Downtown San Jose Farmers’ Market, presented by Kaiser Permanente
Find the season's freshest fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, and gourmet treats from more than 30 local certified growers and purveyors of fine food, plus unique gifts from local artisans, at the Downtown Farmers' Market, now in its 25th season.
When: Every Friday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
May 5, 2017 – November 17
Where: The Downtown Farmers’ Market is located on San Pedro
Street in San Jose, between St. John and Santa Clara streets
Admission: The Market is free and open to the public
Attendance: Weekly attendance averages approximately 2,500
Audience: Downtown office workers, out-of-town visitors, residents, and San Jose State University students and faculty
Event Producers: The San Jose Downtown Association (SJDA), a local nonprofit business association, in partnership with Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association (PCFMA)
Seasonal produce: Though a lot of vegetables are grown in California year-round, a lot of fruit ripens starting in May, including apricots, blueberries, cantaloupes, cherries, nectarines, peaches, plums, prunes and raspberries. In June, find blackberries, boysenberries and other melons.
Gourmet foods: The market has attracted purveyors of breads and baked goods, fresh fish, cheeses, honey products, olive oils and vinegars, wine, jams, sauces and ethnic treats, all locally grown and made.
Local artists: Displaying crafts, jewelry, soaps, lotions, candles, scarves and clothing.
Sponsors/partners: Kaiser Permanente, Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association, City of San Jose, Metro Newspapers, El Observador, NBC Bay Area, Telemundo 48, KFOX 98.5, Republic Services, Content Magazine, VTA (Valley Transportation Authority), 94.5KBAY and Mix 106.5