Thursday, August 9, 2012

Sunflower Farmers Market Is Now Sprouts Farmers Market

Posted By on Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 3:00 PM

beer_and_sprouts_009.JPG

I stopped in at Sunflower Farmers Market out on Orange Grove Road the other day only to find a new sign indicating that Sprouts Farmers Market now runs the place. It looks like the other Sunflower locations in Tucson are following suit as well.

Inside, everything seemed calm and like it's always been, but signs of change were afoot. Employees were donning their new Sprouts gear and signs assured shoppers that while things were going to be somewhat different, there would still be a commitment to quality.

I like the Sunflower/Sprouts model of grocery store, especially when you compare it to just about any other large grocery chain out there. I realize it bears no resemblance to a real farmers' market - in a way, I don't think they should even be allowed to call themselves one - but the food and drink selection is far better than at the Super Walmart or Safeway.

But hey, Sprouts, how about setting up a program to sell lots of stuff actually produced in and around Tucson? Maybe even just a section of one aisle where we can find things made by local Tucsonans? And, please put in a growler-filling station like they've installed at Whole Foods. Thank you.

Tags: , , ,

Comments (9)

Showing 1-9 of 9

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-9 of 9

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Adam Borowitz

  • Independent Spirit

    Independent Distillery celebrates first year with boutique gin made at downtown distiller
    • Sep 8, 2016
  • More »
Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2017: LIVE ACTION

Catch all of this year’s Oscar nominated short films on the big screen! Predict the winners and… More

@ Loft Cinema Tue., Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 25, 2 p.m. 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation