The Fruit-Land Market – beloved, nostalgic, and symbolic of an older, rawer Tucson – will close on May 1st due to the sale of the property.
The Fruit-Land Market received little press, but for those curious about the quaint market with the spray-painted signage, here’s what’s available:
Quick Fruit-Land Market facts:
- Owner Larry Green took over the market in 1962
- Mr. Green worked for previous owner for $1 per hour
- Market operated by Mr. Green and wife, Joan
- The Greens lived in a house attached to the market and will sell their summer home in Detroit to purchase a permanent Tucson home