Unique New Specialty Grocery Store Opens at The Market Place

The Market Place has announced that Garden Patch Farmers Market has opened on the Irvine side of the retail center, near Target.

An ideal store to help prepare for Super Bowl parties and other celebrations in the New Year, Garden Patch Farmers Market offers a unique grocery concept with fresh produce, including a wide selection of organic produce.

The store features a gourmet deli with everything from Boarshead deli meat, cheese, fresh cold salad, dip, salsa, and signature sandwiches, fresh rotisserie chicken and take and heat items. There is also a salad bar with fresh homemade soup. Garden Patch also offers a wide array of wine and specialty beer, a full service floral department, and a variety of gourmet gift baskets that make perfect holiday gifts.

Garden Patch Farmers Market will also offer cooking demonstrations. The store is open Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Garden Patch Farmers Market can be reached at (714) 508-7700 or visit their website at

The Market Place will welcome 2007 with additional new tenants, including Danny’s Family Hand Wash, which will open in February adjacent to Home Depot. In the spring, additional openings will include Taco Rosa, the popular local Mexican restaurant; Active Ride, offering a large variety of skateboards and snowboards as well as footwear and apparel; and Loehmann’s Nexxt, featuring junior’s and women’s apparel and accessories.

The Market Place, owned by The Irvine Company, is located off the Santa Ana (5) Freeway and Jamboree Road in Irvine and Tustin. The Market Place offers
1.6 million square feet of more than 120 shopping and dining choices. For more information, visit

The Irvine Company is a privately held company based in Newport Beach, California. The company’s retail portfolio includes Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum Center, The Market Place and 33 neighborhood and community centers in Newport Beach, Irvine and Tustin.