Hard-to-find Asian foods, fruits, produce, teas, spices, snacks and seasonings soon will be a little more difficult to come by in Tucson when the 17th Street Farmers Market closes.
Get fresh, locally grown produce today from 3-5 p.m. at the El Pueblo Farmers Market, 101 W. Irvington Road.
Maria Anemone, from nearby Canyon Pass, looks at produce from the Earth Made Farmers Market at Dove Mountain in the Highlands, Marana. Vendors Roberto Rubio, center, and Gilbert Mejias staff the produce tables.
Musician Doug Hancock uses a unique blend of live performance and live multitracking background singing to provide music at the Earth Made Farmers Market.
Alexis Haydt, left, and her aunt Christina Haydt look at some homemade scarves at the Rainy Arizona booth at the Earth Made Farmers Market, 4949 W. Heritage Club Blvd.
Oranges and apples are among the fresh produce for sale at the Earth Made Farmers Market at Dove Mountain in the Highlands. The market runs Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Josh Dumas, farm manager for RichCrest Farms near Dragoon, talks about the different types of apples for sale at his table at the Rincon Country East RV Resort Farmer's Market. The market opened in November and is put on by FoodInRoot. It runs Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through the winter.
Whole tomatoes and sliced samples are ready for buyers at the Grammy's Gardens booth.
Bottles of hot pepper vinegar and a jar of nutty chipotle salsa are for sale at the RichCrest Farms' table.
Nina Di Leo, left, and Mary Archey sample some of the fruit jams and pickled products for sale from Mary's Kitchen.
Marquita Phounsavath works her dough as she prepares Indian tacos with her husband, Nick.
There will be a Mesquite Harvesting Workshop today at 4 p.m. at the Santa Cruz River Farmer's Market, 100 S. Avenida del Convento.
The El Pueblo Farmers Market is at El Rio Health Center parking lot, 101 W. Irvington Road. 3-5 p.m. Free. 882-3313.
Tourists flock to the Santa Fe farmers market at the Rail Yard.
The orange boots of Shari Aslaksen are appropriate for the pumpkin festival at St. Philip's Plaza, which included growers from Amado's Double Creek Ranch and Willcox's Robbs Family Farm.
Pumpkin festivals "help promote the markets and draw people," organizer Ed Dubis said. The event will be held again Saturday at St. Philip's.
Pumpkins were the theme Saturday at the St. Philip's Plaza
Sandi Deatherage (SANDI DEATHERAGE), left, gets change back at Kenn Goldman (KENN GOLDMAN)'s Dragoon Cafe booth at the first farmers market held at the American Legion McCulloch-Wagner Post 109 (McCULLOCH-WAGNER POST 109) on July 16, 2010 in Tucson, Ariz. The market will be every Friday at …