30 Farmers Markets in Alameda County

Joanna Normoyle of Guru Ram Das Orchards on the Berkeley Farmers Market. credit score: Ecology Middle

This information is a part of East Bay Nosh’s Native Produce Week, a collection of tales about city farming, rising your individual meals and consuming from the bottom up. You possibly can see all of the tales on this package deal on the Native Product Week web page.

It will be nice if we may all develop every thing we have to eat in our backyards, however that is not a sensible expectation for each East Bay resident—and, let’s face it, after some time, solely you. Consuming farmed meals could make one much less boring. That is the place our native farmers’ market comes with all kinds of produce (principally grown inside a good drive) in addition to fish, meat, cheese, and pantry staples. Most native markets supply ready-made meals and meals to take pleasure in on web site for many who are too hungry to attend.

This record covers all at present working farmers markets of notice in Alameda County. In case you are on the lookout for markets elsewhere within the space, the California Division of Meals and Agriculture offers a often up to date county-by-county spreadsheet of all licensed markets within the state.

Berkeley farmers markets

Consumers at Berkeley Farmers Market. credit score: Nancy Rubin

South Berkeley Farmers Market
Adeline and 63rd Streets
Tuesday 2-6:30 PM, 12 months spherical

A favourite amongst native cooks, this weekly market is called a lot for its stunning produce as it’s for the assist of native activists who’re drawing consideration to the trigger du jour.

Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market
Middle Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Approach
Saturday 10 a.m. to three p.m., year-round

This compact market has a great deal of native meat and produce on supply, in addition to a wholesome contingent of ready-to-eat meals distributors for many who need to dine on web site.

North Berkeley Farmers Market
Shattuck Avenue on Rose Avenue
Thursday 3-7 PM, 12 months spherical

An all-organic market with some distinctive cheese, olive oil and fruit distributors.

oakland farmers markets

Completely satisfied Boy Farms stands at Temescal Farmers Market. credit score: Sarah Hanno

Acoma Outside Market
Liberation Park (6955 Foothill Blvd)
First and third Sundays from 10 a.m. to three p.m., year-round

The aim of this market is to assist Black and Brown farmers, producers and sellers with a wide range of produce stands, meals vans and catering operations.

Freedom Farmers Market
Shattuck Avenue and forty sixth Avenue
Second Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm from December 11 to June 11
Each Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm from June 11 to November 12

Entry to inexpensive natural produce is the aim of this market, which creates house for traditionally marginalized farmers throughout the state.

Fruitvale Village Farmers Market
San Leandro Avenue and thirty fifth Avenue, close to Barto
Tuesday and Thursday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to three:30 p.m., year-round

This market highlights native distributors with a mixture of recent, seasonal vegatables and fruits in addition to ready meals and fast bites.

Hatice Yildiz, proprietor of Simurgh Bakery at Grand Lake Farmers Market in Oakland. credit score: Katherine Bowen

Grand Lake Farmers Market
Grand Avenue and Lake Park Approach
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., year-round

The Grand Lake Farmers Market Splash Pad boasts a picturesque location by the park and showcases native produce, flowers, espresso, pastries, and ready meals.

Jack London Sq. Farmers Market
Webster Avenue and Embarcadero West
Sundays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., year-round

With an abundance of colourful produce and ready-to-eat meals distributors, the waterfront location of this market makes it significantly stunning.

3801 Howe St. (Reverse Fabiola Constructing)
Fridays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April by October

The market takes place throughout the Oakland Caesars car parking zone, making it an awesome choice for households with younger kids who need to take a stroll.

Montclair Village
Moraga Avenue and La Salle Avenue
Sundays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round
Montclair Village’s Farmers Market presents seasonal produce, recent flowers, pastries, and extra.

outdated oakland
Ninth Avenue between Broadway and Clay Avenue
Fridays 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., year-round

Situated in historic downtown Oakland, this farmers market is ideally situated for these trying to buy domestically farmed objects and likewise stops by Oakland’s Chinatown.

