The Full Guide to Bay Area + San Francisco Farmers Markets

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    GUIDE TO SAN FRANCISCO FARMERS MARKETS | BAY AREA FARMERS MARKETS

    The full list of farmers markets in SF, Marin, East Bay and South Bay.

    At Slumbr, we’re all about sleep wellness and making sleep comfier. Our sleep health is affected by how we feed our bodies. Natural, organic and responsibly-raised whole foods nourish us in powerful ways that support this intimate connection between quality sleep and our overall wellbeing.  

    So of course we love farmers markets! They give us access to wholesome and healthy food, while also adding vibrancy to our communities. Being a San Francisco-based team, we love exploring the farmers markets in and around our city and wanted to make it easier for others to do the same. Here's a list of farmers markets in SF and the surrounding Bay Area.

    If you live in or visit the Bay Area and are wondering, "Is there a farmers market near me?" this is your list. Whether you’re a resident or just passing through, we encourage you to taste, smell and see the bounty the Bay Area has to offer.

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    All markets listed are open year-round, except where indicated.

    Note: We attempt to keep this list as updated as possible. However, market schedules are subject to change. Before planning a beautiful afternoon at an unfamiliar market you’ve discovered here, please confirm the market is open by referencing the links provided. We welcome tips and updates at [email protected]

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    SUNDAY

    Clement Street Farmers’ Market
    200 Clement Street between 2nd and 4th Ave, Inner Richmond (San Francisco)
    9 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Over 50 vendors: produce, seafood/meat, pastured eggs, dairy/cheese, nuts, honey, breads/bakery, plants/flowers, prepared foods

    Divisadero Farmers’ Market
    Grove St. at Divisadero, Alamo Square/NoPa (San Francisco)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller market with limited but curated selection

    Heart of the City Farmers’ Market
    United Nations Plaza, Market St., between 7th and 8th Streets, Civic Center (San Francisco)
    7 am - 5 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Independent and farmer-operated non-profit, come before 3 pm as farmers often sell out late

    Fort Mason Farmers’ Market
    Fort Mason Center, Marina and Buchanan, Marina (San Francisco)
    9:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: 35 farmstands and vendors with a good selection of prepared foods, views of GG Bridge

    Inner Sunset Farmers’ Market
    1310 9th Ave, between Judah and Irving St., Inner Sunset (San Francisco)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: produce, honey, cheese, pasta, hummus, breads/bakery, seafood, flowers, soap

    Stonestown Farmers’ Market
    Stonestown Galleria parking lot (near Macy's -- although Macy's is now closed -- and City Sports Club, across from UA theater...park near there) at 3251 20th Avenue, Park Merced (San Francisco)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Easy parking, Over 65 vendors: produce (including Asian), seafood, grass-fed meats, pastured eggs, nuts, honey, breads/bakery, coffee, prepared foods (dumplings, chicken, waffles, etc.), flowers, artisanal crafts

    Burlingame Fresh Market
    Park Rd At Burlingame Ave, Burlingame (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1:30 pm (some exceptions around winter holidays)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Produce, baked goods/breads, meat, cheese, seafood, honey, prepared foods, flowers, live music, kids entertainment

    Belmont Farmers’ Market
    1299 El Camino Real, El Camino Real & O'Neill St, Belmont (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Features produce, honey, breads, dairy, smoked fish, poultry, prepared foods

    San Carlos Farmers’ Market
    700 Laurel St, San Carlos (Peninsula)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Limited selection with some produce and prepared foods

    Menlo Park Farmers Market
    Between Santa Cruz Ave & Menlo Ave, Next to Trader Joes, Menlo Park (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Includes produce, herbs, seafood, eggs, mushrooms, preserves, honey, flowers, nuts, dried fruit, organic olive oil & olives, plants

    California Avenue Farmers Market
    Between Santa Cruz Ave & Menlo Ave, Next to Trader Joes, Menlo Park (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Nestled between lots of shops and restaurants on California Ave; includes produce, seafood, eggs, meat, honey, flowers, nuts, dried fruit, olive oil & olives, bread/bakery, prepared foods, crafts

