Farmers’ Markets have been a mainstay in Sacramento for generations. They provide visitors and consumers with tremendous opportunities to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. These markets can be found in all corners of Sacramento and are usually open on the same days year-round. The following is a list of the best farmers’ markets that all residents or visitors of Sacramento should check out.
Midtown Farmers Market
20th St. between J & K Streets
Sacramento, CA 95811

Open: Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Midtown Farmers Market is hosted by the Midtown Business Association and is located in the heart of Sacramento. It takes place every Saturday, year-round, rain or shine. This market has some of the best local farmers and their delicious foods. Additionally, this farmers’ market has other activities like monthly chef demonstrations and second Saturday craft vendors. It’s a mainstay in midtown and a wonderful option for purchasing those weekly fruits and vegetables.

Davis Farmers Market
401 C St.
Davis CA, 95616

Open: Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Located about 30 minutes from downtown Sacramento, The Davis Farmers Market brings farm-fresh food to city of Davis every Saturday throughout the year. The market takes place in Central Park and is also open on Wednesdays. However, the hours vary on Wednesdays depending on the season. Davis Farmers Market features fresh baked goods, organic produce, flowers, fish, seafood, meats and more. From March through October, the market features concerts that showcase some of the region’s talented local bands.

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Foothill Farmers’ Market
PO Box 3343
Auburn, CA  95604
(530) 823-6183

Open: Saturdays in Auburn from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesdays in Roseville from 8:30 a.m. to 1.p.m.

The Foothill Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday in Old Town Auburn at the Historic Courthouse and every Tuesday at the Fountains in Roseville. Residents of Placer County get to enjoy two days a week of shopping for fresh produce and other locally-grown items. Both days are open year round no matter what the weather is like. From fresh fruits and vegetables to milk, cheese and meats, this farmers market can meet just about all of your grocery shopping needs.

Denio’s Farmers Market And Swap Meet
1551 Vineyard Road
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 782-2704

Open: Fridays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sundays 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Denio’s is more than just a farmers’ market. It’s a combination of farmers markets and one of the largest garage sales in California. As a long time visitor of Denio’s, this place is great for those looking to find a deal on just about anything. The farmers market is open on Fridays. However, there are produce stands and food vendors also open throughout the weekend. There’s no parking fee on Fridays, but there’s a $3 fee to park on Saturdays and Sundays. The market features many great local farmers and delicious foods like fresh produce. The swap meet has many longtime vendors with their well-known stands and other sellers who are there only part time throughout the year.

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