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New Summer Schedules at Valley Farmers' Markets

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Summer in the Valley means wearing more sunscreen, drinking extra water and wide-brimmed hats. It also means tomatoes, corn, cukes and summer squash -- all the luscious summer vegetables we dream about all winter as we down those roots and greens.

Those farmers are our there bustin' their butts in the freaking hot sun to bring you these heat-loving eats. Do your mouth a favor and load up on these treats - they're so good right now.

It's business as usual at the farmers' markets during summer, except for the following changes we found:

Chandler: The Chandler Farmers' Market with have limited vendors throughout summer but they say after September, they'll be running a full schedule. For more information: dccp@downtownchandler.org.

Glendale: The Wednesday evening Twilight Market starts this weekend and goes through September. Find Tonopah Rob's Farmer's Market at the Stock Shop 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Sunday.

Goodyear: Sundays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. find Tonopah Rob's Farmers Market open throughout summer.

Litchfield Park: The Wigwam Farmers' Market will remain open for the summer due to winter's success and customer feedback. Summer hours will be 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. every Sunday through September 2011.

Mesa: Mesa Community Farmers' Market summer hours are in effect. Come by Fridays 9 a.m. to noon.

Peoria: Momma's Organic Market is closed for the season.

Phoenix: The Roadrunner Farmers' Market's new summer hours start this Saturday June 5th 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. - come early to beat the heat and get the best stuff! The Ahwatukee Farmers' Market summer hours are in effect. Come by Sundays 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to see your favorite vendors. Vincent's Camelback Market is closed for the season. The Downtown Phoenix Public Market summer hours are in effect - 8 a.m. to noon.

Scottsdale: ASU Skysong is closed for the summer. The Old Town Farmers' Market is moving indoors. The Scottsdale Stadium Summer Market at Osborn and Drinkwater starts this Friday June 4th 8 a.m. - Noon. The North Scottsdale Farmers' Market starts summer hours (7 a.m. - 11 a.m.) this weekend.

Surprise: Riverboat Farms Market is open Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon. Contact Tonopah Rob for more info.

Tempe: Farmers' Market at ASU is closed until August 30th. The McClintock Fountains Farmers' Market begins summer hours (7 a.m. - 11 a.m.) this weekend.

For a complete list of markets with contact information, please check out the foodconnect.org site and scroll down to Maricopa County for all the local market info.

If we've missed an update at any of the markets, please drop us a line.

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