Tucson farmers markets
Farmers markets are sprouting up all over Tucson. But even though the trend is still fresh in our minds, the seed was planted long ago.
The first humans on Earth were undoubtedly “locavores.” Without trains, grocery stores or web-based cheese importers, local food was all they could get! With a wealth of options nowadays, modern consumers must not only choose to eat locally, but choose where they want to do it.
Since there are over a dozen markets in the Tucson area alone, we picked five of the best and saw what they had to offer.—Andi Berlin/Special to Metromix
Pictured: The Tucson Community Food Bank's Chris Mazzarella sells produce at the Santa Cruz Farmers Market.