Summer has officially landed in Tucson, making it more important than ever to stay healthy and hydrated. Luckily the warm summer sun and long days also bring along the best of summer’s sweetest, juiciest, and thirst-busting produce! At Heirloom Farmers Markets first-ever Summer Quench Fest on July 27 and 28 from 8 am to 12 pm, locals can cool down and enjoy the best watermelons, peaches, cucumbers, and tomatoes that our Arizona farmers have to offer. In addition to seasonal samples and glorious summer produce, Summer Quench Fest will be abuzz with live music, Taste of the Market’ fruit sodas, and special deals from many different market vendors. Plus, on Sunday, July 28 festival-goers can experience chef demos from Contigo Latin Kitchen who will be sampling watermelon, tomato, basil salad. This food-centric event is an all-around great way to spend a hot summer day.
•Saturday, July 27 – Rincon Valley Farmers & Artisans Market – 2500 E. Old Spanish Trail, Vail
•Sunday, July 28 – Rillito Park Farmers Market – 4502 N. 1st Ave., Tucson, AZ
Summer Quench Fest is a celebration of the delicious summer crops our local farmers grow to help us beat the summer heat! Come early to enjoy the day’s coolest weather and get the most out of their stay. A hat, reusable bottle of water, and cooler bag always improve hot days at the farmers market. With a little planning and preparation, locals will find that Summer Quench Fest is a wonderful summer event filled with delicious local food, live music, and family fun!