Farmers Market 2018

The abundance of fresh produce might be one of the best parts of summer. Did you know that you can get a wide variety of produce, including items grown right here in Utah, in our produce department? We’re excited to announce the return of our Eat Fresh, Eat Local farmers markets. Starting July 11th, you’ll be able to get fresh, Utah grown produce right in our store every day of the week. Saturday’s we’ll add some personality to our produce with a farmers market tent sale in our parking lot and some special guests—our growers! Each week our farmers and growers will be at different locations to say hello and talk about their produce from 9 a.m.-noon (see schedule below).

Our in-store and Saturday farmers markets will include a wide variety of items including:

  • Tomatoes
  • Radishes
  • Beets
  • Kale
  • Peas
  • Cherries
  • Zucchini
  • Yellow Squash
  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Peaches
  • And more!

The selection will only grow as the summer goes on and more crops become ripe. We’ll see you at the store!

July 14

  • Castle Valley Tomatoes – Cedar City

July 28

  • Castle Valley Tomatoes – Cedar City

August 11

  • Thayne Farms – Price
  • Heirlooms and More- Cedar City

August 18

  • Heirlooms and More- Richfield

August 25

  • Yak Honey – Price

September 1

  • Thayne Farms- Price

Click here to learn more about our growers.

Farmers Market 2018

The abundance of fresh produce might be one of the best parts of summer. Did you know that you can get a wide variety of produce, including items grown right here in Utah, in our produce department? We’re excited to announce the return of our Eat Fresh, Eat Local farmers markets. Starting July 11th, you’ll be able to get fresh, Utah grown produce right in our store every day of the week. Saturday’s we’ll add some personality to our produce with a farmers market tent sale in our parking lot and some special guests—our growers! Each week our farmers and growers will be at different locations to say hello and talk about their produce from 9 a.m.-noon (see schedule below).

Our in-store and Saturday farmers markets will include a wide variety of items including:

  • Tomatoes
  • Radishes
  • Beets
  • Kale
  • Peas
  • Cherries
  • Zucchini
  • Yellow Squash
  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Peaches
  • And more!

The selection will only grow as the summer goes on and more crops become ripe. We’ll see you at the store!

July 14

  • McFarland Farms – Centerville

July 28

  • McFarland Farms – Bountiful

Click here to learn more about our growers.

Farmers Market 2018

The abundance of fresh produce might be one of the best parts of summer. Did you know that you can get a wide variety of produce, including items grown right here in Utah, in our produce department? We’re excited to announce the return of our Eat Fresh, Eat Local farmers markets. Starting July 11th, you’ll be able to get fresh, Utah grown produce right in our store every day of the week. Saturday’s we’ll add some personality to our produce with a farmers market tent sale in our parking lot and some special guests—our growers! Each week our farmers and growers will be at different locations to say hello and talk about their produce from 9 a.m.-noon.

Our in-store and Saturday farmers markets will include a wide variety of items including:

  • Tomatoes
  • Radishes
  • Beets
  • Kale
  • Peas
  • Cherries
  • Zucchini
  • Yellow Squash
  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Peaches
  • And more!

The selection will only grow as the summer goes on and more crops become ripe. We’ll see you at the store!

Click here to learn more about our growers.

Farmers Market 2018

The abundance of fresh produce might be one of the best parts of summer. Did you know that you can get a wide variety of produce, including items grown right here in Utah, in our produce department? We’re excited to announce the return of our Eat Fresh, Eat Local farmers markets. Starting July 11th, you’ll be able to get fresh, Utah grown produce right in our store every day of the week. Saturday’s we’ll add some personality to our produce with a farmers market tent sale in our parking lot and some special guests—our growers! Each week our farmers and growers will be at different locations to say hello and talk about their produce from 9 a.m.-noon (see schedule below).

Our in-store and Saturday farmers markets will include a wide variety of items including:

  • Tomatoes
  • Radishes
  • Beets
  • Kale
  • Peas
  • Cherries
  • Zucchini
  • Yellow Squash
  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Peaches
  • And more!

The selection will only grow as the summer goes on and more crops become ripe. We’ll see you at the store!

August 11

  • Yak Honey- Park City

August 18

  • Hatfield Farms- American Fork

Click here to learn more about our growers.

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Farmers Market 2018

The abundance of fresh produce might be one of the best parts of summer. Did you know that you can get a wide variety of produce, including items grown right here in Utah, in our produce department? We’re excited to announce the return of our Eat Fresh, Eat Local farmers markets. Starting July 11th, you’ll be able to get fresh, Utah grown produce right in our store every day of the week. Saturday’s we’ll add some personality to our produce with a farmers market tent sale in our parking lot and some special guests—our growers! Each week our farmers and growers will be at different locations to say hello and talk about their produce from 9 a.m.-noon (see schedule below).

