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San Francisco Farmers' Markets - Bay Area Farmers' Markets

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Bay Area Farmers' Markets - Saturdays
Bay Area Farmers Markets
Photo © Ingrid Taylar

For a first-person exploration of the East Bay's farmers' markets, read Rachel Trachten's piece in The Monthly: To Market, To Market. The article captures the essence and variety of markets from Berkeley to Old Oakland.

Berkeley Farmers' Markets
The Ecology Center in Berkeley has been running the Berkeley Farmers' Markets for 20 years. There are three Berkeley markets: Tuesday, Thursday and the largest on Saturday.

  • Sat: 10:00am to 3:00p
    Saturday Market: Center Street - Berkeley (between Milvia & MLK)
    See market on map

Berkeley also has farmers' markets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Oakland Grand Lake Farmers' Market
The Grand Lake Farmers' Market runs year round in a parking lot near the 580 freeway.

  • Sat: 9:00a to 2:00p
    Splashpad Park (at Grand Avenue and Lakepark Way)
    Oakland, CA
    See market on map

San Mateo Farmers' Market
The larger of two weekly farmers' markets at the College of San Mateo.

  • Sat: 9:00a to 1:00p (Year Round)
    College of San Mateo
    1700 West Hillsdale Boulevard
    San Mateo, CA 94402
    See market on map

There is also a smaller Wednesday market.

Palo Alto Farmers' Market
Established in 1981, this market donates net profits at the end of the season to Avenidas, a nonprofit service for mid-Peninsula seniors. The market is California Certified and sells fresh, locally produced foods

  • Sat: 8a to 12p (Mid-May to Mid-Dec)
    Gilman Street (at Hamilton)
    Palo Alto, CA
    See market on map

Point Reyes Farmers' Market
Presented by Marin Organic featuring locally produced cheese, baked goods, local produce, oysters, bee products, flowers and body care products. The market is also known for its 2005 Royal visit from Their Highnesses The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall

  • Sat: 9:00a to 1:00p (Jun to Nov)
    Toby's Feed Barn
    Highway One
    Point Reyes Station, CA
    See market on map

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