30 Farmers Markets in Alameda County

Welcome to East Bay Nosh Native Meals Week, the place we’ll spotlight tales of city farming, rising your individual meals, and consuming out of the land. You possibly can see all of the tales on this bundle at the Week of local products page.

It might be nice if we may all develop the whole lot we have to eat in our personal backyards, however that is not a sensible expectation for each resident of East Bay – and, let’s face it, after some time, solely consuming the meals you develop would possibly get a bit boring. That is the place our abundance of native farmers’ markets is available in, with an enormous number of produce (most grown inside a good radius) in addition to fish, meat, cheese and staples. Most native markets additionally provide ready meals and meals to eat on the spot, for people who find themselves too hungry to attend.

This record covers all farmers’ markets at present working in Alameda County. If you’re on the lookout for markets elsewhere within the area, the California Division of Meals and Agriculture presents a regularly updated county-by-county spreadsheet of all certified markets in the state.

Berkeley agricultural markets

South Berkeley Farmer’s Market
Adeline and 63rd Avenue
Tuesday from 2 p.m. to six.30 p.m., all yr spherical

A favourite amongst native cooks, this weekly market is named a lot for its superb produce as it’s for supporting native activists in search of consideration for the reason for the day.

Downtown Berkeley Farmer’s Market
Middle Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Means
Saturday from 10 a.m. to three p.m., all yr spherical

This compact market presents loads of native meats and produce, in addition to a wholesome contingent of ready meals distributors for individuals who need to dine in.

North Berkeley Farmer’s Market
Shattuck Avenue to Rose Avenue
Thursday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., all yr spherical

A completely natural market with cheese, olive oil and noteworthy fruit distributors.

Oakland agricultural markets

AKOMA outdoor market
Liberation Park (6955 Foothill Boulevard)
First and third Sunday from 10 a.m. to three p.m., all yr spherical

This market is meant to help black and brown farmers, makers and distributors, with quite a lot of produce stalls, meals vans and catering operations.

Liberty Farmers Market
Shattuck Avenue and forty sixth Avenue
Second Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from December 11 to June 11
Each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. from June 11 to November 12

Entry to reasonably priced natural produce is the objective of this market, which makes room for traditionally marginalized farmers throughout the state.

Fruitvale Village Farmer’s Market
San Leandro Avenue and thirty fifth Avenue, close to the BART
Tuesday and Thursday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m. to three.30 p.m., all yr spherical

This market showcases native distributors with a mixture of contemporary seasonal fruit and veggies in addition to ready meals and fast bites.

Grand Lake Farmers Market
Grand Avenue and Lake Park Means
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., all yr spherical

The Grand Lake Farmers Market enjoys a scenic location by Splash Pad Park and showcases native produce, flowers, espresso, pastries and ready meals.

Jack London Square Farmer’s Market
Webster Avenue and Embarcadero West
Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., all yr spherical

With its abundance of colourful produce and ready meals distributors, this market’s waterside location makes it notably scenic.

3801 Howe Avenue (throughout from the Fabiola Constructing)
Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., from April to October

This market takes place within the Oakland Kaiser parking zone, making it an amazing choice for households with youngsters who need to stroll round.

Montclair Village
Avenue Moraga and Avenue La Salle
Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical
The Montclair Village Farmer’s Market options seasonal produce, contemporary flowers, baked items and extra.

Old Oakland
Ninth Avenue between Broadway and Clay Avenue
Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., all yr spherical

Positioned in historic downtown Oakland, this Farmer’s Market is conveniently positioned for these trying to buy native farm produce and in addition cease in Oakland’s Chinatown.

5300 Claremont Ave (on the DMV)
Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical

The Temescal Farmer’s Market not solely options contemporary native produce, but additionally presents attendees the prospect to sharpen their knives each second and fourth Sunday of the month. The market additionally options native textile and clothes producers each two weeks.

West Oakland
18th Avenue and Peralta Avenue
Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., all yr spherical, grand opening June 5

The brand new West Oakland Farmer’s Market will function domestically grown fruit and veggies in addition to freshly baked dairy, meat, seafood, native espresso and pastries.


Farmer’s market figs. Credit score: Felicity O’Meara


Alameda Farmer’s Market
710 Haight Avenue at Webster Avenue
Saturday and Tuesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical

the West Alameda Business Association co-sponsors this market, so count on a powerful contingent of native distributors. Professional tip: Parking for this market could be very tight, so if you’ll find one other approach to get there (bike, ferry, teleporter), take it.

Castro Valley

Castro Valley Farmers Market
Castro Valley BART station parking zone
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical

All the things at this market is grown or made in California, from dairy and eggs to meat and cheese to a variety of farm-focused licensed natural merchandise.


Dublin Farmers Market
Emerald Glen Park (4201 Central Pkwy)
Thursday 4-8 p.m., April 7–Sept. 29

This market is residence to notable contemporary pasta makers, Central Valley nut producers and produce grown miles from its idyllic setting.

The Cerrito

El Cerrito Farmer’s Market
The southwest nook of the El Cerrito Plaza purchasing middle parking zone (2000-8000 El Cerrito Pl.)
Tuesday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical

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


Irvington Farmers Market
Bay Avenue and Trimboli Means
Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., all yr spherical

This market presents an array of stone fruit producers, domestically made cheesecakes and completely ripe avocados.

37573 Niles Blvd.
Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., all yr spherical

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 whereas it has just a few farm stalls, it is geared extra in the direction of ready meals and retail distributors.


Hayward Farmer’s Market
Metropolis Corridor Plaza (Watkins Avenue between B and C streets)
Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical

Look out for domestically caught seafood, eggs laid at close by farms, and a mixture of native and natural produce.




Newark Farmer’s Market
NewPark purchasing middle automotive park
Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical

The Marin Agricultural Institute, which oversees this market, says it’s “one of the numerous farmers’ markets in East Bay,” with greater than 55 distributors every week. You probably have hassle discovering it, head to the Burlington Coat Manufacturing facility and Macy’s, it is proper there.


Pleasanton Farmers Market
46 Angela Avenue West.
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical

This medium-sized market (round 20-25 distributors) has one of many best parking tons within the space, with an abundance of greens and berries.


Richmond Certified Farmer’s Market
twenty fourth Avenue and Barrett Avenue
Friday 8 a.m. to five p.m., all yr spherical

This market has been promoting contemporary produce since 1984, with an emphasis on domestically grown fruit and contemporary eggs.

New approach to the mobile market
Nevin Avenue and Civic Middle Plaza (throughout from the general public library)
Wednesday 10am-1pm

The Recent Strategy Cellular Farmers Market operates from a truck and parks in entrance of the Richmond Public Library. The truck presents weekly baskets crammed with seasonal merchandise.

San Leandro

Market at the Bayfair Center
Fairmont Avenue and E 14th Avenue (King Lot to Bayfair Middle)
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical

This market serves because the regional marketplace for the San Leandro, Castro Valley, San Lorenzo and Hayward areas and options over 45 farm stalls, together with corn from Brentwood and berries from Watsonville.

Downtown San Leandro
300 Estudillo Avenue
Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., from April 6 to October 5

This market has as much as 30 distributors providing contemporary native produce in addition to San Leandro’s personal Hummus Heaven. The market additionally options native honey, dumplings and reside music each week.

Union Metropolis

Old Alvarado/Cesar Chavez Park
Smith and Watkins streets
Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., all yr spherical

Positioned in Outdated Alvarado Park, this market presents contemporary seasonal produce, seafood, succulents, and ready meals akin to frozen ravioli to take residence.