    Mountain View Farmers Market
    600 W Evelyn, next to Caltrain station, Mountain View (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Nearby the popular downtown Castro St; extensive market with produce, seafood, eggs, meat, honey, flowers, nuts, bread/bakery, prepared foods,

    Cupertino Farmers’ Market
    Cupertino Oaks Shopping Center, ​21275 Stevens Creek Boulevard, Cupertino (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Mixed reviews, but generally seems to have a basic but decent selection, not much in prepared foods

    Los Gatos Farmers’ Market
    Downtown Los Gatos at the Town Park Plaza, Main Street & N. Santa Cruz Avenue, Los Gatos (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Over 40 vendors: produce, prepared foods, flowers, juice

    Milpitas Farmers’ Market
    882 Great Mall Dr, next to Home Depot in Great Mall, Milpitas (South Bay)
    8 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Medium-sized market with a good variety of farm stands and vendors

    Campbell Farmers’ Market
    Campbell Ave & 2nd St, Campbell (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Has Manresa Bread Project; nestled between downtown stores, lots of variety -- produce, dairy (including raw milk), tofu, nuts, mushrooms, lots of prepared foods, juice cleanses, flowers, artisanal crafts

    Alum Rock Village Farmers’ Market
    57 North White Road, Alum Rock/East Foothills, San Jose (South Bay)
    8 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Reasonably-priced; good variety of vendors - produce (including Asian), seafood, eggs, honey, flowers, prepared foods, popcorn, live music

    Blossom Hill Farmers’ Market
    Westfield Oakridge Mall at the corner of Winfield Blvd & Thornwood Dr., San Jose (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: 40+ farm stands and vendors during peak season, but about half that otherwise

    Evergreen Farmers’ Market
    4055 Evergreen Village Sq, Evergreen Village Square, San Jose (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller and gets crowded, but neighborhoody feel; high-quality selection of produce, but recommended to get there early to get the best produce

    Kensington Farmers’ Market
    Oak View Ave, Colusa Circle, Kensington, Berkeley Hills (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Serves the neighboring communities of Berkeley, Albany and El Cerrito. Llive music and live produce. A non-profit, community-based organization that believes sustainable community is just as important as sustainable agriculture.

    Temescal Farmers Market
    5300 Claremont Ave, DMV Parking Lot, Rockridge, North Oakland (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Highly rated, easy parking, “hippie” vibe, has lots of variety -- produce (including Asian vegetables), tofu, seafood/meat, pastured eggs, dairy/cheese, nuts, honey, breads/bakery, prepared foods, coffee, flowers, pasta, vegan milks

    Jack London Square Farmers Market
    Webster St and Water Street, Jack London Square, Oakland (East Bay)
    10 am - 3 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: CUESA market, More than 40 vendors - offers local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options

    Montclair Village Farmers Market
    La Salle Ave at Moraga Ave, Montclair Village, Oakland (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller but has good variety of farmstands and prepared foods, including oysters!

    Fruitvale Farmers’ Market
    3411 E 12th St, Fruitvale Bart Station, b/t 35th Ave & 34th Ave, Oakland (East Bay)
    10 am - 3 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Located in the BART station, Very small but features produce, prepared foods, artisan products

    Walnut Creek Farmers’ Market
    Locust St, Giamona Dr and Lacassie Ave, Walnut Creek (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: About 20 vendors, including produce, olive oil, beef, cheese and prepared foods

    Moraga Farmers’ Market
    Moraga Way & Moraga Rd, Moraga (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: More than 40 vendors - offers local produce, seafood, eggs, honey, bakery, prepared foods, artisanal crafts

    Newark Farmers’ Market
    2086 Newpark Mall, Newark (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Over 55 vendors: produce, seafood, grass-fed meats, pastured eggs, nuts, honey, breads/bakery, coffee, prepared foods, flowers, artisanal crafts

    Irvington Farmers’ Market
    3999 Union St, Bay St At Fremont Blvd, Fremont (East Bay)
    9 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Considered the better farmer’s market in the area; Lots of produce options (including Asian/Indian), seafood, flowers, prepared foods, honey, poultry, popcorn

