Farmers Markets in Monterey County

Earning the name "Salad Bowl of the World," it's no surprise that Monterey County is home to many farmers' markets of varying sizes and specialties. There's one on almost every day of the week, and two farmers' markets on several days of the week! No matter where you are in Monterey County there's a farmers' market near you. See below to find the days and times of Monterey County farmers' markets, as well as links to maps of their locations.

Many of these markets have not only fresh produce but also food booths from local chefs and restaurants serving up Monterey County's finest specialties. Live entertainment from local musicians make Tuesday's Monterey market a particular local favorite.


gazebo at the pacific grove farmers market

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Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market

3pm - 7pm, 3pm - 6pm (winter)
Grand Avenue and Central Avenue
Pacific Grove, CA 93950


cherries and peaches on display at the carmel farmers market

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Carmel Farmers' Market 

9am - 1pm (May-September) 
3618 The Barnyard 
Carmel, CA 93923

Produce for sale at the Alisal farmers market

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Alisal Certified Farmers' Market

11am - 4pm (June-September)
632 East Alisal Street
Salinas, CA 93905

People picking out produce at the old Monterey farmers market


Old Monterey Marketplace

4-7pm (October-April), 4-8pm (May-September)
Alvarado Street and West Franklin Street
Monterey, CA 93940


People walking around the natividad farmers market


Natividad Certified Farmers' Market

11am - 3:30pm (May - October)
1441 Constitution Boulevard
Salinas, CA 93906

people at the outdoor markets at the salinas sports complex


Outdoor Market at the Rodeo

4pm - 8pm
Salinas Sports Complex
1034 North Main Street
Salinas, CA 39301


produce at the carmel-by-the-sea farmers market


Carmel-by-the-Sea Farmers' Market

10am - 2pm 
Mission Street & 6th Avenue
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

a man picking out fruit at the soledad farmers market

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Soledad Farmers' Market

4pm - 8pm (May - December)
Front Street & Encinal Street
Soledad, CA 93960


people picking out fruits and vegetables at the del monte farmers market

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Del Monte Certified Farmers' Market

8am - 12pm
Del Monte Shopping Center
1410 Del Monte Center
Monterey, CA 93940

vendor at monterey farmers market posing with his produce

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Monterey Certified Farmers Market

9am - 2pm
Del Monte Center
1410 Del Monte Center (in front of Chipotle and Starbucks)
Monterey, CA 93940

people shopping at the salinas valley memorial healthcare farmers market


Salinas Valley Memorial Certified Farmers' Market

1:30pm - 5:30pm (May-October)
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
300 block Main Street
Salinas, CA 93901


broccoli, carrots and beets at the oldtown salinas farmers market

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Downtown Salinas Saturday Certified Farmers' Market

9am - 2pm
Gabilan Street between Main and Salinas Streets
Salinas, CA 93901

The Power Plant Certified Farmer's Market

9am - 3pm
The Power Plant Coffee & Store 7990 CA-1, Moss Landing, CA 95039
Moss Landing, CA


vendor tents at the marina farmers market


Marina Everyone's Harvest Certified Farmers' Market

10am - 2pm
215 Reservation Road
Marina, CA 93933

vendors tents at the carmel valley farmers market

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Carmel Valley Certified Farmers' Market

10am - 3pm
25 Ford Road at the Community Center
Carmel Valley, CA 93924

Farm Stands in Monterey County

Combine education and edible delights when you make a visit to The Farm in the verdant Salinas Valley. Open six days a week, The Farm is an agricultural education center, demonstration farm and produce stand designed to tell the story of farming on the Central Coast. Enjoy the fresh certified organic produce, tours and visits with the farm animals. The Farm also hosts several events throughout the year like Apple Day, Fall Festival, Day of Thanksgiving and more.

Try Carmel Valley's Earthbound Farm Organic Farm Stand. Along with choosing from fresh produce grown in a spectacular setting, join in on a chef's pantry tour, cut your own flowers, or explore the "Kids' Garden." Check out their calendar for special events and workshops like wreath-making and pumpkin carving.

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