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.

Keep Cool with Weber County Splash Pads

waterslide-398249_640One of summer’s greatest challenges is beating the heat. Don’t let those high temperatures and blaring sun get you down. Keep as cool as a cucumber this summer with these fun and fairly reasonable options all within or very close to Weber County.

Riverdale Splash Pad
Bring the whole family to enjoy a variety of water activities and features at the Riverdale Splash Pad. The park and splash pad are located at 4300 South Parker Drive just east of the Riverdale Fire Department. This splash pad season runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The splash pad is open Monday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with the exception of Wednesday mornings when the splash pad opens at noon. The delayed opening is due to routine maintenance.

South Ogden Nature Park & Splash Pad
Cool off with the family at the South Ogden Nature Park with two playgrounds and a splash pad. This tucked away gem is located at 5874 S. Park Vista Drive right behind the Ogden Athletic Club. This park is open year round, however, the splash pad is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. There also is a pavilion that community member can rent. Residents get a discount!

Harrisville Park & Splash Pad
Community members say that the Harrisville Park is a “Great place to take the kids to play ball or on the playground, lots of room and a frisbee golf course and splash park.” The park is located just off of Highway 89 at 1350 N. Hwy 89. This splash pad is also open from Memorial Day to Labor Day and operates Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.