The Petaluma Certified Farmers Market on Wednesday afternoons has both vendors familiar from other markets as well as a few who attend only this market.
The Cotati farmers market, held in La Plaza Park on Thursdays from 4:30 to 7:30, features familiar and unfamiliar vendors, along with many reasons to linger until dusk.
The Rohnert Park Farmers Market kicked off its 2nd season on June 3 and continues through September. Like all evening markets, it is as much a community party as it is a place to buy local foods from fresh herbs to grass-fed meats.
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.
The Santa Rosa Downtown Market opened last Wednesday, with a farmers market at E Street between Third and Fifth Streets, where it is convenient to zip in and out if you're there simply to shop for produce.
You'll find delicious spring delicacies--asparagus, nettles, rhubarb, mushrooms and more--along with an abundance of delicious eggs at the Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Markets, which takes place on both Wednesday and Saturday mornings.