Dubai, 27 March 2013: Previously housed at Souk Al Bahar, the Farmer’s Market, which is back for its fourth season this year, is now located at the Terrace of Jumeirah Emirates Towers, close to convenient parking, under a shaded avenue of palm trees, with the stunning gardens and the iconic towers as a backdrop. The market will continue every Friday from 9am until 2pm until the end of the season in early May.
A locally inspired, community-based initiative, the market is dedicated to fresh, locally grown produce and provides a platform to support local farmers who sell their freshly harvested produce directly to the consumers, giving visitors access to some of the freshest goods in the region.
The market contains a variety of organic produce including vegetables, eggs, honey, jams, bread, cakes, beans, pulses and rice. Some of the local farmers include – Al Shuwib Organic Farms, Bufjair Trading Co. and Rashed Salyem Al Kitby Farm, among others. Baker & Spice provide an array of baked goods, jams and fresh produce direct from their restaurant and Down to Earth Organic Foods showcase pulses, rice, herbs and spices, teas and chutneys, just to name a few.
The market is located next to the Boulevard which is home to many lifestyle, fashion and dining options and provides guests the perfect retreat before or after their food shopping at the market. Sophisticated fitness and relaxation facilities are available for men and woman including Talise Spa, Talise Fitness, N.Bar, Jetset, 1847 Male grooming salon and Plethora Hair.
Jumeirah Emirates Towers has over 15 restaurants, bars and lounges presenting visitors to the market with a diverse selection of contemporary as well as traditional dining destinations. Guests can enjoy a true English breakfast served at The Ivy or buffet breakfast at Mosaico. For lunch, discover inspiration for recipes using the produce at Alfie’s by Dunhill, Al Nafoorah, Tokyo@thetowers, ETSushi, the noodle house and Hakkasan.
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About Jumeirah Emirates Towers:
An architectural masterpiece, Jumeirah Emirates Towers offers luxurious experiences in the heart of UAE’s most dynamic city. Soaring high above the central business and commercial district, Jumeirah Emirates Towers is a dramatic backdrop to Dubai's skyline and a visible statement of the region's growing corporate success. Comprising of two equilateral triangles, this landmark structure is home to an Office Tower, Hotel Tower and shopping Boulevard. The hotel encompasses 400 spacious rooms and suites, 15 world-class restaurants and bars, Talise Fitness, Talise Spa as well as elite shopping and lifestyle attractions at the Boulevard, a unique and prestigious retail destination. Additionally, the award-winning hotel has multiple venues for inspiring events including the grand Godolphin Ballroom seating 500 and 16 Congress and meeting rooms, making it the ideal destination for travellers from all walks of life.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts includes Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi; Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray and Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai; Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives; Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai; Jumeirah Frankfurt in Germany; Jumeirah Grand Hotel via Veneto in Rome; Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa in Mallorca, Spain; Pera Palace Hotel, Jumeirah in Istanbul; as well as Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah Living; the spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management; and Sirius, its global loyalty programme.
For further information please contact:
Assistant Marketing and Communications Manager
Sheikh Zayed Road, PO Box 72127
Dubai, united Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 319 8523
Fax: +9714 330 3888
Visit us: www.jumeirah.com