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 - Pacific GroveCarmel, MontereyMarinaSalinasSoledad or elsewhere 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 makes Tuesday's Monterey market a particular local favorite.

Monday

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

Tuesday

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

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

Old Monterey Marketplace
4pm - 8pm (summer), 4pm - 7pm (winter)
Alvarado Street and W Franklin Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Wednesday

Natividad Certified Farmers' Market
11am - 3:30pm (May - October)
1441 Constitution Boulevard
Salinas, CA 93906

Outdoor Market at the Rodeo
4pm - 8pm
Salinas Sports Complex
1034 N. Main Street
Salinas, CA 39301

Thursday

Carmel-by-the-Sea Certified Farmers' Market
10am - 2pm
6th Street and Mission Street
Carmel, CA 93923

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

Friday

Monterey Peninsula College Certified Farmers' Market
10am - 2pm
Monterey Peninsula College
930 Fremont St.
Monterey, CA 93940

Salinas Valley Memorial Certified Farmers' Market
1:30pm - 5:30pm (May-October)
Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital
450 East Romie Lane 
Salinas, CA 93901

Saturday

Downtown Salinas Saturday Certified Farmers' Market
9am - 2pm
Gabilan Street between Main and Salinas Streets
Salinas, CA 93901

Greenfield Farmers' Market
9am - 2pm (June-October)
Library, El Camino Real and Palm Avenue 
Greenfield, CA 93927

Sunday

Del Monte Certified Farmers' Market
8am - 12pm (May - October)
Del Monte Shopping Center
1410 Del Monte Center
Monterey, CA 93940

Marina Everyone's Harvest Certified Farmers' Market
10am - 2pm
215 Reservation Road
Marina, CA 93933

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

Farm Stands in Monterey County

The Wharf Marketplace is a convenient one-stop shop for all things fresh and local. Visitors and locals alike can purchase everything from seafood, flowers, cheeses, meats, vegetables to wines. The permanent farmers' market is conveniently located at the Pacific Railroad Passenger Station just between Old Fisherman's Wharf and the Commercial Wharf where many of the fishing boats unload their fresh catches.

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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