At the Market


Farm-fresh, feel-good food fills the market Saturdays 8am-1pm and Wednesday afternoons. Open year round, rain or shine, our Markets offer an array of fruits & vegetables, including certified organic produce, plus meats, chicken, fish & seafood, wine, local eggs & honey, fresh baked goods, flowers, plants & gifts. Everything sold in the market is either grown by or made by the seller. Check out our baskets, Market logo wear & postcards at the Market Shed. No dogs allowed inside the Market, except for service dogs. Leashed dogs are welcome in the rest of Central Park during Market hours.

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Gift Basket Central

Visit Davis Farmers Market December 6th, 13th and 20th, 8 am to 1 pm for holiday shopping, Gift Basket Central and holiday music. Buy any 3 Market items, take them to Gift Basket Central (next to the Oak Tree Deck) and the Market will wrap them for free! Farm-fresh, feel-good food and locally made products will please everyone on your gift list! Market dollars, shopping baskets, t-shirts, aprons, caps and totes also make great gifts.

Market launches "Go Green, Feel Good" campaign to reduce plastic bag use

Hannah with produce bags

Davis Farmers Market "Go Green, Feel Good" campaign–which launched Saturday, July 19 at the Market–takes a stand against plastic bags with the hope of showing shoppers a better way. The City of Davis passed the "Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance" on November 12 last year, and it went into effect on July 1. The ordinance bans single-use plastic bags at all retail, restaurant and city facilities in Davis. Even though the ordinance exempts plastic bags used for bulk items–produce, candy, nuts, cereals, donuts, cookies, etc.–and for meat, frozen food and potted plants, the Market is focusing on showing shoppers a better way to shop.

Randii MacNear adds, "That means shopping without using plastic bags whenever you can."

Davis Farmers Market purchased 7,000 reusable mesh bags–packaging and labels branded with Market's name–for the "Go Green, Feel Good" campaign with plans to give several thousand to market vendors to give their customers, and give another few thousand directly to shoppers. Shoppers can also purchase the bags in packages of three (three bags for $3) at the Market Shed at the Wednesday and Saturday Markets until supplies run out.

The first mesh bag giveaway to shoppers was at the Market on Saturday, July 19. The first 500 shoppers who stopped by the Market Shed received a free package of three reusable mesh bags. Bag giveaways are also planned for upcoming Wednesday and Saturday markets (dates TBA).

Want to know how to shop the Market without using plastic bags? Here's how. Thanks to Diane Parro for hosting our video!

 

Documentary about Davis Farmers Market goes public on YouTube

The 27-minute documentary about our Market–-Farmers' Markets: Love at First Bite–-is now available for viewing on YouTube.

Postcards on Sale

Postcards on Sale

Eight full-color postcards are now on sale at the Market Shed during Market hours. Each postcard features people and scenes of Davis's well-loved farmers market. Postcards are 50¢ each, or $3.00 for a package of all eight designs.

Looking for another California farmers market?

Visit the California Certified Farmers Market site.

Market Hours

CENTRAL PARK:

Sat: 8-1, year-round, rain or shine!
Wed: 4:30-8:30 pm, Mar 19 thru Oct 29, 2014 "Picnic in the Park" Farmers Market
Wed: 2-6 pm, Nov 5, 2014 thru Mar 11, 2015-Winter Farmers Market

UC DAVIS FARMERS MARKET-Silo:

Wed: 11-1:30 Fall & Spring Quarters
UCD link

SUTTER DAVIS HOSPITAL FARMERS MARKET:

Thurs: 10-1, year-round
SDHFM link

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