The Season for Farmers Markets
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Discover the fun and goodness of local farmers markets this summer and fall. It isn’t just fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables and meat products. There is so much more. Baked goods, country decor, fresh flowers and plants, music, fun stuff for kids. The benefits for the farmers and the consumer are many.
- Taste the deliciousness of ripened in the field fruits and vegetables. No early harvest to allow for transporting and storing and delivery. Field to the table is as fresh as it gets.
- Try new recipes to enjoy each seasons bounty. Juicy heirloom tomatoes and just-picked strawberries. Super-sweet peaches shaped like mini UFOs. Artisanal cheeses, golden-green olive oils, local wildflower honey.
- Support the local agri-businesses. That may be one of the best reasons, but there are many more. Farmers markets have fruits and vegetables at the peak of the growing season. This means produce is at its freshest and tastes the best. The food is typically grown near where you live, not thousands of miles away or another country. Shopping at farmers markets also supports your local farmers and keeps the money you spend on food closer to your neighborhood.
- Protect our land and environment. In addition to cash, many farmers markets now accept credit cards, SNAP benefits, and other nutrition benefits. Just remember to bring your reusable shopping bag!
- Nourish your body with fresh delicious nutrients. Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Your local markets carry a wide variety of nutritious fresh fruits and vegetables.
Check local listings as each area has different days and times for the season for Farmers Markets. You can likely piece together a full week of scheduled farmers markets.
Twin Falls Farmers Market, North College Road, Twin Falls. Saturdays 9 AM – 1 PM
Downtown Twin Falls Farmers Market, Main Ave., Twin Falls. Saturdays 9 AM – 1 PM