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Fresh From Our Farmers: Sebastopol Evening Market Launches

After years of dreaming and months of planning, the Sebastopol Certified Farmers Market is launching a second day, a Thursday evening market in the town plaza. The new market will operate from 5 to 7:30 p.m. through October 31. The goal of the market is two-fold. First, management has long wanted to offer west county residents a mid-week opportunity to restock seasonal fruits and vegetables. And because the Sunday market is limited to the number of vendors who fit in… Read More »

Fresh From Our Farmers: Harvest Season Is In Full Swing

The season of abundance, which arcs over summer and fall, is in full swing, with all sixteen of our farmers markets open, offering twenty-three market days each week. Markets take place everyday but Monday and on certain days–Wednesdays, for example–you have a choice of three or four markets. If you’ve been wanting to shift your shopping habits from supermarket-based to farmers-market-based, now is the best time. With nearly everything we need to stock our pantries, larders and refrigerators available, it… Read More »

Fresh From Our Farmers: Bodega Bay

Sonoma County has a new farmers market. It’s located in Bodega Bay and opened on September 4. You have until October 30 to enjoy it this year. … Read More »

Fresh From Our Farmers: Santa Rosa #2

Over the last several years, farmers markets, always a great destination for seasonal produce, have become among the best sources for healthy fats and proteins. The Saturday Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market has what may be the best selection of all Sonoma County markets. … Read More »

Fresh From Our Farmers: Oakmont

Oakmont Certified Farmers Market provides Oakmont resident and others who live in east Santa Rosa with a year-round source of fresh produce, handmade crafts and community. … Read More »

Paula Downing Returns to Farmers Market

Last night at a special meeting of members, farmers and other vendors voted to reinstate Paula Downing as market manager after her abrupt dismissal several weeks ago by the board. … Read More »