California certified farmers' markets are the real thing - places where genuine farmers sell fruits, nuts, and vegetables directly to the public. Every farmer who sells at a certified market is inspected by the county agricultural commissioner to make sure that he/she actually grows the commodity being sold. See all 8.
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SHOP OUR 8 CERTIFIED FARMERS' MARKETS
Farmers' markets throughout the week
As of summer 2021, ALL farmers' markets are open and operating!
Top 7 Reasons to Shop Orange County's Certified Farmers' Markets
Cut the middle man and buy direct. You can purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, plants, and value-added products directly from the farmer
Build community. Customers get to know the people who are growing/producing their food
Support local families. Money spent at certified farmers’ markets directly supports family farms that are part of the community rather than large grocery chains
Discover the hard-to-find. A larger diversity of produce is available at farmers’ markets; produce that is rarely found at grocery stores
Reduce your carbon footprint. Produce at farmers’ markets travels a shorter distance from the field to the plate and has a smaller carbon footprint
Get fresher produce. Produce sold at farmers markets is often harvested fresh just days -or hours- before market, having been fully ripened in the field or on the vine
Be a part of an Orange County heritage. Orange County Farm Bureau opened the first ever certified farmers’ market in the history of Orange County nearly 40 years ago. Since then, bringing people (and their food) together has become a county-wide tradition.