Farmers’ and Street Market

Town Center South, 9288 Dorchester St.

7/10/2016 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Highlands Ranch Farmers’ and Street Market has become one of the area’s finest. HRCA will be partnering with Denver Farmers’ Market to bring these exceptional markets to Highlands Ranch residents. The Farmers' Market season starts with a plethora of sauces, pastas, flowers, breads, and more.  As produce comes in-season, the market explodes with all the colors, smells, and varieties of Colorado’s bounty.  Select the freshest in breads, fruits, and vegetables for your family to enjoy all season long.  The HRCA Street Market has over 20 vendors and offers treasures will galore!  Browse handbags, accessories, cooking utensils, garden adornments, and much more!  The markets are adjacent to each other, so it will be truly a one-stop shop!

A copy of the 2016 Colorado Farm Fresh Directory will be available at any HRCA facility during the season. 

For vendor information about the market visit the Denver Farmers' Market web site, call 303-809-2865, or Email.

2016 Farmers:
Domenico Farms
Forte Orchards
Galicia Farms
Martindale Farms
Mazzotti Farms & Greenhouses
Mumm Farms

2016 Farmers' and Street Market Vendors:
Ant D's Fine Foods: Jams, jellies, pasteles, bbq, catering. We source and use as much local produce as is available
Azteca Gourmet LLC:
Homemade, lard and gluten free, vegan and vegetarian tamales. Delicious corn masa wrapped in a corn husk filled with a combination of cheeses, sauces, fruits and vegetables
Baba & Pop's Handmade Pierogi:
Handmade pierogi and other Eastern European delights
Bavarian Sausage Express:
Our Wurst is the Best! gourmet sausages, etc.
Big E's BBQ Sauce:
Big E’s BBQ Sauce and Mountain Berry Farms Jams, Jellies, and Preserves
Bijou Creek Vineyards:
Hand crafted wines made using time tested traditions complemented by modern technology. The varieties offer are Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Riesling, Chardonnay and Frontenac
Cecolors & Company:
Soap
Clay Inspirations:
Handmade and wheel-thrown, functional ceramic pottery, oven, microwave and dishwasher safe Unique, decorative pit fired vases
Crepes a GO-GO:
Crepes
Danish Pastries:
Szabolcs Bujdoso
Devil Dog Colorado:
100% Arabica select coffee, slow roasted in the ‘South American’ style -- supporting Marine families, all active and Veteran Military, & Community 1st Responders with each purchase.
Diné Creation:
Handmade jewelry designed and created using materials from natural stones and metals such as turquoise, coal, mother of pearl
Dos Gringos Empanadas: Empanadas

Dragon Wave Designs:

Green Mountain Dips: Dips
High Country Products, Inc:
Water Bottles
Honey Gal:
A unique selection of Premium Rocky Mountain Wildflower Honey, specializing in "Whipped Honeys." Whipped Honeys are a "spreadable" blend of thick Wildflower Honey, blended with natural fruits, nuts, and natural flavors--also a great selection of HoneyStix
International Silver:
Jewelry
Jack Snack Granola: Granola - Maple Nut, Agave Nut and Plain (no nuts)
Juice Plus+:
Whole food Nutrition in capsules and shakes
Leashes Etc.:
Humane pet products for owners who care. Featuring No-Pull harnesses and two dog walkers, unique and effective products that make interactions with your pet more enjoyable
Lindsey Handbags:
Purses and totes
Mama Montoya:
Frozen Pork Green Chile - Medium & Hot, made from our family's 70 year old recipe with 100% fire-roasted, hand peeled Colorado chiles.
Mile High Giardiniera: 
Pickled vegetables
Molly's Barkery:  Dog treats
N&N Cuisine LLC:
Lebanese foods - Spinach, meats pies, za'atar, cheese pizza, hummus, baba ghanoujj, baklawa, flat breads, pita breads, and vegetarian grapes leaves.
Nature's Best CBD: 
Lotion
Never Too Late Dog Training:
Dog Training
New Era Distributing: Baskets & Scarfs
Nuts-to-You:
Nuts
Organic Golden Flax Seed:
Flax Seed
Paint the World:
Tie Dye
Peruvian Ceviche, LLC: 
Food
Renewal by Andersen: Replacement windows that saves on utility costs and protects what counts.  Rocky
Royal Crest Dairy:
Milk
Shawls by Veronika:
Shawls
Skoob Childrens Books:
Children's books for all ages, picture books, chapter books, and poetry all written by Justin Matott and illustrated by awesome artists.
SunPower by Photon Brothers:
Solar
Sweet Viking Candied Peppers:  Peppers
Taspen Organics:
Natural,organic wellness products: herbs, oils, and pure essential oils.
Taste of Salvador:
Food
Tutor Doctor: Providing the tutoring program that best fits your family
Wellness Bridge:
Chiropractic
Wild Alaskan Seafood Products:
Quality Alaskan seafood -- vacuum packed products flown to Colorado and pasta

Shopping Tips* 

  • IT PAYS TO GET UP EARLY – Get to the Market when it opens to find the best selection and the freshest produce.
  • BRING YOUR OWN BAG – Bring your own canvas shopping bag or basket from home.
  • TRY SOMETHING NEW – Buy something you haven’t tried before. The Farmers’ Market is the perfect place to learn about new foods. Vendors will be happy to advise you on how to select and prepare it.
  • BRING A COOLER – Put a cooler in your car to keep food items cool when you buy at the market. They’ll stay fresh while you visit the unique shops and restaurants on the square.
  • ASK QUESTIONS – Make sure to ask questions of the vendors when you see unfamiliar produce. Vendors and farmers love to share their knowledge and can even give you recipes and cooking tips.
  • DRESS COMFORTABLY – Wear walking shoes and dress appropriately for the weather.

Fun Facts About the Food We Eat*

  • Lettuce is a member of the sunflower family.
  • In the US, lettuce is the second most popular fresh vegetable.
  • Apples are a member of the rose family.
  • The name asparagus comes from the Greek language and means “sprout” or “shoot.”
  • Asparagus is a member of the Lily family and is related to onions, leeks, and garlic.
  • Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites!
  • Americans are eating 900% more broccoli than we did 20 years ago.
  • A hive of bees flies over 55,000 miles to bring you one pound of honey. 
  • Honey bee can fly 15 miles per hour.
  • Honey bees must visit 2 million flowers to make one pound of honey.
  • Each honey bee makes 1/12th teaspoon of honey in its lifetime.
  • It takes a combine 9 seconds to harvest enough wheat to make 70 loaves of bread.
  • One bushel of corn will sweeten more than 400 cans of pop.
  • There are about 600 kernels on each ear of corn.
  • Farmers grow corn on every continent except Antarctica.
  • Each American consumes, on average, 53 pounds of bread per year.
  • A family of four could live for 10 years off the bread produced by one acre of wheat.
  • Soy crayons have been created to replace toxic petroleum-wax crayons and are easier to use, brighter in color, and less expensive to product.
  • One acre of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons.

* Borrowed from the Woodstock Farmers Market web site, Woodstock, IL.

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