As we continue into the summer months, we wanted to share ways to continue to show support to local businesses, producers, and farms. Therefore, we’ve put together a list of some of the local Farmers’ Markets in San Mateo County and Silicon Valley that are currently open for your convenience. All of these amazing Farmers’ Markets are offering fresh, local produce for you and your family!


Coastside Farmers' Markets


The Coastside Farmers Markets is open and this is great news since these markets serve the entire coast-side community from Pacifica down to Pescadero and are designed to link coast-side residents with their local neighbors - farmers, ranchers, fishermen and artists that produce some of the most nutritious and fresh food in the world!

The Half Moon Bay Coastside Farmers’ Market, located at Shoreline Station (225 Cabrillo Highway), is open on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM from April to December, while the Pacifica Coastside Farmer's Market, located at Rockaway Beach, is open on Wednesdays from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM from April to December.

Representing the south coast farmers is the Pescadero Grown Farmers’ Market. Located at 350 Stage Road, the local market in Pescadero is open from June through October on Thursdays from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
 

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Photo of East Palo Alto Community Farmers' Market, courtesy of Bloomhouse


Bayside Farmers' Markets


Starting north, the Brisbane Community Farmers’ Market, located at 11 Old County Rd, is open on Thursdays from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM. From fresh fruits and veggies to gorgeous flowers, pizza, pasta, hummus, kettle corn, and even artisan dairy products, this market offers many local vendors to choose from.

The City of Daly City also offers a Certified Farmers’ Market at the Serramonte Shopping Center (3 Serramonte Center), year-round on Thursdays and Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. With 55 farm stands, including over 200 table feet of Asian vegetables and a vast variety of Indian, French, German, and Italian vegetables and bakeries, this market is popular for locals and visitors alike!

The City of Millbrae offers the Millbrae Certified Farmers’ Market at 200 Broadway in the City Parking Lot between La Cruz and Victoria Ave. This year-round market runs on Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Meanwhile, the Burlingame’s Fresh Market is located on Park Road at Burlingame Avenue and takes place Thursdays from May through October from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, and Sundays year-round from 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM. Operated by the Burlingame Chamber of Commerce, the market features California growers delivering seasonal produce and flowers.
 

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Photo of East Palo Alto Community Farmers' Market, courtesy of Bloomhouse


Continuing south, we have the San Mateo Farmers’ Market, located at the College of San Mateo (1700 W. Hillsdale Blvd.). This year-round market operates on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and features fresh, seasonal produce provided by local farmers and ranchers.

In Foster City, the Foster City Certified Farmers’ Market located at 1010 Metro Center Blvd. is open year-round on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Featuring a wide array of fresh fruits and vegetables, you’ll be sure to find delicious produce while supporting local farms and businesses.

The Belmont Certified Farmers’ Market, located on El Camino Real and O’Neill Avenue in the Caltrain station parking lot, runs on Sundays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, year-round! This market offers the best of California’s agriculture direct from the farmer to you. Here you will find fruits, vegetables, nuts, freshly baked bread and pastries, fresh flowers and so much more.


Silicon Valley Farmers’ Markets


The Menlo Park Certified Farmers’ Market occurs year-round on Sundays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Located in the parking lot on Chestnut St. between Santa Cruz Ave. and Menlo Ave. (1050 Chestnut St.), this non-profit community-based market is sponsored by the local LIONS club, with a mission to contribute to the Quality of Life in their community.

In East Palo Alto, you’ll find the Community Farmers’ Market located at the Bloomhouse parking lot on 2555 Pulgas Ave. Open from April through November from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, this market is a crucial resource for ensuring healthy and affordable food access for the community, while supporting local family farms. This farmers’ market also accepts CalFresh EBT (SNAP) and Market Match, a great program that gives shoppers paying with CalFresh extra spending money for fresh, local produce. Here is a full list of Farmers Markets that offer this program!
 

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Photo courtesy of Jitze Couperus


Friendly Reminder


If you are planning on heading to any of these Farmers Markets, please share your experiences with us by tagging us in your photos @visit_smc_sv, and using the hashtag #playbythebay. Stay safe!
 



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