The Windsor Farmers Market, which opened for its 2014 season in April, has always been as much a community event as a destination for local produce and other farm and ranch products. It has the air of a street fair, with a lot of crafts vendors, prepared foods and entertainment, [...]
The Petaluma Farmers Market, located in Walnut Park a few blocks south of downtown, opens for its 26th season this Saturday, May 19. There will be about 50 vendors, most of them returning, a few new. Many of the vendors attend several markets a week. Among them are Hector Alvarez, [...]
On Wednesday at noon, the Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market ends its nearly four-decade long run in the east parking lot of the Santa Rosa Veterans Building, located at the corner of Brookwood and Maple Ave., across from the fairgrounds. The Wednesday market opens, as it always has, at [...]
Saturday’s Oakmont Certified Farmers Market was smaller than usual, with about half the number of vendors that participate at the peak of harvest; some were on vacation and others engaged elsewhere on the holiday weekend. It makes sense to take time off now. We’re in a shoulder season, as late [...]
On Wednesday mornings, the Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers Market is small and intimate, about a quarter the size of its Saturday sibling. Customers meander through a single aisle, greeting friends and chatting with favorite vendors. It’s an easy market, with plenty of parking, no lines and little competition for, [...]
On Friday morning, the Sonoma Valley farmers market is filled with customers--shopping, chatting and lingering over nibbles such as hummingbird-shaped cookies and lumpia--as a stream of moms, grandparents and nannies usher babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and pups into the adjacent park. Two vendors, Paul’s Produce and Oak Hill Farm, are located [...]
The Sonoma Valley Certified Farmers Market is one of the county's year-long markets. In mid-Autumn, it offers a glorious way to shop for nearly everything you need to feed yourself and your family.
Thursday is the final day for the new farmers market on the west side of Highway 101.
As harvest kicks into high gear, the Petaluma Farmers Market offers great quality and diversity.