There are Farmers’ Markets every weekend at different locations throughout the Bay Area, along the peninsula and in the South Bay. Some cities have more than one, so you are sure to find one near you. Most of the following markets are open year round from morning to noon or 1 PM on either Saturday or Sunday. They offer a wide variety of local produce, fresh organic fruits and vegetables, handmade art and homemade goodies. Some even have live music! But mostly you can feel good about helping small, local farmers and food artisans.
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Note: Market details such as dates, times and locations are subject to change. Check each market’s website for exact details.
Downtown Palo Alto Farmers’ Market
The market in downtown Palo Alto takes place on Gilman Street in Palo Alto, between Hamilton Ave and Forest Ave between 10 AM and noon. Since May 2019 the market started operating year round. It has live music on most weekends. See their website for a list of vendors.
Palo Alto California Avenue Farmers’ Market
The California Avenue Farmers’ Market is located on California Ave at El Camino Blvd in Palo Alto. It is open rain or shine every Sunday from 9 AM to 1 PM year round. Bring your knives for sharpening by Perfect Edge Knife Sharpening every 1st Sunday of the Month.
Mountain View has one of the larger markets with 80+ farmers and vendors selling local fresh organic produce, baked goods & flowers.. It is located at the Mountain View Caltrain Station at 600 West Evelyn Ave. There are free city lots along Hope St and two parking garages, the nearest of which is on Bryant St & W Evelyn Ave. Limited parking is available at the Caltrain Station and in nearby neighborhoods. The market is open every Sunday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
The Saratoga Farmers’ Market is held at West Valley College in Parking Lot 2 on the corner of Allendale Ave & Science Way in Saratoga. There is further parking in. Parking Lot 1. The market is open from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and features fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, mushrooms, and eggs, etc from more than 50 farmers and vendors.
The Los Gatos Farmers’ Market is located in Downtown Los Gatos at the Town Park Plaza on Main Street & N. Santa Cruz Avenue. The market is open from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM year round, and features fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables from Santa Clara County. In addition, you will find honey, mushrooms, eggs and herb-crusted roasted chicken from over 40 local farmers and food producers.
The Campbell Farmers’ Market is open every Sunday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, and is located at the corner of Campbell Ave & Central Ave in Campbell. The market is open every Sunday of the year, except when there is a special event. Check their website for up-to-date schedule.
The Sunnyvale Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM in downtown Sunnyvale on Murphy Avenue at Washington Ave. Knife Sharpening Every 1st Saturday of the Month, except in Nov and Dec Holiday months, check online at the Finest Edge website.
The market in downtown Santa Clara is open every Saturday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the parking lot at the corner of Jackson Street and Homestead Road in Santa Clara.
Willow Glen Farmers’ Market
The Willow Glen Farmers’ Market is located at the Willow Glen Elementary School on 1425 Lincoln Ave in San Jose. It is open year round on Saturday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Now you can get fresh and delicious Bao at the market without from BunBao instead of ordering from their website.
Berryessa Farmers’ Market
The Berryessa Farmer’s Market is at 1376 Piedmont Rd in San Jose. It is open every Saturday from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Downtown San Jose Farmers’ Market
The Downtown Farmers Market is on San Pedro Square between Santa Clara and St. John streets. It is one of the few markets that is seasonal. It is open Fri 10am – 2pm from May 3 – Nov 1, 2019.