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The Downtown Salt Lake City Farmers Market: A Perfect Way to Spend Your Summer Morning!

We are happy you have chosen to visit Salt Lake City. The Downtown Famers Market at Pioneer Park is celebrating its 25th year as one of Salt Lake City residents’ favorite ways to spend a sunny summer weekend morning, and visitors to the area will love this taste of Salt Lake City culture. The market supports local farmers, crafters, food trucks, and other small businesses by providing a space where fresh and hand grown or handmade goods can be sold to the Salt Lake City public. It’s all locally grown! Of all the farmers markets in Salt Lake City, the downtown market at Pioneer Park offers the widest variety of food, crafts, and entertainment.

Come meander around the park, where you’ll find the freshest vegetables, fruits, honey, dairy products, grass-fed meat, baked goods, homemade sauces, juices, plants and flowers, and other treats. Hungry? Head down the food truck row, where local restaurants and food trucks come to showcase delicious grab-and-go meals and drinks. And finally, you won’t want to miss the Art and Craft Market offering beautiful art, jewelry, handmade clothing and bags, pottery, and much much more! You will love this Saturday market.

 

farmers market plant

 

Farmers Market Hours and Location

This year, The Farmers Market will run from June 11 – October 22, every Saturday, from 8:00 A.M. through 2:00 P.M. Find us at Pioneer Park, 350 W. 300 S. Salt Lake City, Utah 84101.

Check out the Downtown SLC Farmers Market Facebook page for updates on seasonal offerings, vendor profiles, and other related events within the community.

Farmers Market Offerings

Think of everything you could possibly want at a Saturday Farmers Market… We have it all!

Local Produce and Other Local Foods

You’ll find loads of seasonal and locally grown produce at the market. Check the Downtown Salt Lake City Famers Market website each week for a list of the fruits and vegetables that will be available at the market. Other local farms will set up booths to offer grass-fed meats, fresh eggs, local honey, and other homemade spreads and sauces. Some of Salt Lake City‘s finest bakeries offer delicious fresh-baked breads, cookies, pastries, and other baked goods as well. Munch on a flaky chocolate croissant or a blueberry muffin as you continue your walk around the Salt Lake Farmers Market.

 

farmers market kalefarmers market jams

 

Food Trucks and Other Ready-to-Eat Foods

Down the middle aisle of Pioneer Park, local restaurants and food trucks come to offer Farmers Market attendees made-to-eat foods and fresh drinks. Grab a fresh cup of coffee or a smoothie with your pastry, or show up a little later in the day and try some Japanese or Vietnamese cuisine for lunch. Finish it off with a homemade popsicle, a cold-pressed juice, or a mint tea lemonade (pictured below).

 

mint lemonade

 

Art and Craft Market

Another part of the Pioneer Market you won’t want to miss is the Art & Craft Market. Along this line of craft booths spanning almost two city blocks, you’ll find handcrafted pieces and unique gifts. Ceramics and pottery, sculptures, prints, paintings, photographs, woodwork, glasswork, handmade jewelry, leatherwork, and even bath products are all available for purchase.

 

farmers market necklace

 

Other Amenities and Tips

A visitors’ information booth, a first-aid booth, Port-A-Potty’s, trash and recycling receptacles, and water fountains can also be found at the downtown farmers market. We’d recommend checking the weather forecast the day beforehand, because even in the morning, Salt Lake City can get very hot. To beat the heat, head out early in the morning, or come prepared with plenty of bottled water, hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

Visiting local farmers markets is always a great way to familiarize yourself with a new area and get to know the culture of a new city. So the next time you’re in Salt Lake City wondering, “Where are the local farmers markets near me?” make the Downtown Salt Lake City Farmers Market at Pioneer Park your first stop.

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