The City of Indian Wells has some exciting news coming. The community is about to get its very own Certified Farmers Market. The market will be held Thursdays from 8 am-2 pm October through May, with the first day beginning January 7th, 2021. It will be located at The Villages Shopping center 74895 Highway 111.
The participants in the first Certified Farmers Market of Indian Wells include well-known local vendors and new certified producers to the valley. These farmers include Finca Bonita who produces a variety of vegetables; Patterson Family Farms which provides organic fresh chicken and eggs; and Black Sheep Farms who grow specialty beans and vegetables. These farmers are excited to be able to bring the fruits of their labor to the Coachella Valley for the first time. We will also host local favorites Canyon Creek Mushrooms, Fabies Honey, Coachella Urban Valley Farms Microgreens, Petaluma Creamery Cheese and Butter, Bautista Dates, and Seeds of Life Nursery Plants.
We are excited to have other wonderful fresh food available to the public made by amazing chefs and prepackaged and ready to take home and enjoy. We have the local Pasta Syndicate which has a variety of handmade pastas, lasagnas, and desserts. The Tamale Guy who makes the most delicious handmade tamales of all kinds; Hook and Line Wild Caught Alaskan Fish; Nora’s Empanadas which hails from Temecula and comes in a variety of flavors; Local bakery L’Artisan Bakery with amazing bread and pastries; Parmigiano Reggianno makes delicious salads, spreads, dips, and chips; Cherry’s Famous Rugelach which is a Russian Jewish Pastry made fresh each morning; Wellness Cooking has Vegan and Vegetarian Eastern European foods; The Biscotti Lady is a true Italian cookie and dessert of various kinds. Mine Train Smokery will be brand new to the desert with their amazing smoked BBQ and sides served frozen and chilled for take home ready to eat. Acapulco Pico will provide you with a full menu of hot sauces, salsas, guacamole, and chips.
Finally we have a few artisan vendors that provide you with locally handmade goods. Peurr Soap is a goat’s milk and olive oil soap with artisan wash cloths, and beard oil. Michael Volpone Silver Smithing makes custom leather goods, silver and gold jewelry as well as many of his own designs. The Ronin Edge will be there to sharpen all of your knives and tools and sell you amazing custom cutlery. Epic Health Co will provide you with organic small batch nano hemp CBD for you and your pets.
We would like to thank Burrtec Waste & Recycling Services, specifically Valerie Ward for their generous discount in the cost of the solar powered restrooms they are providing. A special thanks to the Villages Shopping Center and Lee and Associates property management for giving us a home to operate. Also, big thanks to the City of Indian Wells for making it possible. We are thrilled to see this hard work come to fruition into a beautiful essential event for a community that needs us.
For more information please contact market owner Christiana Green 951-551-6233