Summerlin hosts weekly Farmer's Market Tuesdays


Fresh produce and homemade products are available at the weekly Farmers Market in Summerlin. The market brings produce and products from more than a dozen vendors throughout the Western United States, according to Steve Johnson, event coordinator who oversees the Farmer's Market for The Summerlin Council, the nonprofit arm of the Summerlin Community Association dedicated to the social, recreational, cultural and educational enrichment of residents and co-sponsor of the weekly Farmers Market.

Regularly featured items include fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs, homemade salsas and sauces, soaps, lotions and other beauty products, and a variety of crafts from scrapbooks to handcrafted jewelry.

In addition, the Farmers Market features a variety of prepared food items, such as pulled pork and barbecued chicken and ribs at David Brown's Home Cooking, fresh roasted sweet corn at What's Roastin', and a variety of homemade, organic baked goods at Sasa Sweet Treats. Dawg Daze, Baby Brooks Bakery, Sin City Kettle Corn and Zimmerman Bakery are also other food vendors at the Farmers Market.

"Summerlin residents love the culinary creations and fresh produce available at the Farmers Market," Johnson said. "The Gardens Park is one of our most popular venues and definitely the most beautiful."

"The Farmer's Market, which grows in both size and popularity during the fall harvest season, is now in its seventh year," said Lezlie Barnson-DeNardin, community relations director for The Summerlin Council..

Open every Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m., the market is located at The Gardens Park, 10401 Gardens Park Drive near Town Center Drive and Desert Inn Road.

Admission is free. For more information visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com or call 562-CORN.