Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market Hosts Spring Citrus Celebration

Where:  NE corner of Speedway and Riverview, west of I-10 between Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind and El Rio Neighborhood Center

Admission:  Free and open to the public

The Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market Celebration of Citrus will teach and encourage community members to eat and grow their own citrus, one of Southern Arizona’s most nutritious agricultural specialties.  The Celebration will feature cooking demonstrations of recipes using citrus, citrus trees for sale, tips from local gardeners on how to care for your own citrus trees, a kids’ booth featuring games and prizes, and live music.

Local produce selections at the Farmers’ Market include citrus, salad and cooking greens, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, radishes, cabbage, potatoes, green onions, apples and much more.  Shoppers can also find Sonoran honey, dried beans, free-range beef, fresh eggs, herbal remedies, locally roasted coffee, baked goods, garden plants and cacti.

The Farmers’ Market accepts credit and debit cards, SNAP (food stamps), cash, and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Cash Value Vouchers for fruits and vegetables.

For more information, contact Sara Rickard at (520) 622-0525 x 242.