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Picnic in the Park: March 13-Oct. 30

One of the rewards of daylight saving time is the annual return of Picnic in the Park, when the Davis Farmers Market extends its Wednesday hours, transforming into a festival of food, music and fun. Picnic in the Park returns on Wednesday, March 13, at Central Park,...

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Get or make crafts at the market

Holiday shopping is a treat at the Davis Farmers Market, where patrons can cross off their gift and grocery lists with one stop. Along with the farm-fresh produce, eggs, meat and baked goods, there are local crafts, free gift baskets and holiday music on Saturdays,...

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Free gift baskets on Saturdays

The Davis Farmers Market turns into Gift Basket Central for the first four Saturdays in December, offering free baskets and wrapping of market items. On Saturdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 and 22, shoppers can assemble custom gift baskets, wrapped for free at the market’s Gift...

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Everything but the turkey

The Davis Farmers Market extends its hours on Wednesday, Nov. 21 for its annual Pre-Thanksgiving Market. The market will open from noon to 6 p.m., with a bounty of seasonal produce, table décor, meats, cheeses, olive oil, honey and wine. Fresh-baked items include...

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Author signing cookbooks at several markets

Local author Ann M. Evans will be at three upcoming Davis Farmers Markets to sell and sign editions of “The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook.” Evans will sign books and offer meal-prep tips on the following Saturdays: Nov. 17, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22. The market is open from...

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Market turns into a Pumpkin Patch on Oct. 27

Pumpkins, plants, face painting and a petting farm. Those are just a few of the highlights at the annual Pumpkin Patch, Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Davis Farmers Market. The event, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., has all of the usual Saturday market vendors, with fruit, veggies,...

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Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market returns on Thursdays

The Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market returns on May 3. The market is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, through Oct. 25. In its eighth year, the Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market brings farm-fresh, local foods and produce to the hospital’s main entrance, 2000...

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Davis’ Picnic in the Park returns with revised hours

Music and food will fill Central Park on Wednesdays at the market DAVIS – One of the rewards of daylight saving time is the annual return of Picnic in the Park, when the Davis Farmers Market extends its Wednesday hours, transforming into a festival of food, music and...

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Gift Basket Central on Saturdays

The Davis Farmers Market turns into Gift Basket Central on Saturdays in December, offering free baskets and wrapping of market items. On Saturdays, Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 23, shoppers can assemble custom gift baskets, wrapped for free at the market’s Gift Basket Central...

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Everything but the turkey at Pre-Thanksgiving market

The Davis Farmers Market extends its hours on Wednesday, Nov. 22 for its annual Pre-Thanksgiving Market. The market will open from noon to 6 p.m., with a bounty of seasonal produce, table décor, meats, cheeses, olive oil, honey and wine. Fresh-baked items include...

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‘Farmers Markets: Love at First Bite’

This 26-minute 2011 documentary stars the Davis Farmers Market