Pucker up and celebrate the citrus season! This year our local oranges, grapefruits, lemons, tangelos and kumquats are flourishing on the trees. At Heirloom Farmers Markets, we’re excited to highlight this fresh and zesty fruit with its own Citrus Jubilee at all of our markets Wednesday, January 17th through the Sunday the 21st!
HEIRLOOM FARMERS MARKETS’ JUBILEE HIGHLIGHTS:
• Wednesday, January 17th at Green Valley Village (Farmers & Artisans) – 101 S. La Canada Dr.
— Live music from Michael Mack.
• Saturday, January 20th in Oro Valley Farmers Market — Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle
— Live music from bluesy local Michael P. Nordberg.
• Sunday, January 21st at Rillito Park Farmers Market (Food Pavilion) – 4502 N. 1st Ave.
— For our largest citrus bounty of the weekend we will have food trucks and a featured Chef at the Market from Katelyn Louise of Pure Joy Planet Academy.
— Featured music for the festival will be R. Carlos Nakai and friends, the world’s premier performer of Native American flute music.
At the farmers market you’ll find tangy breads and pastries, citrus marmalades and jellies, freshly squeezed lemonade, orange blossom honey, flavored olive oils and vinegars, and scented soaps highlighting this vibrant fruit. Keep your eyes peeled for bright orange vendor signs for specials or top by the market info booth for a full list of citrus vendors and citrus inspired market deals.