Indian Wells, CA – The New Indian Wells Certified Farmers Market at The Villages Shopping Center
ARTICLE & PHOTOS BY LYNNE TUCKER
The City of Indian Wells has its very own Certified Farmers Market. The market is held Thursdays from 8AM – 2PM through May 2021. It’s 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.
They 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. They 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, they have a few artisan vendors that provide you with locally handmade goods.
Think Thursday Mornings and Visit the Indian Wells Certified farmers Market!