Utah’s Freshest Farmers’ Markets

canstockphoto28694393Support farmer’s markets and enjoy savory peak produce while meeting who grows your food and connecting with your community. Get out, taste the freshness and visit your local farmer’s market today!

Weber County

Harrisville Farmers Market
When: Every Friday at 5:30 p.m. June 24 through Sept. 2
Where: Harrisville City Park located at 1350 N. U.S. Highway 89
What They Offer: Local, fresh food!

Hooper Farmers Market
When: Every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July through August
Where: Hooper City Offices located at 5580 W 4600 S, Hooper, Utah
What They Offer: Agricultural products, packaged and prepared food, baked goods, craft fair and non-profits.

Farmers Market Ogden
When: Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 25 through Sept. 17
Where: Ogden Municipal Gardens located at 343 Historic 25th Street.
What They Offer: Fresh, local produce, local artisans and producers, live entertainment and family-friendly activities. This year’s complete schedule.

Ogden Valley Open Market
When: Every Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to dusk July through September
Where: Located at 2405 N. State Rd. 158, Eden, Utah
What They Offer: Fresh produce, food, homemade treats, a mini-market for kids and a full concert series.

Davis County

Layton F.E.S.T.
When: Every Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. July 15 through Sept. 30
Where: Layton Commons Park Constitution Circle at 437 N. Wasatch Drive
What They Offer: Farmers, Entertainment, Shopping and Trucks!

Bountiful Farmers Market
When: Every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 16 through Oct. 13
Where: 100 S 100 East, Bountiful, Utah
What They Offer: Family fun, food and local shopping!

Syracuse City Farmers Market
When: Every Wednesday from 4 p.m. to dusk July 6 through Sept. 28
Where: Founders Park located at 1904 W 1700 S, Syracuse, Utah
What They Offer: Prepared food, retail products, cottage foods and produce.

USU Botanical Center Farmers Market
When: Every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 7 through Sept. 22
Where: Located at 875 S 50 W, Kaysville, Utah
What They Offer: Local Produce, gourmet food, artisans, entertainment and children’s activities. Learn more about their weekly special events.

Salt Lake County

Downtown Farmers Market
When: Every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June through Oct.
Where: Pioneer Park located at 300 S 300 W, Salt Lake City, Utah
What They Offer: Local fruits and vegetables, grass-fed meats, eggs, dairy products, honey, flora, baked goods, sauces, spreads and more.

Downtown Harvest Market
When: Every Tuesday from 4 p.m. to dusk August 9 through Oct. 18
Where: Gallican Center located at 239 S Main St, Salt Lake City, Utah
What They Offer: More than twenty farmers, producers and packaged food vendors along with entertainment including pickle ball, foosball, cold beer and the “Big Band Dance Night.”

People’s Market/9th West Farmers Market
When: Every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June through Oct.
Where: The Gallivan Center located at 239 S Main St, Salt Lake City, Utah
What They Offer: Local artisans, fresh, prepared food, local produce and live performances by local musicians.

Wasatch Front Farmers Market
When: Every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June through Sept.
Where: Wheeler Farm located at 6351 S 900 E, Murray, Utah
What They Offer: Local farmers, food artisans, bakers, artists and musicians.

Sugar House Farmers Market
When: Every Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 10 through Oct. 16
Where: Sugarmont Plaza located at 2232 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah
What They Offer: Local farmers, vendors and purveyors.

South Jordan Farmers Market
When: Every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. August 1 through Oct. 31
Where: South Jordan City Hall located at 1600 W. Towne Center Drive, South Jordan, Utah
What They Offer: Fresh produce, honey, baked goods, sweets, tamales, breads and tasty salsa recipes.

Spring Gardening Tips

Spring is a time when the sun is shining and flowers are blossoming. Who doesn’t love a good set of flowers in the spring time. It helps ease tension and soothes the mind.

Many people are interested in gardening during the spring time but have less than adequate knowledge on how to go about things. This article explains some top spring gardening tips for fans of this great hobby. dog-1310545_640

  • Get Tools and Plants: Tune up devices so everything is prepared when things begin gathering pace. Make note of what is missing, and arrange instruments for the new developing season. Pick new plants for the garden. Arrange perennials, trees, and bushes for spring planting.
  • Mow: Send the trimmer and leaf blower for maintenance, or in the event that you have the correct instruments, hone the cutter edges yourself. Refill your trimmer with oil, introduce crisp start plugs, and grease up moving parts if necessary. Clear the grass of winter extras and search for ranges that need reseeding before cutting.
  • Prepare New Beds: Clear the planting territory when soil can be worked, expelling weeds and garbage. Spread a 4-inch layer of fertilizer or all around spoiled compost and any changes over soil, and develop it to a profundity of 10 to 12 inches with a spading fork.
  • Plant: Plant exposed root trees, bushes, and perennials, for example, hostas and daylilies by early spring. Pick a cool, shady day if conceivable. Transplant compartment developed plants at whatever time amid the developing season with the exception of midsummer; make sure to water them altogether. Sow seeds of cool-season blossoms like sweet peas, poppies, and calendula, and vegetables, for example, lettuce, parsley, and spinach.
  • Fertilize: Apply adjusted manure, angle emulsion, or other soil corrections suggested by soil-test comes about around trees and bushes when new development shows up. Spread high-corrosive compost and pine-needle mulch around corrosive cherishing bushes like azaleas and camellias. Start treating perennials when dynamic development resumes.
  • Survey Yard: Make note of tree limbs that ought to be evacuated or cabled, particularly those that shade structures. Enlist an arborist to keep up vast trees. Rake mulch from beds planted with globules before foliage shows up, and invigorate mulch in other planting ranges after soil warms. Check wall, steps, and pathways for deterioration brought on by solidifying and defrosting.
  • Time: Patience is key since everything that’s good takes time to get around. The same can be said for plants and gardens. Many people get frustrated by the lack of growth when they start a gardening project. All they need to do is keep at it and have a little patience. It will indeed pay off in the long run.

In conclusion, these gardening tips are not very complicated and easy to follow. What’s more interesting is that they are effective and efficient.

Spring is a time when the mood is joyous and what better way than to get your gardening game on point. After all, it’s not just good for people but also the environment we live in.