Your Guide to Leafy Greens

Guide to Greens
With so many fresh leafy greens this time of year, we’re helping you navigate the market with your Guide to Leafy Greens. Discover the different varieties you can shop, best practices for storing greens and easy recipe suggestions. Click to download or pick up your guide Saturday at the Market. Read the full story »

Community Blood Drive


Citrus Season

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It is officially winter and that means it is citrus season. Shop the market each Saturday to pick up oranges, lemons, apples and more.  While all these are delicious on their own and ready to eat, here are a few recipes to inspire you to try a new way to prepare citrus.


Citrus Recipes

Citrus Salsa
Orange Salad with Arugula
Citrusy Beet and Goat Cheese Chickpea Salad

Phoestivus Donation Drive

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Bookmans Entertainment Exchange is collecting donations for Native American Connections Homebase Emergency Housing this holiday season. Help us give back and provide items of need. Please bring donations to #phoestivus including:
*Body Wash
*Razors (men/women)
*Toothpaste & Brushes
*Shampoo and Conditioner
*Feminine Hygiene (maxi pads/tampons)
Bring your donations to the Bookmans Booth on Mckinley Street at Phoestivus and receive one of kind gift wrapping courtesy of the Bookmans Phoenix and Bookmans Mesa team!
More details online here.

Crop Of The Week: Radish

radishes1. First cultivated in China, radish crops spread through the Northern Hemisphere and into Europe in the 1500s. Radishes had reached Massachusetts by 1629.
2. Radishes are a great low-cal snack; one cup of sliced radishes has only 19 calories.
3. There are 5 main varieties: Red Globe, Black, Daikons, White Icicles, and CA Mammoth White.
4. Because they grow rapidly, radish plants are ideal for children’s gardens. It only takes 25 days to grow from seed to eating plant.
5. The vitamin C in radishes, along with zinc and phosphorus can help you fight skin dryness, acne, and rashes. The high water content in radishes also helps hydrate the skin
6. Radishes are high in potassium, which can help lower your blood pressure.
7. Chock full of vitamins A, C, E, B6, potassium, and other minerals, radishes can give your whole body an immunity boost.

Easy Radish Recipes

Simple Roasted Radishes
Radish Leaf Pesto
Cinnamon Sugar Radish Chips 
Arugula and Radish Salad 

The Yeti Express


This year, Phoestivus is partnering with the Arizona Center for parking. Park in the Arizona Center garage and take our free shuttle, “The Yeti Express” to Phoestivus. The shuttle will be on a constant loop between Phoestivus and the Arizona Center.

Pick-up/Drop-Off areas:
– Arizona Center Valet area on 3rd St (between Corner Bakery and Hooters)
– The northwest corner of 1st St & Pierce

Garage location:
455 North 3rd Street, Phoenix, 85004
Enter at the SW corner of 5th St. & Fillmore
Parking rate $4/hour

Enjoy dinner or drinks at an AZ Center restaurant and get validated for 2 hours of parking!

10th Annual Phoestivus

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Five Reasons To Give


Donate in honor of GivingTuesday, help support our programs at the weekly farmers market. From fresh foods to free workshops for the whole family, your donation has a real impact on building a healthy community.

Even small donations can have big effects, we encourage you to show you support however you can.

Kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire the people around us to collaborate in improving our local community. Five reasons to donate. Share the causes you care about and tag #unselfie


Giving Tuesday | December 3rd


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Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3rd.  It inspires people to give generously to nonprofits making our state stronger, creating a thriving community for all.

Phoenix Public Market, a year-round, weekly farmers market in downtown Phoenix is a program of 501c3 organization Community Food Connections. Community Food Connections mission is to create a community gathering place by supporting small farmers and businesses that strengthen sustainable food systems and produce healthy products for the local community. We place an emphasis on supporting local produce, products, and ingredients.

Give Dollars

Give back in impactful ways to the organizations and causes you support. Donate in honor of GivingTuesday.  Kick-off the holiday giving season and inspire the people around us to collaborate in improving our local community.

Give Time

By volunteering at the market on Saturdays, you can give something back, make a difference to the people around you, develop new skills, and learn more about issues affecting your community. The right volunteer opportunity can help you reduce stress, find friends, and even advance your career. Volunteer for Phoestivus December 12th and 19th!

Give Goods

We’re hosting a FUNDrive at the market on December 7th. Clean out your closets and help the farmers market! Whether you’ve been watching Marie Kondo tidy up, or determined to divert waste this season – get inspired to bring donations to the market. We’re collecting your gently used clothing, linens, and soft accessories for our FUNDrive.

Give Voice

When we share our generosity, we inspire others to give back too. Share how and why you’re giving back on GivingTuesday by posting your #UNselfie on social media. Tag @phxpublicmarket #lettucematdowntown By lending your voice to advocate for the causes and issues we care about, we can all be activists who affect the kind of change that makes our world a better place.

How does my donation make an impact?

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Crop of the Week: Carrots

1. The carrot originated some 5000 years ago in Middle Asia around Afghanistan, and slowly spread into the Mediterranean area.
2. The first carrots were white, purple, red, yellow, green and black – not orange.
3. Carrots were first grown as a medicine not a food.
4. Researchers at the USDA found that those who consumed 2 carrots a day were able to lower their cholesterol levels about 20 percent due to a soluble fiber found in carrots called calcium pectate.

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