KFOX14 - kfoxtv.com - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. Downtown Artist and Farmers Market boosts local economyBy: Jamel ValenciaEL PASO, Texas - Local businesses that have set up shop at the Downtown Artist and Farmers Market have brought millions into the El Paso economy.The market has an economic impact of over $2.4 million annually, said Rebecca Munoz, Artist Market coordinator.The money-making market opened in October 2011 as an artist market, but in 2013, event organizers added the; farm-produce component.Since the launch of the farmers market, attendance and sales have increased dramatically, said Munoz.Munoz says the growth indicates a demand for locally grown produce, baked goods and arts and crafts. The market happens every Saturday in the Union Plaza District from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.