With over 50 certified farmers’ markets throughout the beautiful Bay Area, these markets are a perfect getaway spot to enjoy the tastiest local fruits and vegetables close to home. When making the trip to one of these incredible markets, you are directly contributing to the community and supporting the farmers who locally grow our food. Discover the unique and diverse selection of foods, flowers, and activities in one of the markets below.
- Ferry Plaza Farmers Market | Sat. 8am-2pm | Tues. & Thur. 10am-2pm –
Since 1993, this triweekly market is located at the San Francisco Ferry Building. Rain or shine, this market is known for its diverse and delicious, high-quality products from local California farmers. Each day has different items from different vendors. On Saturdays, more than 100 vendors connect the urban eaters to farmers with produce. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the market has a much smaller produce selection and street food options for everyone!
- Grand Lake – Oakland Farmers Market | Sat. 9am-2pm –
Located at Lake Park Ave in Oakland, this popular farmers market is labeled by local Oakland natives as the best in East Bay. A ritual for residents every Saturday, this market features over 40 local farmers and artisans that sell local produce, meats, nuts, honey, coffee, personal care items, bread and baked good, and jewelry.
- Jack London Square Farmers Market | Sun. 10am-3pm –
The Jack London Square Farmers Market is rooted deeply in the traditions of Oakland. Founded in 1989, this market offers food and beverage options as well as locally grown produce. Every Sunday morning, rain or shine, this market offers guest free education programs and activities for the kids.
- Mission Community Market | Thur. 4pm-8pm -
This open-air market features music, activities, small businesses, and local farmers. Located in the beautiful and vibrant Mission District, the market is home to more than 80 independent businesses and 19 local micro-enterprises.
- Ecology Center Farmers Market Berkeley | Sat. 10am-3pm | Tues. 2pm-6:30pm | Thur. 3pm-7pm –
Committed to supporting small-scale farmers, this family-friendly, open-air market features fruits, vegetables, baked good, oil olives, cheeses, flowers, and much more. There are three locations: Saturday in Downtown Berkeley, Thursdays in North Berkeley, and Tuesdays in South Berkeley. Come out and support your local businesses!
For more information regarding certified farmers’ markets near you, visit https://www.pcfma.org/visit/markets for more details.
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