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.

MONDAY

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

TUESDAY

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

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

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

WEDNESDAY

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

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

THURSDAY

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

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

FRIDAY

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

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

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

SATURDAY

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

SUNDAY

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

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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