There’s nothing better than heading out to buy fresh produce from local farmers. It’s great to shop amidst East Valley neighbors and chat about crops with the growers. Each of these markets is less than 30 minutes from Cadence at Gateway and offer a wide variety of local produce and charm. We’ll meet you there!   Mesa Farmers Market carries a variety of fresh produce, making it one of the leading farmers markets in the East Valley Gilbert Farmers Market Saturdays, except Nov. 18, Dec. 30 during 2017. Oct. – March: 8 a.m. – noon. April – Sept.: 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. In the Park and Ride just west of the Water Tower in Downtown Gilbert With over 60 vendors during the summer and close to 100 in the fall, the market offers locally grown produce from nearby farms and local Arizona food producers. Plus, the kids can play in the splash pad at the water tower. Gilbert Farmers Market is one of the top farmers markets in the East Valley, according to Cadence at Gateway. San Tan Valley Farmers Market 2nd Saturday of the month beginning Nov. 11 7 a.m. until sold out 2505 E. Germann Road, San Tan Valley (Jo Combs High School) Fresh product from local farms and more! Purchase up to 60 lbs. of produce fro $10. A real community effort.  San Tan Valley Farmers Market , one of the top farmers markets in the East Valley Downtown Chandler Farmers Market Thursdays October – April 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Dr. A.J. Chandler Park EAST, 3 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler, (near the First Credit Union Building) Jeff Scott Farms and One Windmill Farms are the main produce suppliers and about 30 other vendors participate. Accepts WIC Cash-Value Vouchers. They also showcase local talent, including children’s programs and music. Details on their website. Rays Farmers Market at The Barn at Power Ranch Wednesdays 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. 3685 E. Autumn Drive, Gilbert (1/2 mile south of Pecos on Ranch House Parkway) Ray’s Market strives to develop relationships between local farmers, food crafters, artisans and local businesses. Enjoy food trucks, locals produce, crafts and products set by a lake with a picnic area.  Gilbert Farmers market carries fresh eggs, which makes it one of the best farmers markets in the East Valley, according to Cadence at Gateway Superstition Ranch Farmers Markets Open 7 days a week in two locations Opens 7:30 a.m. 4755 E. Main St., Mesa 7 N. 114th St., Apache Junction The family-owned Superstition Ranch Farmers Markets are in two permanent locations and boast fresh produce, clean stores and excellent customer service. They have been an East Valley staple for more than 50 years!   Interested in more tips for living in the East Valley or updates on Mesa’s newest master-planned community? Sign up at