News

What’s the news? Here are some recent updates.

Market open on July 4

Market open on July 4

While the Fourth of July won’t have the traditional fireworks, the Davis Farmers will be open, featuring all of the flavors that make the holiday memorable. On July 4, the market is open for its regular Saturday hours – 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. – in Central Park, 301 C St.,...

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Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market returns

Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market returns

The Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market is back – with precautions in place to protect the health and safety of its vendors and shoppers. The market is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 29. Since 2010, the Sutter Davis Hospital Farmers Market has...

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Davis Farmers Market cancels 2020 Picnic in the Park

Davis Farmers Market cancels 2020 Picnic in the Park

Davis Farmers Market announced May 8 that its Picnic in the Park event is canceled for 2020. This is the first full-season closure since the Wednesday evening event began in 1995. From April through October, the market traditionally expands its hours, taking advantage...

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Davis Farmers Market remains essential

Davis Farmers Market remains essential

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Davis Farmers Market remains open as an essential grocery provider. A few community members have expressed concern, but Executive Director Randii MacNear reminds patrons that “this is not Picnic in the Park.” County and state health...

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Picnic in the Park postponed until May 13

Picnic in the Park postponed until May 13

The Davis Farmers Market announced Monday it will delay the start of Picnic in the Park until at least May 13. The decision to postpone the extended Wednesday evening hours is prompted by Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recommendation on Sunday to eliminate public gatherings of...

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Market continues, adds precautions

Market continues, adds precautions

The Davis Farmers Market continues its regular schedule while taking additional precautions in light of COVID-19 concerns. The market added a third hand-washing station, and remains vigilant about cleaning all surfaces and vendor tablecloths. Sellers stay home if they...

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Picnic in the Park starts April 1

Picnic in the Park starts April 1

DAVIS – Farmers Market goers will have to wait until April 1 for the start of Picnic in the Park. The popular Wednesday evening event previously coincided with daylight saving time. However, the changing climate in recent years meant some growers’ produce wasn’t ready...

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Market highlighted in California Aggie story

Market highlighted in California Aggie story

The UC Davis student newspaper, The California Aggie, recently published an article on the history of the market. Read it here: https://theaggie.org/2020/02/13/founders-of-davis-farmers-market-tell-their-story/

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Market cookbook honored

Market cookbook honored

"The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook" and a market seller earned Snail of Approval Awards on Dec. 10 from Slow Food Yolo. The Terra Madre Day Celebration was at Preserve in Winters. Other winners included market seller Henry's Bullfrog Bees & PURE Honey, along with...

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Davis Farmers Market loaded with crafts and gifts

Davis Farmers Market loaded with crafts and gifts

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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‘Farmers Markets: Love at First Bite’

This 26-minute 2011 documentary stars the Davis Farmers Market