5300 Claremont Ave. (in DMV)
Sundays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round

Not solely does Temescal’s farmers market characteristic native, recent produce, however it additionally presents attendees an opportunity to sharpen their knives each second and fourth Sunday of the month. Native textile and clothes producers additionally take part available in the market each different week.

west oakland
18th Avenue and Peralta Avenue
Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., year-round, Grand opening on fifth June

The brand new West Oakland Farmers Market will showcase domestically grown vegatables and fruits in addition to dairy, meats, seafood, native espresso and freshly baked pastries.


Farmers Market Fig. credit score: Felicity O’Meara


Alameda Farmers Market
710 Haight Avenue at Webster Avenue
Saturday and Tuesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round

The West Alameda Enterprise Affiliation is a co-sponsor of this market, so anticipate a robust contingent of native distributors. Professional tip: Parking could be very tight for this market, so if you could find one other option to get there (bike, ferry, teleporter) take it.

Castro Valley

Castro Valley Farmers Market
Castro Valley BART Station Parking Lot
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round

Every little thing on this market is grown or made in California, from dairy and eggs to meat and cheese to a farm-focused lineup of licensed natural merchandise.


Dublin Farmers Market
Emerald Glen Park (401 Central Pucca)
Thursdays 4 p.m. to eight p.m., April 7-Sept. 29

This market performs host to exceptionally recent pasta makers, Central Valley nut farmers and is grown inside miles of its idyllic park setting.

el cerrito

El Cerrito Farmers Market
Southwest nook of the El Cerrito Plaza Procuring Middle car parking zone (2000-8000 El Cerrito Pl.)
Tuesday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round

This venerable market has been within the sport since 1994, and hosts licensed California growers from the Bay Space and past.


Irvington Farmers Market
Bay Avenue and Trimboli Approach
Sundays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., year-round

This market options stone-fruit farmers, domestically made cheesecakes, and completely ripe avocados.

37573 Niles Blvd.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., year-round

A part of the West Coast Farmers’ Markets Affiliation of Markets, Fremont’s Niles Market is likely one of the smaller markets on this record, and though it does have a number of farm stands, it’s geared extra in direction of ready meals and retailers.


Hayward Farmers Market
Metropolis Corridor Plaza (Watkins Avenue between B and C Streets)
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round

Search for domestically caught seafood, eggs laid from close by farms, and a mixture of native and natural produce.




Newark Farmers Market
Newpark Mall Parking Lot
Sundays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round

The Agricultural Institute of Marin, which oversees this market, says it’s “probably the most various farmers markets within the East Bay,” with greater than 55 distributors every week. For those who’re having bother discovering it, head over to Burlington Coat Manufacturing unit and Macy’s, it is proper there.


Pleasanton Farmers Market
46 W. Angela St.
Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., year-round

This medium-sized market (about 20-25 distributors) has the best parking within the space, stuffed with greens and berries.


Richmond Licensed Farmers Market
twenty fourth Avenue and Barrett Avenue
Fridays 8 a.m. to five p.m., year-round

With a deal with domestically grown fruits and recent eggs, this market has been promoting recent produce since 1984.

recent outlook cell market
Nevin Avenue and Civic Middle Plaza (reverse the general public library)
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Contemporary Method Cellular Farmers Market operates from a truck and park in entrance of the Richmond Public Library. The truck reveals off baskets stuffed with seasonal produce every week.

san leandro

Market at Befair Middle
Fairmont Avenue and E 14th Avenue (King Lot at Bayfair Middle)
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round

The market serves because the regional marketplace for the San Leandro, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo and Hayward areas and has greater than 45 farm stands, together with corn from Brentwood and Watsonville berries.

Downtown San Leandro
300 Estudillo Ave.
Wednesdays 3-7 p.m., April 6 by October 5

This market has 30 distributors specializing in native, recent produce in addition to San Leandro’s personal hummus haven. The market additionally showcases native honey, dumplings and dwell music each week.

union metropolis

Previous Alvarado/Cesar Chavez Park
Smith & Watkins Streets
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round

Situated in Previous Alvarado Park, this market has recent, seasonal produce, seafood, succulents and ready meals like frozen dumplings to take residence.

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