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    MONDAY

    No farmers markets scheduled

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    TUESDAY

    Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market
    Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Plaza, Embarcadero (San Francisco)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Considered the crown jewel of farmers markets in SF. Pricy, but has a lot of variety and high-quality vendors of all types. Located along the water for stunning views and lively atmosphere

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - South San Francisco Medical Center and Medical Offices
    1200 El Camino Real (South San Francisco)
    10 am - 2 pm (May thru October)
    Yelp Review: Link

    25th Avenue Farmers’ Market
    194 W 25th Ave, San Mateo (Peninsula)
    4 pm - 7:30 pm (May thru Oct)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small and cute mid-week market with produce, bread, prepared foods and kids activities

    Stanford Farmers’ Market
    Stanford University, Tresidder Union Memorial Hall, 459 Lagunita Dr., Stanford (Peninsula)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: n/a

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - Walnut Creek Medical Center and Offices
    1425 S. Main St, Outside of cafeteria under oak tree, Walnut Creek (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: n/a

    South Berkeley Farmers’ Market
    Adeline Street and 63rd Street, Berkeley (East Bay)
    2 pm - 6:30 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: An ecology center farmers market; Features fruits, vegetables, nuts, baked goods, jams and preserves, juices, olive oils, tofu, meat, cheese, prepared foods, nursery plants, flowers, live music

    Alameda Farmers’ Market
    Haight Webster St, Alameda (East Bay)
    9 pm - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller market but has many of the basics, including produce, honey, eggs, flowers, live music

    Fruitvale Farmers’ Market
    3411 E 12th St, Fruitvale Bart Station, b/t 35th Ave & 34th Ave, Oakland (East Bay)
    12 pm - 7 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Located in the BART station, Very small but features produce, prepared foods, artisan products

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - Union City Medical Offices
    3555 Whipple Road, Union City (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link

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    WEDNESDAY

    Castro Farmers’ Market
    288 Noe St., at Market St, Castro (San Francisco)
    4 pm - 8 pm (mid-March thru end Nov)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Produce (including Asian vegetables), seafood, meats, dairy, mushrooms, pasta, eggs, breads/bakery, prepared foods, artisanal crafts

    Heart of the City Farmers’ Market
    United Nations Plaza, Market St., between 7th and 8th Streets, Civic Center (San Francisco)
    7 am - 5:30 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Independent and farmer-operated non-profit, come before 3 pm as farmers often sell out late

    Mission Bay Farmers’ Market at UCSF
    Gene Friend Way plaza near 3rd St, Mission Bay (San Francisco)
    10 am - 2 pm (seasonal break Dec thru mid-Jan)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small market, but decent selection. Produce (including Asian vegetables), smoked seafood, nuts, breads/bakery, prepared foods

    UCSF Parnassus Farmers’ Market
    505 Parnassus Ave., located in the Elevator G, Breezeway, Inner Sunset (San Francisco)
    10 am - 3 pm (seasonal break Dec thru mid-Jan)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Very small (4-5 vendors)

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - San Francisco Medical Center and Medical Offices
    2425 Geary Blvd, Located at the hospital main entrance, Lower Pac Heights (San Francisco)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: n/a

    Corte Madera Farmers Market
    100 Corte Madera Town Ctr, in Town Center Courtyard, Corte Madera (Marin County)
    12 pm - 5 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Produce, nuts, flowers, breads/bakery, prepared foods

    Foster City Farmers’ Market
    791 Beach Park Blvd, Charter Square Shopping Center, Foster City (Peninsula)
    3 pm - 7 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small - produce, olive oil, honey, nuts, prepared food

    Foster City JCC Farmers’ Market
    Peninsula Jewish Community Center, 800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small - produce, bakery/breads, prepared food

    San Mateo (West Coast Farmer’s Market) Farmers’ Market
    Bay Center, 951 Mariners Island Blvd., San Mateo (Peninsula)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: n/a

