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Woman’s dream comes alive at Bisbee café

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Wind down Tombstone Road into quirky Bisbee and you will come across the famous “Iron Man” statue. Look directly across from the Iron Man and there you will see Bisbee’s biggest gem. It’s a market full of variety, community, history and love. What once was a courthouse service station in the heart of Historic Bisbee is now High Desert Market and Café. Owner Peyton Tamburo started High Desert Market and Café  in 2000. She began the small storefront by bringing vegetables from her garden and selling them farmer’s market-style in an empty garage. “I just rolled up the garage door and people from the community let me put my vegetables in there,” said Tamburo. “I had to buy a refrigerator after awhile so I put some cheese, and then some and olives, and it just took off from there.”...

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