Shop Local and Support the Community Food Bank!
Join Local First Arizona at the only all local farmers' market in Tucson, the Santa Cruz River Farmers' Market, a project of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona. Find fresh, sustainably grown foods while supporting local farmers and producers. This market offers only Arizona grown fruits and vegetables, plants, flowers, eggs, honey, free-range meat, baked goods, bath and body products and more!Enjoy entertainment and educational events including live music, cooking demonstrations, gardening workshops, and children’s activities. Bring your friends, family, and neighbors- a great way to get to know your community! Community Food Bank Farmers’ Markets accept cash, credit/debit, and EBT (food stamps). Stop by the information table to run your card in exchange for market tokens or vouchers. All vendors accept Arizona Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (AZFMNP) coupons and WIC Vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables. On Thursday December 19, 2013 enjoy a special "Shop Local" edition of the market. From 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market will celebrate Shop Local Day. The event will feature handmade crafts and food samples from Iskashitaa Refugee Network and Ben’s Bells. Iskashitaa Refugee Network is a grass roots organization that helps rebuild refugee lives through partnerships with volunteers and local organizations. Ben’s Bell’s mission is to inspire, educate and motivate each other to realize the impact of intentional kindness and to empower individuals to act according to that awareness. Also available for sale will be locally made tortillas, jams & jellies, mesquite flour, homemade pies, salsas and a large selection of fresh, locally grown fruits and veggies. Celebrate the season with a shop local event supporting local businesses, local nonprofits and your neighbors!