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - Redwood City Medical Center and Medical Offices
    1150 Veterans Blvd., Located in Cypress Courtyard next to Cherie’s Coffee Hut, Redwood City (Peninsula)
    10 am - 2 pm (April thru October)
    Yelp Review: n/a

    Coastside Farmer’s Market
    Old County Rd & Rockaway Beach Ave, Rockaway Beach, Pacifica (Peninsula - Coastal)
    2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Produce, dairy/cheese, breads/bakery, prepared foods

    Saratoga Village Farmers’ Market
    14485 Big Basin Way, Blaney Plaza, Saratoga (South Bay)
    1:30 pm - 7 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Very small but has a decent variety of vendors for its size

    Cambrian Park Farmers’ Market
    Cambrian Park Plz, Camden Ave and Union Ave, San Jose (South Bay)
    4 pm - 8 pm (May thru September)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small but has a lot of basic farm stands, food vendors and prepared foods, snow cone machine

    Evergreen Farmers’ Market
    4055 Evergreen Village Sq, Evergreen Village Square, San Jose (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller and gets crowded, but neighborhoody feel; high-quality selection of produce, but recommended to get there early to get the best produce

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - Uptown Oakland Farmers Market
    1 Kaiser Plaza, Located between the Ordway building and the Cathedral of Christ the Light Oakland (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm (April thru October)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small, but high-quality produce

    Uptown Oakland Farmers Market
    1 Kaiser Plaza, Oakland (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm (May thru Nov)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller, mostly prepared foods (hummus, sushi, tacos, crepes) with some produce, bread, cheese

    Downtown San Leandro Farmers Market
    135 Parrott St, b/t Washington Ave & Dolores Ave, San Leandro (East Bay)
    4 pm - 8 pm (April thru Oct)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Gets livelier as summer goes on with produce, prepared foods, eggs, honey, flowers

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - San Leandro Medical Center
    2500 Merced Street, San Leandro (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: n/a

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    THURSDAY

    Crocker Galleria Farmers’ Market
    50 Post St., Financial District/Union Square (San Francisco)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small but vibrant, well-rated market with 17 farmstands and food purveyors located in a glass atrium mall. Great for shopping during lunch breaks if you work in downtown SF.

    Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market
    Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Plaza, Embarcadero (San Francisco)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Considered the crown jewel of farmers markets in SF. Pricy, but has a lot of variety and high-quality vendors of all types. Located along the water for stunning views and lively atmosphere.

    Mission Community Market / Mercado Comunitario De La Mission
    La Placita Public Space at Bartlett St. and 22nd St., Mission (San Francisco)
    4 pm - 8 pm (seasonal break end Nov - Mar)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Non-profit organization that hosts this community market with produce, seafood, poultry, dairy, mushrooms, pasta, eggs, breads/bakery, prepared foods, artisanal crafts

    San Francisco State All Organics Farmers’ Market
    19TH Ave And Holloway St, behind the creative arts building, Lakeside (San Francisco)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small but vibrant: organic produce, flowers, pies, breads, prepared foods

    Daly City Farmers’ Market
    133 Serramonte Ctr, Serramonte Center, Daly City (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Over 50 farm stands and vendors with produce,, nuts, baked goods/breads, meat, cheese, prepared foods, flowers

    Burlingame Fresh Market
    Park Rd At Burlingame Ave, Burlingame (Peninsula)
    3 pm - 7 pm (May thru Oct)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Produce, baked goods/breads, meat, cheese, seafood, honey, prepared foods, flowers, live music, kids entertainment

    Foster City Farmers’ Market
    791 Beach Park Blvd, Charter Square Shopping Center, Foster City (Peninsula)
    3 pm - 8 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small - produce, olive oil, honey, nuts, prepared food

    Brisbane Farmers’ Market
    Brisbane Community Park, 11 Old County Road, Brisbane (Peninsula)
    2:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small, but with good variety - produce, honey, meat, eggs, bakery/bread, prepared foods

    Los Altos Farmers’ Market
    State St & 2nd St, Los Altos (Peninsula)
    4 pm - 8 pm (May - September)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: 45+ farm stands and vendors, including a lot of prepared foods and food trucks

