San Diego Farmers Markets: List
Carlsbad Village Farmers' Market and Food Fair
Large affair which includes: fruits vegetables, flowers, plants, food vendors, and arts & crafts.
Wednesdays 3 to 7pm (summer) or 3 to 6pm (winter)
State Street between Carlsbad Village Drive and Grand Avenue. web site
City Heights Market
Somewhat small market of 12 or so stalls (for example: 3 food vendors, 3 street vendors, 3 Farmers, and a community info booth). Market is small but has good material and strong sense of community. Accepts food stamps / EBT. Occasional live music.
Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm
4340 Wightman St (between Fairmount and 43rd) web site and story
Coronado Farmers' Market
About a dozen vendors selling fresh produce, flowers, eggs, and plants. No arts & crafts. No prepared-foods, but restaurants can be found at the Ferry Landing Marketplace. Nice location and great view.
Tuesdays 2:30 pm to 6 pm
Cornado Ferry Landing, 1st & B; Il Fornaio parking lot. web site
East Village Farmers' Market
Small market of 3 to 20 stalls. Sometimes more of an impromptu bazaar rather than a farmer's market. Eclectic mix of vendors. Live music but somewhat variable in talent
Saturdays 9 am 3 pm
8th Ave between Market & G St. photo
Golden Hill Certified Farmers Market
Saturdays 9:30 am 1:30 pm
B Street between 27th and 28th St. web site and photos
Hillcrest Farmers' Market I Open Air Bazaar
Widely regarded as the best Farmers' market in San Diego. Good number of vendors, great variety of produce and prepared foods: fresh flowers, peaches, plums, tomatoes, oranges, grapefruits, avocados, mangoes, guavas, and papayas; fish, seafood, salami and meats; homemade pastas, crepes, hummus & pita, gyro wraps, healthy drinks, and desserts; clothing, jewelry, leather goods, and home decor. Live Music.
Sundays 9 am to 2 pm
3960 Normal Street at Lincoln, DMV parking lot. web site and photos
Horton Square Market
Rather small, no frills farmers market offering fresh fruits and vegetables.
Thursdays 11 am to 3 pm (March - Oct)
225 Broadway, downtown San Diego, South side of building; cross street Broadway Circle
La Jolla Farmers' Market
One of the larger farmers' market in San Diego with 100 merchants offering fresh fruits & vegetables, arts & crafts, prepared foods, clothing & jewelry, and More...
Little Italy Mercato
90 booths lining Date Street from Kettner to Union. Includes: fruits, vegetables, herbs, eggs, cheese, fish, bread, sauces, olives, pasta, coffee, and pastries; rotisseried chicken, crepes, paninis, smoothies, Italian ices, coffees and artisan foods; orchids, bedding plants, and fresh flowers; crafts, specialty gifts, live music, and occasional cooking demonstrations.
Saturdays 9 am to 1:30 pm
Date Street, from Kettner to Union. web site
Mira Mesa Farmer's Market
Vegetables, fruits, flowers, specialty foods, fresh eggs, fish, baked goods, cheeses, olive oils, honey, jams and jellies, custom glassware, jewelry, arts & crafts and more.
Tuesdays 3 to 7 pm
Mira Mesa High School, 10510 Reagan Road. web site
Mission Valley Farmer's Market
Fruits and vegetables, arts & crafts, and ready to eat foods. web site
Fridays 3 to 7 pm
2028 Camino del Este, Mission Valley Mall, East Parking Lot near Macy's
Morena District Certified Farmers Market
Tuesdays 3 to 7 pm
Morena blvd next to Toys R Us. web site and flyer
North Park Farmers' Market
30 vendors selling fresh, seasonal and organic produce; flowers, arts & crafts, and prepared foods. Market is somewhat small in comparison, but manages to generate loyal, repeat customers. web site
Thursdays, 3 to 7 pm
North Park Way between 32nd St & Herman, South of CVS
Old Town Farmers' Market
Under renovation. Will resume in February 2010.
Fridays 10 am to 2 pm
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, Fiesta de Reyes, 2754 Calhoun St
Pacific Beach Farmers' Market
Small market of about 10 stalls. Some fruits and vegetables but predominantly flowers. No (very little) prepared foods, no arts and crafts, no music. Good location due to proximity to Pacific Beach.
Saturdays 8 am to Noon
4150 Mission Blvd between Reed & Pacific Beach Blvd. photo
Point Loma Certified Farmers Market and Artisan Fair
Sundays 9:30am - 2:30pm
Cañon and Rosecrans. web site
Rancho Bernardo Farmers' Market & Specialties
Need to call to confirm
Fridays 9 am - Noon
Bernardo Winery, 13330 Paseo Del Verano Norte Manager: Michael Manchor Phone: (760) 500-1709
Scripps Ranch Farmers' Market
One of the larger Farmers' Markets in the San Diego area with 75 vendors. Fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers; prepared foods, pies, dipped strawberries, jams, arts and crafts, jewelry, clothes, teak furniture, glassware, home decor, and much more. Rides for kids, live entertainment, and shaded area for eating. Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm
10380 Spring Canyon Rd, Ellen Browning Scripps Elementary School, parking lot across from Vons shopping center. web site
Third Ave Farmers' Market & Asian Bazaar
Relatively small market with a wide variety of merchandise including: fruits vegetables, flowers, jewelery, paintings, hand crafts, clothing, accessories, and prepared foods. Not very busy. Live music.
Sundays 9 am to 1 pm
400 block of Third Ave between Island Ave & J St.
UCSD Farmer's Market
Has some fresh fruits, vegetables, & flowers but predominantly prepared foods, clothing, accessories, trinkets, and specialized products. More like a bazaar.
Tuesdays 10 am to 2 pm during Fall, Winter, & Spring quarters
UCSD, Town Square in front of the Student Services Center (formerly Myers Circle). web site and photos here and here
UTC Certified Farmers Market
Thursdays 3pm - 7pm
UTC Shopping Center on Genesee Ave. web site and photos here