Find a local farm market here

Looking for a local, true farmer's market in the Santa Cruz 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 the Santa Cruz 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 July 2017, and other timely information:

July 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

Santa Cruz County

  • Clearview Orchards - Certified Organic, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, all produce is certified organically grown, apples, strawberries, Honey from hives on the farm, porta-potties
    646 Trabing Road, Watsonville, CA 95076. Phone: (408)472-1958. Email: info@clearvieworchards.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: from Santa Cruz: Highway 1 South towards Watsonville Exit Buena Vista Road Turn left at stop sign Turn left on Trabing road to orchard. Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: October 26, 2011)
  • Live Earth Farm and Discovery Program - Certified Organic, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is certified organically grown, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), face painting, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    1275 Green Valley Road, Watsonville, CA 95076. Phone: 831-763-2448. Alternate Phone: 831-728-2032. Email: farmers@cruzio.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm, Year round. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: May 12, 2014)

 

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