Our in-store and Saturday farmers markets will include a wide variety of items including:

  • Tomatoes
  • Radishes
  • Beets
  • Kale
  • Peas
  • Cherries
  • Zucchini
  • Yellow Squash
  • Watermelon
  • Cantaloupe
  • Peaches
  • And more!

The selection will only grow as the summer goes on and more crops become ripe. We’ll see you at the store!

July 14

  • McMullin Orchards – Spanish Fork
  • East Farms – Providence

July 21

  • Bangerter Farms – Murray
  • Johnson Farms – Holladay
  • Chavez Farms – Orem

July 28

  • Chavez Farms – Orem

August 4

  • Guerra Farms – Pleasant Grove
  • Bangerter Farms – South Ogden
  • Ogden Bay Farms – Murray

August 11

  • Guerra Farms – Pleasant Grove

August 18

  • East Farms – West Jordan

August 25

  • Rojas Farms – Spanish Fork
  • Ogden Bay Farms – Murray

September 1

  • McMullin Farms – Orem
  • Hatfield Farms – Provo

Click here to learn more about our growers.

Ice Cream Brownie Cupcakes

A rich chocolate brownie topped with ice cream and whipped cream. Try out this tasty recipe to cool down any summer day.

What you’ll need:

  • Brownie Mix
  • Red Button Vintage Creamery Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
  • Whipped Cream
  • Toppings: sprinkles, fudge, caramel, chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 F. Make brownies according to package. Grease 12 ct. two muffin tins and pour 2 TBSP of batter into each tin. Bake for 10 minutes. Let brownies cool completely. Once cooled scoop ice cream on top of each brownie until muffin tin is full. Cover with saran wrap and aluminum foil and place in freezer for a few hours or overnight. Remove each cupcake by running knife around edge of each tin. Top with whipped cream and any additional toppings you desire.

Perfect for any birthday, holiday or special occasion. ENJOY!

Choosing the Best Produce

Choosing the best fruits or vegetables at the market shouldn’t be a mystery! Take the guess work out when you are shopping and follow these simple guidelines to pick the best of our favorite summer-time produce!

– Watermelons – Pick one that sounds hollow. You don’t want a ping (underripe) or a thud (overripe).

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– Avocados, Peaches and Nectarines- choose firm, no bruising, nice colors. A little softer can be good though, as it will be a little sweeter.

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– Cantaloupe – Look for a firm button, and you want to be able to smell the actual melon when you bring it close to your nose.

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– Cherries – Darker color means sweeter. Look for firmer ones.

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– Pineapple – It’s all about the color! Pineapples do not ripen after they are harvested, so the more yellow, the riper. Get a grip on the stem, if it’s very easy to pull out, it’s overripe. Too hard, underripe. Find a good middle ground.

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And, if you have any hesitations, feel free to ask any of our produce experts! We are sure to lead you into the right direction and always happy to help!

Healthy Banana Split

Try this healthy twist on the classic banana split.

 

Ingredients:

1 banana

2 scoops of your favorite yogurt

Optional toppings:

Raspberries

Blueberries

Almonds, cashews, or walnuts

 

Directions:

Slice your banana down the middle so that it looks like an open boat. Fill with yogurt. Top with your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

Rolled Ice Cream

Make delicious rolled ice cream at home! It’s fun to make and fun to eat.

What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • pinch of salt
  • mix-ins & toppings

Whisk heavy cream, condensed milk and salt in medium bowl until combined. Pour mixture into large cookie sheet. Add in any mix-ins–fruit, sprinkles, chocolate chips, candy, etc. Stir mix-ins into the cream mixture. Place in freezer for 4 hours. Remove baking sheet from freezer. Use a frozen metal spatula to roll up the ice cream in rows along baking sheet. Place rolled up ice cream in bowl. Top with desired toppings. Enjoy!

Fried Ice Cream

Deep. Fried. Ice Cream.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream
  • 6 cups cornflakes, crushed
  • 2 tbs ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbs granulated sugar
  • Toppings:
  • Hot fudge
  • Whipped cream

Directions:

Scoop 4-inch scoop of ice cream onto plastic wrap. Wrap tightly and freeze for 3 hours. Repeat as many times as possible.

Mix cornflakes, cinnamon and sugar in a shallow bowl. Take ice cream scoops out of freezer individually, roll in cornflakes mixture, re-wrap in a new sheet of plastic wrap, and freeze for 1 hour.

Heat oil in deep fryer or large stock pot to 350 degrees. Remove ice cream from freezer one at a time and deep fry for 1 minute. Serve immediately and top with hot fudge and whipped cream.