Find a local farm market here

Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Monterey and San Benito County area of California?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Monterey and San Benito County area of California, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in April 2017, and other timely information:

April brings with it Spring and the ability to buy locally, especially in the deep South where fresh strawberries are available in Florida and Texas, followed by California. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the colder regions. Many markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

Click on Local resources above, if you need a county map

Monterey County

  • Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) - Certified Organic, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is certified organically grown, Uncovered outdoor market,
    1700 Old Stage Road, Salinas, CA 93908. Phone: 831-758-1469. Open: October 17, 2010, Saturday 11 am to 4 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Exit Potter Road on Highway 101 to 1700 Old Stage Road. We are located 7 miles south of downtown Salinas, California. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, only. The Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association (ALBA) is an organic farm business training center for aspiring limited-resource farmers. Beginning farmers will offer for sale organically-grown produce and pumpkins. Fall Harvest Celebration activities include pumpkin decorating, hay rides and prepared food with the opportunity to meet and support the farmers! Remember to bring cash and your own bag. (ADDED: October 12, 2010)


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