Area Farmer's Markets
Just about any day is a good day to find a Farmer's Market here on the Monterey Peninsula. Being located in the heart of the nation's salad bowl, the area abounds in fresh fruits and vegetables. But our farmer's markets are more than just fruit and veggies. Each market has their own flair and specialty. So while you are visiting us at Saddle Mountain Ranch, be sure to take a moment to enjoy the fresh flavors of our neighborhood.
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Everyone's Harvest Farmers Market 70% organic
Central and Grand Avenues by the Museum of Natural History
Pacific Grove 3pm-7pm
Carmel Farmer's Market
Carmel Farmers Market (May-Oct)
9am-1pm rain or shine
3618 The Barnyard
Old Monterey Marketplace
4pm-8pm year round
The Granddaddy of all the Farmer's Markets on the Peninsula
Carmel-By-The-Sea Farmer's Market
Downtown at Devendorf Park and Sixth Street
Monterey Peninsual College Certified Farmer's Market
School parking lot on Fremont Street side in Monterey
Open year around rain or shine
Carmel Valley Certified Farmer's Market
Community Center located at 25 Ford Road
Open year round 2pm-6pm
Del Monte Certified Farmers Market
8am-12 Noon Rain or shine
You will also find flowers and plants here
Located in the parking lot next to Whole Foods
Del Monte Shopping Center
1410 Del Monte Ave, Monterey
Did You Know?
...that California accounts for 88% of the 2.3 billion pounds of strawberries grown in the US, according to the California Strawberry Commission?
...that one acre can produce over 50,000 pounds of strawberries each year, making it the 5th most valuable fruit crop in the state?
...that strawberries are grown year around in the Salinas Valley?
...that the main crops of the Salinas Valley are: strawberries, lettuce, tomatoes, spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, celery and wine grapes?
..that the Salinas Valley, running 90 miles between the Gabilan and Santa Lucia mountain ranges, is known as "the salad bowl of the world"?
...that the Salinas Valley is the setting for hometown boy, John Steinbeck's novels, "East of Eden" and "Of Mice and Men"?
...that 30% of the world's lettuce is grown in the Salinas Valley?
...that there are nearly 75 wineries in Monterey county?!