This weekend the market was humming with energy as everyone enjoyed strollingthrough and grabbing their favorite fresh local items from honey, to fruits and veggies and everything in between. We celebrated our one year anniversary at the Saturday market as well and we’d like to thank you all for making the market the success it [...]
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As the weather begins to cool down, Uptown Farmer’s Market is heating up with our new weekly Chef demonstrations called the Neighborhood Chef Series. Each week we will be featuring a local Chef from the neighborhood to whip up something fresh, beautiful, seasonal and using local products from the market. This is a great way [...]
Have you been to Gertrude’s at the Desert Botanical Gardens? Sure the plants are spectacular, but equally matched is the quality of Executive Chef Matt Taylor’s cuisine. Gertrude’s is worth a visit even if you’re not going to the garden. One of the Valley’s most revered chefs, he slugged it out in the heat at [...]
Our Summer Chef Series has been an incredibly rewarding experience for us here at the market. For eight weeks we have witnessed, first-hand, the strength of our local community and the uniting force of food. From the farmers and vendors to the restaurant chef demos to the enthusiastic market shoppers, none would exist without the [...]
Our vendors don’t just sell great products, they can cook, too! Chef David Antonelli of Holy Mackerel Fresh Seafood jumped into the demo booth this weekend with a helpful C-CAP student from Camelback High School. Their mission was to feature fresh, local ingredients from the market in a dish that marketeers could make at [...]
Chef Justin Beckett of Beckett’s Table and Southern Rail is owed a bit of extra credit in our ongoing Summer Chef Series at the market. He was the one to offer up the idea of hosting local chefs at the market to demo farm fresh ingredients. His creative idea has now become the tastiest [...]
Crowds gathered inside our market facilities at North Phoenix Baptist Church for our fifth installment of the Summer Chef Series. Chef Ben Graham of Citizen Public House charmed the audience and demonstrated how market ingredients can be used to make beautifully composed, easy-to-make dishes for the dinner table. Inspired from the menu at Citizen Public House, [...]
What do you get when you mix fresh avocados, McClendon’s Select produce, Sogno Toscano olive oil and Homeboy’s Habanero Sauce? The perfect guacamole for dipping Mama Chelo’s chips and Noble Bread. That’s exactly what we enjoyed this week at the demo booth with Chef Owner of Otro Cafe, Doug Robson. His guacamole was chock full of [...]
It was a warm one this weekend, but that didn’t keep our marketeers away. We credit our exceptional vendors along with the convenient parking and location provided by North Phoenix Baptist Church. Keeping things exciting, Chef Wade Simpson from Bistro on Wheels set up a demo station and showed an enthusiastic crowd how to use market [...]
A day at Uptown Farmers Market means you have a bevy of exceptional produce and local products, but sometimes it’s hard to know what to do with it all. That’s why we’ve enlisted the help of the pros, local chefs, to create dishes featuring market products in live demonstrations, right in the middle of the Saturday [...]