredients, so you know you’re getting the very best.
2021 E. Camelback Rd.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Season: October  – May
602-710-2122

THURSDAYS

Chandler: Downtown Chandler Farmers Market

A small, quality farmers market providing choice fruits, vegetables, flowers and a selection of crafts in the heart of downtown Chandler, where many tourists flock for quaint restaurants, gift shops and more.

Boston and Arizona Avenue
3:00 am to 6:00 pm
Season: October through June
480-855-3539

FRIDAYS

Scottsdale: Bogata Shopping Plaza

Fridays at the Borgata Shopping Plaza in Scottsdale offer shopping, food and entertainment. Vendors sell a wide selection of treats including home baked breads, organic fruits and vegetables, gifts, desserts, as well as potted and loose fresh flowers.

6166 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
(602) 953-6200

Open Hours: October -April

10:00 am -5:30 pm

SATURDAYS

Phoenix: Downtown Phoenix Public Market

A large, popular market, so get there early to get the first pick of first-rate produce. Crafts, desserts, breads and more are offered at this festive fair-like market.
721 N. Central
Season: Ongoing
8:00 am to 1 pm October – April; 8:00 a.m. – Noon May – September
602-493-5231

Scottsdale Downtown’s Old Town Farmers’ Market

Bob McClennan stars again, here (see Wednesday’s Town & Country farmers market –  above  – for full description of his farm fixins’). Baked breads, flowers, goat cheeses, crafts, desserts, and more are offered at this popular market.

Brown and 1st Street
8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Season: November through May
623-848-1234