When Kevin and I travel I love to search out the local farmers market. Touring a local Farmers Market gets you out there with the locals and it’s fun to see what is in season where you are traveling.
Last November we went to Scottsdale and had the opportunity to check out Singh Farms. This local market is open on Saturdays and they sell beautiful local produce but they also display it all beautifully. The setting is right on a nice green golf course where you can sit and enjoy a bite while soaking in the sun and the view.
The produce was perfectly delicious looking. Ranging from beets, cabbages, peppers, eggplants, pumpkins, potatoes, onions, garlic, squash, okra and so on. The giant plump golden beets would be perfect in my Colorful Beet Salad.
Had I had more time in Arizona I would have loved to have bought these beautiful purple okra for my tasty Gumbo!
The fun produce here in the desert was the assortment of citrus, which of course we don’t have back home. They have a few types of Lemons including these Eureka Lemons. The Eureka Lemon produces pink-fleshed lemons and the young lemons’ exteriors are yellow with green stripes!
They had Meyer Lemons which were beautiful and a bit bigger than ones that grow on my tree at home. These would be great in my Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake.
Other products they sell were the beautiful freshly baked breads. We bought a baguette which was delicious, crunchy crust and soft interior.
They sell a variety of beautiful locally produced honey as well.
A few of the unique products were dried Artichokes which you make a tea from ( I bought but have yet to create the tea). The Artichoke is suppose to have the ability to significantly lower blood glucose, who knew!
Also I bought a jar of Prickly Pear Cactus Jelly as well as this powdered Moringa. Moringa is a leaf that is dried and ground up. The health benefits of this are that is is suppose to fight inflammation, reduce diabetes symptoms, supports brain health, and protects the liver, all things we can all use help with!
I have been using 1teaspoon in my morning oatmeal, it does make the oatmeal green but after your first try you don’t taste anything. The first time it does taste a little ‘green’ herbaceous.
The setting is pleasant for being in the middle of the desert.