A new farmers market opened for business last week, offering straight-from-the-farm produce to Las Vegans. The Fremont East District farmers market offers 12-plus tables of Southern Nevada fruits and vegetables.
Here in Southern Nevada, you could say the desert is a barren wasteland where nothing grows. Wrong! Some folks say you can grow orchards in the desert and they're here to prove it! Three master gardeners tell us the secrets to backyard gardens: growing in 120-degree weather, planting tomatoes in an apartment, and how they're getting children and low-income seniors to grow their own food.