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Farmer's Markets on the Western Slope

Aug 04, 2020 03:35PM ● By Beacon Senior News

Here's a round-up of some of the farmer's markets in Mesa, Montrose and Delta counties for the month of August:

August 5 & 8 Delta Farmer’s Market Shop for Olathe sweet corn, meats, breads, scones, arts and crafts, hand-crafted signs and more from over 20 vendors. Market open on Wednesdays and Saturdays. 8 a.m. to noon | Meeker St. between 4th and 5th St., Delta | 640-7810

August 5, 12, 19, 26 Redlands Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday, the Redland’s Farmers’ Market offers a wide variety of produce and hand-crafted items, music and food trucks. Build your community by supporting local farmers and artisans. 5-7:30 p.m. | 527 Village Way, Grand Junction | 245-1478

August 6, 13, 20, 27 Market on Main Grand Junction’s downtown Thursday farmers market showcases farm products, food and more from Western Slope vendors. 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Two Rivers Convention Center parking lot | Free |

August 8, 15, 22, 29 Montrose Farmer’s Market Peruse locally sourced fruit, veggies, meats, delicious foods and unique artisanal gifts every Saturday at Montrose Centennial Plaza. Plus, the market now features a new Food Box Project, allowing people in Montrose to purchase fresh, local produce from market vendors for curbside pickup or home delivery for $20 per box. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | 15-99 S. Uncompahgre Ave., Montrose | Market is free | 249-0705

August 8, 15, 22, 29 Cross Orchards Saturday Market Wander Cross Orchard’s beautiful grounds every Saturday and shop for local produce, artisan vendors and food trucks, or picnic on the lush lawns. 8 a.m. to noon | 3073 F Road, Grand Junction | | 434-9814

August 8, 15, 22, 29 Fruita Farmer’s Market Reed Park features local produce, handmade crafts and other local goodies for shoppers, plus live entertainment! 8:30 a.m. to noon | 250 S Maple St., Fruita | | 858-3894

August 9, 16, 23 Palisade Farmers’ Market Located in the heart of fruit, farm and wine country, the Palisade Sunday Farmers Market offers farm-fresh produce, ranch-raised meats, homemade crafts, music, delicious foods and so much more! 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | W. 3rd St. & Main St., Palisade | 464-5602