Farmers markets offer fresh, locally grown produce certified as being offered straight from a local farm. Bring your family and meet farmers and others offering locally prepared foods, hand-crafted items, fresh flowers, plants and more. At many community markets you’ll find entertainment, resource information, activities for kids and more. Most markets accept EBT/SNAP.
Sierra Oro Farm Trail. Year-round. Association of member farms, wineries & businesses share the bounty & heritage of Butte County agriculture by opening their doors for tastings, tours & fun annual events. Maps available online. http://www.sierraoro.org. (530) 891-5556.
Gridley Farmers Market. Mid-May–Aug, 5-8pm. Orchard Hospital, 240 Spruce St. (530) 846-3142.
Paradise Farmers Market. May–Oct, 7:30am-12pm. http://www.chicofarmersmarket.com. Paradise Alliance Church parking lot, 6491 Clark Rd. (530) 893-FARM.
Chico Farmers Market. Year-round, 7:30am-1pm, rain or shine. http://www.chicofarmersmarket.com. North Valley Plaza, on Pillsbury Rd. (530) 893-FARM.
Chico OVP (Organic Vegetable Project) Market. Year-round, June–Aug: 10am-1pm; Sept–May: 11am-2pm. http://www.csuchico.edu/ag/farm/organic-vegetable-project.shtml. Located at CSU Chico, between the BMU & the Student Services Center Plaza. (530) 898-4137.
Downtown Oroville Wednesday Night Farmers Market. March–Nov: 4-8pm. Myers & Bird St. (between Montgomery). (530) 538-2542.
Oroville Hospital’s Farmers Market. June–Sept, 10am-2pm. Oroville Hospital lawn area (parking shuttle avail.), 2767 Olive Hwy. (530) 532-8004.
Downtown Chico’s Thursday Night Market. April–Sept, 6-9pm. Broadway between 2nd & 5th (including City Plaza.) (530) 345-6500.
Paradise Farmers Market. May–Sept 4-7pm. Thomas Ace Hardware Parking Lot, 5720 Clark Rd. http://www.chicofarmersmarket.com (530) 893-FARM.
Party in the Park Music & Marketplace; Paradise. June–Sept., 5:30pm-dusk. Paradise Community Park, Pearson Rd. at Black Olive Dr. (530) 877-9356.
Oroville Friday Night Market. Sept-Oct: 4-8pm. 3 Alverda Dr. (530) 538-2542.
Chico Farmers Market. Year-round, 7:30am-1pm, rain or shine. http://www.chicofarmersmarket.com. Municipal parking lot, 2nd & Wall Sts. (530) 893-FARM.
Oroville Saturday Farmers Market. May–Oct, 7:30am-12pm. http://www.chicofarmersmarket.com. Riverbend Park at Montgomery Street. (530) 893-FARM.
Orland Farmers Market. June –Aug. 8am-12pm. Parking lot near Grocery Outlet, 1026 South St. (530) 514-3837.
Happy Valley Farm Trail. Year-round. Over 20 participating farmers & ranchers offer fresh produce & farm products. Maps avail. in Redding at the Redding Visitor Center Bureau, 840 Sundial Bridge Dr.; in Anderson at the California Welcome Center, 1699 State Highway 273. http://www.clearcreekcsd.com. (530) 357-2416.
Fall River Valley Farmers Market; Fall River Mills. May–Sept: 3-6pm. Fall River Valley Library, 43250 Highway 299 East. (530) 336-6263
Marilyn Miller Farmers Market; Redding. June–Oct, 7:30am-12pm. Shasta Center parking lot, http://www.shastagrowersassociation.com. 1700 Churn Creek Rd. (530) 226-7100.
Burney Farmers Market. June–Oct, 3-6pm. http://www.shastagrowersassociation.com. Burney Sporting Goods parking lot, 37427 Highway 299 E. (530) 226-7100.
Anderson Farmers Market. May–Oct. 7:30am-12pm. http://www.shastagrowersassociation.com. Anderson Shasta Outlets, 1699 Hwy 273. (530) 226-7100.
Market Street Faire Farmers Market; Redding. June–July, 5-8:30pm. http://www.vivadowntownredding.org. Market St. Promenade, 1560 Market St. (530) 243-7773.
Friday Night in the Park; Shasta Lake City. June-Aug: 6-8:30pm. Clair Engle Park, 1525 Median Ave. (530) 275-7497.
Redding Farmers Market. April–Dec, 7:30am-12pm. http://www.shastagrowersassociation.com. 777 Cypress Ave., behind the City Center. (530) 226-7100.
Turtle Bay Market; Redding. June–Oct, 8am-12pm. http://www.shastagrowersassociation.com. Turtle Bay parking lot, 840 Sundial Bridge Dr. (530) 226-7100.
Mt. Shasta Farmers Market. Late May–Mid-Oct, 2016, 3:30-6pm. http://www.mtshastafarmersmarket.com. 400 block of N. Mt. Shasta Blvd. (530) 925-0187.
Yreka Community Farmers Market. Mid-Jun–Oct, 11am-2pm. Tractor Supply Co. parking lot, 1455 S. Main St., Yreka. (530) 436-2610.
Dunsmuir Farmers Market. June–1st week of Oct, 4-7pm. Spruce St. & Dunsmuir Ave. (next to Dunsmuir Brewery). (530) 925-4355.
Etna Farmers Market. June–Oct, 4:30-6:30pm. Ask about CSA-style subscription packages. http://www.etnafarmersmarket.com. Located outside Dotty’s Restaurant, 404 N. Hwy 3. (530) 643-7876.
Yreka Farmers Market. Jun–Oct, 10am-2pm. Historical downtown area, 117 Miner St., corner of Minor St. & Broadway. (530) 842-1649.
Red Bluff Chamber Wednesday Market. June 15 to Sept. 7, 2016, 5-8pm. Includes kids’ activities & live music. In front of the Courthouse, 600 block of Washington St. (530) 527-6220.
Frontier Village Farmers Market; Red Bluff. Year-round, 8am-1pm. Call for new location (530) 526-2843.
Red Bluff Chamber’s Farmers Market. June–Sept, 7:30am-12pm. Includes kids’ activities on 1st. Saturdays. Red Bluff City River Park, 100 Main St. redbluffchamber.com. (530) 527-6220.