Midtown Farmers Market Returns to U-Haul Campus in Phoenix

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Dates set for February, March and April events with 50-plus vendors serving Midtown patrons on their lunch breaks

PHOENIX (Feb. 7, 2019) — U-Haul International invites the public and neighboring Phoenix businesses to the monthly Midtown Farmers Market, now in its second year of offering a vibrant shopping setting while supporting Arizona’s famers and entrepreneurs.

The next event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Dates are posted for the March and April events as well.

More than 50 local vendors will be stationed on the U-Haul Midtown Campus along Roanoke Avenue, just east of Central Avenue. Vendors will feature sizzling lunch specials, fresh produce, handcrafted sauces, Arizona-made goods and much more.

U-Haul® organized the farmers market in 2018 after recognizing that Midtown Phoenix lacked such an event. The farmers market aligns with the Company’s endorsement of healthy living and sustainable practices.

“The Midtown Farmers Market hosted by U-Haul has returned for its second year, and we are happy to welcome our neighbors in the name of local food and healthy living,” stated Monique Wantland, U-Haul wellness program manager. “It offers people the luxury of completing their weekly grocery shopping on their lunch breaks.”

  • WHAT: Midtown Farmers Market hosted by U-Haul
  • WHERE: 2727 Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

  • TIME: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

  • DATES: Upcoming events Feb. 12, March 26 and April 16

 

  • PARKING: Paid lot 85 E. Thomas Road Parking, behind Panera Bread

City of Phoenix police officers will attend the Feb. 12 event to offer information on the Bicycle Registration Program, bicycle safety and laws of the road.

“The Bike ID event at the Midtown Farmers Market is in anticipation of the City of Phoenix’s Bike to Work Day of April 17,” Wantland noted. “U-Haul Team Members will be joining the City of Phoenix staff on April 17 for a bike ride and breakfast to commemorate Bike to Work Day, which promotes physical fitness.”

U-Haul charity partners St. Vincent de Paul, Andre House and St. Mary’s Food Bank will benefit from the upcoming Midtown Farmers Markets. A portion of the proceeds from each event go to that month’s charity partner. Information on the nonprofit receiving help will be available.

About U-Haul

Since 1945, U-Haul has been the No. 1 choice of do-it-yourself movers, with a network of more than 21,000 locations across all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. U-Haul Truck Share 24/7 now offers customers access to U-Haul trucks every hour of every day through the self-service options on their internet-connected mobile devices. U-Haul customers’ patronage has enabled the U-Haul fleet to grow to 161,000 trucks, 118,000 trailers and 42,000 towing devices. U-Haul offers nearly 632,000 rooms and 55.2 million square feet of self-storage space at owned and managed facilities throughout North America. U-Haul is the largest installer of permanent trailer hitches in the automotive aftermarket industry and is the largest retailer of propane in the U.S.

 Contact:

 

Andrea Batchelor

Jeff Lockridge

E-mail: publicrelations@uhaul.com

Phone: 602-263-6981

Website: uhaul.com

 
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