The Downtown Alliance is launching a series of "Pop-Up" Winter Farmers' Markets with a local food focus.
These one-day events will be held monthly (November – April) at different downtown locations.
A pop-up concept offers only dates,times and themes in advance, location, and vendor lists are announced just prior.
According to officials, "Market-goers can expect a bustling, urban environment with live music, kids' activities, guest chefs and seasonal themes."Vendor list for Saturday November 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Rico Foods Warehouse (545 W. 700 S):Pierre Country Bakery - Homemade stuffing, pastries, breads and baked goodsLove Muffins Bakery – Gluten-free baked goodsRed Bicycle Breadworks – Artisan breads using local ingredientsSugarDaddy Sweet Shoppe – Delectable desserts using local ingredientsAsian & Heirlooms – Organically-grown Asian and heirloom vegetablesBlue Spring Farm – Local, organic vegetablesJensen Farms – Apples, pears, and veggiesMololo Greenhouse and Nursery – Variety of local producePaul's Vegetable Farm – Chemical-free produce and free-range eggsPyne Farms - Apples and other tree fruitWyomatoes – Certified-organic greenhouse tomatoes, basil, and cucumbersZoe's Natural Garden – Organically-grown greens and veggiesClifford Family Farm – Pork, chicken, eggs, honey and winter greensAmour Spreads – Artisan jams and marmaladesCheese Bread Mania, LLC. – Gluten-free Brazilian cheesebreadChocolate Conspiracy – Raw artisan chocolate and hot chocolateDessert Bites – Bite-sized and individual-sized treatsLaziz, LLC – Authentic Lebanese hummus and spreadsMillcreek Olive Oil – Extra virgin olive oilsYummy Products – Fresh salsa and other yummy productsSugared – Artisan confectionaryTankinz Noodle Mfg, LLC – Fresh pasta in Tuscan and Asian stylesTequenos Factory – Gourmet cheese sticksTerrapin Station Smokin' Co. – Smokehouse products, barbeque sauce, and roasted nutsTree Hugger Foods – European-style granolaBlue Star Juice and Coffee – Fresh-squeezed juice and coffeeChow Truck – Haute Asian CuisineRico's – Authentic MexicanLewis Brothers Food Services – Eclectic street foodSugarBear – Kettlekorn, Roasted Nuts & Chainsaw CarvingsUtah State Extension Office Salt Lake – Comprehensive information on home gardening The Downtown Alliance's strategy is to use the Pop-Up winter markets to build awareness for a year-round market. The objective is to expand to weekly winter markets by next year, with the ultimate goal of a daily, year-round Public Market in the future. Spring dates will be announced, as will individual vendor lists and locations, at www.slcfarmersmarket.org, facebook.com/slcfarmersmarket and twitter.com/SLCWinterMarket.