    Portola Valley Farmers’ Market
    765 Portola Rd, in front of the Historic Schoolhouse, Portola Valley (Peninsula)
    2 pm - 6 pm (2 pm - 5 pm in winter)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small (5-6 stands) - produce, prepared foods

    North Berkeley Farmers’ Market
    Shattuck Avenue @ Rose Street, Berkeley (East Bay)
    3 pm - 7 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: An ecology center farmers market; Features fruits, vegetables, nuts, baked goods, jams and preserves, juices, olive oils, tofu, meat, cheese, prepared foods, nursery plants, flowers, live music

    Fruitvale Farmers’ Market
    3411 E 12th St, Fruitvale Bart Station, b/t 35th Ave & 34th Ave, Oakland (East Bay)
    12 pm - 7 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Located in the BART station, Very small but features produce, prepared foods, artisan products

    San Ramon Farmers’ Market
    2641 Camino Ramon, at Bishop Ranch, San Ramon (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller, a few farm stands but mostly prepared foods, next to a Whole Foods

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - Pleasanton Information Technology Offices
    4460 Hacienda Drive, In parking area on side of Building A near fitness center, Pleasanton (East Bay)
    11 am - 1 pm (every other Thursday)
    Yelp Review: n/a

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - Pleasanton Medical Offices
    7601 Stoneridge Drive, In the grassy area next to the West parking lot, Pleasanton (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm (every other Thursday)
    Yelp Review: n/a

    Dublin Farmers’ Market
    4201 Central Pkwy, Emerald Glen Community Park, Dublin (East Bay)
    *****Moving to WAVE Aquatic Complex on 5/18/17
    4 pm - 8 pm (April thru September)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller market - produce, creamery, prepared foods

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - Fremont Medical Center and Offices
    39400 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small market, more food vendors than produce/farm stands

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    FRIDAY

    Mill Valley Farmers’ Market
    759 E. Blithedale Ave, near CVS and post office, Mill Valley (Marin County)
    ** Location is the CVS parking lot at 759 E. Blithedale. During fall/winter, located on the Blithedale side of the parking lot. During spring/summer located on the Ashford Avenue side.
    9 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Low-key market with produce, nuts, breads, flowers, prepared foods, mushrooms

    Foster City Farmers’ Market
    791 Beach Park Blvd, Charter Square Shopping Center, Foster City (Peninsula)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small - produce, olive oil, honey, nuts, prepared food

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - Santa Clara Medical Center
    710 Lawrence Expressway, Located in Homestead Courtyard between the 710 and 700 Lawrence Expressway buildings (South Bay)
    8:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Yelp Review: n/a

    Downtown San Jose Farmers’ Market
    1 N San Pedro St, near San Pedro Square Market, San Jose (South Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller but very centrally-located with a good variety of farm stand, prepared food and artisanal craft options; near San Pedro Square Market (which is a lively market of food purveyors and shops)

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - San Jose Medical Center
    250 Hospital Parkway, Located between One North and Two North buildings, San Jose (South Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: n/a

    Old Oakland Farmers’ Market
    9th Street at Broadway, Historic Downtown Oakland (East Bay)
    8 am - 2 pm (closed Black Friday)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: “The East Bay's most diverse, affordable, and accessible Farmer's Market”, lots of produce and prepared food and arts/crafts vendors

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - Oakland Medical Center
    3600 Broadway, Located in the main plaza of the new hospital, near the south entrance Oakland (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: On the smaller side, poorly rated

    San Ramon Farmers’ Market
    2641 Camino Ramon, at Bishop Ranch, San Ramon (East Bay)
    10 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller, a few farmstands but mostly prepared foods, next to a Whole Foods

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    SATURDAY

    Alemany Farmers’ Market
    100 Alemany Blvd, Portola/College Hill (San Francisco)
    6 am - 2:30 pm (dawn to dusk officially)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Called “the people’s market,” this is the only city-run farmers market and the oldest market in California. It has lots of vendors of all types. Reasonably priced produce. A little chaotic, gets packed early, and parking can be tough.

    Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market
    Ferry Building, 1 Ferry Plaza, Embarcadero (San Francisco)
    8 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Considered the crown jewel of farmers markets in SF. Pricy, but has a lot of variety and high-quality vendors of all types. Located along the water for stunning views and lively atmosphere. Saturday is its biggest day.

    Fillmore Farmers’ Market
    1730 O’Farrell St., Fillmore Center Plaza, Western Edition (San Francisco)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small but has the basics - produce, poultry, honey, seafood, dairy, flowers, prepared foods, live music

    Noe Valley Farmers’ Market
    3861 24th St., Noe Valley Town Square, between Vicksburg and Sanchez Streets, Noe Valley (San Francisco)
    8 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: On the smaller side. Parking can sometimes be tough. On the pricier side for farmers markets, but with high quality. Organic produce, seafood, meats, dairy, honey, breads/bakery, prepared foods, live music

    The Farmer’s Market at Marin Country Mart
    2257 Larkspur Landing Cir, Larkspur (Marin County)
    9 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Overlooks Sir Francis Drake Blvd and the Bay; Features fruits, vegetables, nuts, baked goods, dairy, meat, prepared foods, flowers, kids activities

    South San Francisco Farmers’ Market
    781 Tennis Dr, Orange Memorial Park, South San Francisco (Peninsula)
    10 am - 2 pm (May - end October)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: On the smaller side with a few farm stands and purveyors (produce, dairy, sushi, hummus)

    Daly City Farmers’ Market
    133 Serramonte Ctr, Serramonte Center, Daly City (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Over 20 farm stands and vendors with produce,, nuts, baked goods/breads, meat, cheese, prepared foods, flowers

    Millbrae Farmers’ Market
    City Parking Lot in the 200 block of Broadway between La Cruz and Victoria Avenue, Millbrae (Peninsula)
    8 am - 1 pm (closed around Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller with produce, baked goods/breads, prepared foods; on the less expensive side

    San Mateo Farmers’ Market
    1700 W Hillsdale Blvd, College of San Mateo, San Mateo (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Large, bustling community-oriented market with produce, meat, dairy/cheese, honey, eggs, flowers, prepared foods/food trucks, pies, kombucha, artisanal crafts, live music. Mostly cash-only

    Foster City Farmers’ Market
    791 Beach Park Blvd, Charter Square Shopping Center, Foster City (Peninsula)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small - produce, olive oil, honey, nuts, prepared food

    Redwood City Kiwanis Farmers’ Market
    500 Arguello St, Redwood City (Peninsula)
    8 am - 12 pm (April - November)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: On the smaller side

    Downtown Palo Alto Farmer’s Market
    Gilman St And Hamilton, Palo Alto (Peninsula)
    8 am - 12 pm (May thru December)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: 45+ farm stands and vendors - produce, dairy, meat, seafood, bread/bakery, coffee, nuts, mushrooms, prepared foods

    Half Moon Bay Farmer’s Market
    Shoreline Station, Half Moon Bay (Peninsula - Coastal)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Produce, breads/bakery, flowers, prepared foods

    Sunnyvale Farmers’ Market
    Murphy Ave at Washington, Sunnyvale (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Produce, dairy, meat, bread/bakery, flowers, lots of prepared foods

    Santa Clara Farmers’ Market
    Jackson St & Benton St, at Homestead Rd, Santa Clara (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small scale but has the basics - produce, honey, flowers, bread/bakery, coffee, dairy, prepared foods

    Saratoga Farmers’ Market
    14000 Fruitvale Ave, Parking Lot 3, Saratoga (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: 50+ farm stands and vendors - produce, eggs, seafood, meat, mushrooms, nuts, baked goods, dairy, coffee, flowers, prepared foods

    Willow Glen Farmers’ Market
    Willow Glen Community & Senior Center, 2175 Lincoln Ave., San Jose (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm (June thru October)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Very small, but friendly, high-quality farm stands/vendors

    Berryessa Farmers’ Market
    1376 Piedmont Rd, across the street from Piedmont Hills High School, San Jose (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller market with mixed reviews

    Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market - San Jose Community Farmers Market
    270 International Circle, Kaiser Permanente parking lot at Santa Teresa Boulevard and Camino Verde Drive, San Jose (South Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm (May thru September)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Small, but has produce and prepared food vendors

    Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market
    Center St And Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley (East Bay)
    10 am - 3 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: An ecology center farmers market; Features fruits, vegetables, nuts, baked goods, jams and preserves, juices, olive oils, tofu, meat, cheese, prepared foods, nursery plants, flowers, live music

    Grand Lake - Oakland Market
    Lake Park Ave, Lake Merritt in Oakland (East Bay)
    9 am - 2 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Large and sprawling with lots of variety. Next to beautiful and vibrant Lake Merritt. Over 40 local farmers, 30 specialty food vendors and local artisans : produce, seafood/meat, pastured eggs, dairy/cheese, nuts, honey, breads/bakery, plants/flowers, prepared foods, rice/grains, coffee, artisanal crafts

    Freedom Farmers’ Market
    5316 Telegraph Ave, at 55th St, Rockridge, Oakland (East Bay)
    10 am - 3 pm (June thru November)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Operated by the non-profit Farms to Grow with the mission is to bring traditional legacy foods from Black and other socially disadvantaged farmers to the Bay Area. Specializes in carrying “legacy foods grown by African American farmers: black-eyed peas, purple hull peas, yams, okra, seeded watermelon”

    Alameda Farmers’ Market
    Haight Webster St, Alameda (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller market but has many of the basics, including produce, honey, eggs, flowers, live music

    San Leandro Farmers’ Market
    15555 E 14th St, b/t 155th Ave & 156th Ave, at Bayfair Center, San Leandro (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: A regional farmers' market for San Leandro, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo and Hayward areas. Over 45 farmers and food producers

    Orinda Farmers’ Market
    Orinda Village, Avenida De Orinda & Orinda Way, Orinda (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm (April thru November)
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Very small; about 20 vendors, including produce, olive oil, beef, cheese and prepared foods + live music

    San Ramon Farmers’ Market
    2641 Camino Ramon, at Bishop Ranch, San Ramon (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Smaller, a few farm stands but mostly prepared foods, next to a Whole Foods

    Danville Farmers’ Market
    205 Railroad Ave, at Railroad & Prospect St, Danville (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Large market with farmers, specialty food vendors and local artisans : produce, seafood, pastured eggs, cheese, nuts, honey, breads/bakery, plants/flowers, prepared foods, artisanal crafts, knife sharpening

    Castro Valley Farmers’ Market
    Castro Valley Bart Station, Corner of Redwood Rd. and Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley (East Bay)9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Produce, seafood, pastured eggs, meat, cheese, breads/bakery, prepared foods

    Pleasanton Farmers’ Market
    77 West Angela Street At Main St, Pleasanton (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Produce, seafood, honey, mushrooms, pastured eggs, meat, cheese, breads/bakery, prepared foods, artisan crafts

    Hayward Farmers Market
    777 B Street, between B and C St next to Hayward City Hall Plaza, Hayward (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Over 35 local farmers, specialty food vendors and local artisans : produce, seafood, pastured eggs, cheese, nuts, honey, breads/bakery, plants/flowers, prepared foods, artisanal crafts

    Union City Farmers’ Market
    30940 Watkins St, b/t Smith St & Tay Ave, Old Alvarado Park, Union City (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Located in a park; Smaller, but has the basics -- produce (but not a lot of organics), seafood, eggs, baked goods/bakery, prepared foods, popcorn

    Fremont (Niles) Farmers’ Market
    Niles Plaza, 37592 Niles Blvd., Fremont (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Very small with limited selection

    Centerville Farmer’s Market
    Bonde Way & Fremont Blvd, next to the historic Centerville Train Depot, Fremont (East Bay)
    9 am - 1 pm
    Yelp Review: Link
    Notes: Very small market (~15 vendors) - mostly produce and a few prepared foods

    This list was updated as of May 2017. Help us keep this list updated. Email us at [email protected] with tips and updates. Thanks!

     

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