Shop and learn at grower’s market
Chef Joe Hobson, center left, and Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco of Lon’s at the Hermosa Inn help celebrate the Uptown Wednesday Market’s first anniversary with a special demo and tasting that highlighted ingredients available at the market (photo by Teri Carnicelli).
Uptown Farmers Market hosts its Spring Growers Market through April 2016. This seasonal market runs alongside the farmers market and acts as a “pop-up” neighborhood nursery, where you can purchase items needed to cultivate your homestead and take classes from the experts, for a $10 suggested donation.
The schedule of classes includes:
- March 5: Top 10 Edible Trees & Top 10 Super foods with Jake Mace of Longevity Gardens, 9 a.m.; Container Gardening with Kari Spencer of The Micro Farm Project, 11 a.m.
- March 12: Natural Pest Control with Troy Albright of True Garden, 9 a.m.; Garden Layout and Design with Christal Blessin of Kitchen & Garden Chronicles, 11 a.m.
- March 19: Heavenly Herb Gardening with Christal Blessin of Kitchen & Garden Chronicles, 9 a.m.; Picking the Perfect Rose Bush with Anja Taschner of Ludwig’s Roses, 11 a.m.
- March 26: Getting Started with Chickens with Kari Spencer of The Micro Farm Project, 9 a.m.; Holistic Chicken Care with Sena Kassim of vermilove.com, 11 a.m.
Uptown Farmers Market recently celebrated the first anniversary of its Uptown Wednesday Market, which runs from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. The regular Saturday market hours are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Both markets take place in the northeast parking area of North Phoenix Baptist Church, 5757 N. Central Ave.
For more information, visit www.uptownmarketaz.com.