30 Farmers Markets in Alameda County

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

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

It could be nice if we might all develop every little 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 (largely 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 individuals who are too hungry to attend.

This checklist 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 usually 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, yr spherical

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

Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market
Heart Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Manner
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 individuals who wish to dine on web site.

North Berkeley Farmers Market
Shattuck Avenue on Rose Road
Thursday 3-7 PM, yr spherical

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

oakland farmers markets

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

Acoma Out of doors 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 quite a lot of produce stands, meals vehicles and catering operations.

Freedom Farmers Market
Shattuck Avenue and forty sixth Road
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 objective of this market, which creates area for traditionally marginalized farmers throughout the state.

Fruitvale Village Farmers Market
San Leandro Road 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 vegetables and fruit 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 Manner
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 Road 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 via October

The market takes place inside the Oakland Caesars parking zone, making it an important choice for households with younger youngsters who wish 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.

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

Positioned in historic downtown Oakland, this farmers market is ideally situated for these wanting to buy regionally farmed gadgets 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 function native, recent produce, nevertheless 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 out there each different week.

west oakland
18th Road and Peralta Road
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 regionally grown vegetables and fruit 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 Road
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 powerful contingent of native distributors. Professional tip: Parking could be very tight for this market, so if you could find one other method 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 part 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 Heart 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 Road and Trimboli Manner
Sundays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., year-round

This market options stone-fruit farmers, regionally 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 checklist, and though it does have a couple of farm stands, it’s geared extra in direction of ready meals and retailers.


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

Search for regionally 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 “one of the vital various farmers markets within the East Bay,” with greater than 55 distributors every week. Should you’re having hassle 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 Road and Barrett Avenue
Fridays 8 a.m. to five p.m., year-round

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

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

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

san leandro

Market at Befair Heart
Fairmont Road and E 14th Road (King Lot at Bayfair Heart)
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 via 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 stay music each week.

union metropolis

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

Positioned in Outdated Alvarado Park, this market has recent, seasonal produce, seafood, succulents and ready meals like frozen dumplings to take house.

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