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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in San Diego and Imperial Counties in 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 San Diego and Imperial Counties in 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 March 2017, and other timely information:

March 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

Imperial County

San Diego County

  • Escondido Certified Farmers' Market - Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, all produce is sustainably grown, Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food)
    262 E. Grand Avenue, Escondido , CA 92025. Phone: 760.480.4101. Email: escondidofarmersmarket@yahoo.com. Open: Every Tuesday (Rain or Shine) Winter Hours: 2:30pm to 6pm Summer Hours: 2:30pm to 7pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: December 23, 2016)
  • Fairfield Fruit Co - Certified Organic, pre-picked blueberries, Honey from hives on the farm, already picked, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food)
    14224 Old Cole Grade Road, Pauma Valley, CA 92061. Phone: 760-742-5191. Email: info@fairfieldfruit.com. Open: No U-Pick in 2015: We regret to inform you that we are no longer hosting a U-Pick for the 2015 season. Fairfield Farms will continue to sell fruit at your local grocery store, however we unfortunately do not have the capacity to host our U-Pick. We sincerely appreciate your support; Unfortunately, there will be no exceptions to our U-Pick closure – we are not accepting any groups, parties, or individuals for private or public tours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: I15: Exit 76 East, stay on 76 for 12.8 mi, turn right on Cole Grade Road. Continue on Cole Grade road for 1.2mi, turn right onto Old Cole Grade Road. Continue until the road dead ends at Fairfield Farms. 78 (Escondido): Turn left on Broadway, followed by a right on E El Norte Pkwy, continue for 3.5 mi. Turn left on Valley Pkwy, continue for 5.9 mi. Turn left on Old Cole Grade Road, continue for 6.7mi. You will reach a hill, at the bottom, make a left turn onto Old Cole Grade Road. Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page.  (UPDATED: April 26, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: April 15, 2014)
  • Fran's Original Farm Stand - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, apricots, beets, blackberries, blueberries, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, figs, grapes, grapefruit, lemons, marionberries, melons, nectarines, onions, oranges, other berries, other citrus, pears, peaches, peppers, persimmons, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), rhubarb, summer squash, tangerines, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, porta-potties, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals
    1980 Summit Dr, Escondido, CA 92027. Phone: 760-504-0101. Alternate Phone: 760-738-9014. Email: farmstandwest@gmail.com. Open: Open April - October Tuesday - Friday 12:00pm to 6:00pm Saturday - Sunday 10:00am to 6:00pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: at corner of Summit Drive and San Pasqual Valley Road (Hwy 78) on the way to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 28, 2014) (ADDED: April 20, 2014)
  • Grebar Farms - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    401 Pile Street, Ramona, CA. Phone: 760-789-4261. Open: Regular Summer Hours: Wednesday to Friday 10:00-6:00; Saturday, Sunday 10:00-4:00; closed Monday,Tuesday; Special hours for 4th of July: Tuesday 3rd 10:00-4:00; Wednesday 4th 8:00-12:00.. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only. They ran a big add this week in the local paper, tree ripened Peaches, 2 varieties; blueberries, blackberries and boysenberries; apricots; zucchini, cabbage and carrots, and more (ADDED: July 01, 2012, suggested by a visitor)
  • Julian Mining Company - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, gift shop, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    4444 highway 78, Julian, CA 92036. Phone: 951-313-0166. Email: julianminingco@aol.com. Open: September through December. Directions: call for directions. Harvest tour includes cider pressing, hayride, and a visit to the animal corral This begins the last weekend of September through November. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Spooky night-time hayride (not really spooky, just fun and totally kid-friendly!) please call in advance for reservations/payment. Available Saturday nights in October. (UPDATED: August 06, 2013)
  • Shadow Creek Ranch - Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Farm market, not located on the farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), some produce is sustainably grown, all produce is sustainably grown, Covered outdoor market, Uncovered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, apricots, corn (sweet), figs, herbs/spices, lavender, lemons, nectarines, onions, oranges, pears, peaches, persimmons, plums, tomatoes,
    14871 Mussey Grade Rd, Ramona, CA 92065. Phone: 858-3365370. Alternate Phone: 858-336-5370. Email: Greennramona@gmail.com. Open: Weekends 9 am to 6. Directions: Ramona. 67 and mussey grade road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: July 27, 2015)
  • The Farmstand - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, apples, apricots, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, figs, grapes, grapefruit, herbs/spices, peaches, peppers, persimmons, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), rhubarb, summer squash, tangerines, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food)
    2115 Miller Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025. Phone: 760-738-9014. Email: farmstandwest@gmail.com. Open: April - October Tuesday - Friday 12pm to 6pm Saturday - Sunday 10am to 6pm November - May Self Serve Honor Stand 10am to 4pm Daily. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Interstate 15 Exit 29, Felecita Ave/Citracado Pkwy. Miller Avenue at Citricado Pkwy. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Kale, swiss chard, green beans, lemon, limes, avocados,. (UPDATED: September 30, 2014)  (UPDATED: October 30, 2011)

 

 

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