Finding fresh, local produce is easy in California -- after all, over 80% of the country's produce is grown in California in the first place. Find a farmers market near you in Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, and beyond with the guides below.
Certified Farmers Markets are the real deal: farmers selling food they grew directly to consumers. Find a Certified Farmers Market in your neck of California by city, county, or region with this easy, interactive database.
The North Coast Growers Association runs 5 Certified Farmers Markets: 2 each in Arcata (Saturday and Tuesday) and Eureka (Tuesday and Thursday), and 1 in McKinleyville (Thursday).
Certified Farmers Markets can be found Tuesday through Sunday somewhere in the Sacramento area. Find the one nearest you here.
The city of Santa Monica hosts four (yes, four) Certified Farmers Markets - Wednesday and Saturday at Arizona Ave & 3rd St., Saturday at 2200 Virginia Ave, and Sunday at 2640 Main St.
Certified Farmers Markets throughout the Los Angeles and San Diego areas are listed here by the Southland Farmers Market Association.
A certified farmers market held every Saturday morning in Downey, California.
Tahoe/Reno Farmers Markets
This list of Farmers Markets in Tahoe and Reno from About.com's Guide to Reno/Tahoe gives times and locations of the many markets in the Reno/Tahoe area.