By Tanya Henry
Ahhh … spring is here! That means asparagus, berries, beets, peas and spring greens are now at their seasonal best. It also means that the farmers’ markets that close for the winter are mostly back up and running. Several different organizations run the ever-growing number of markets—so don’t be surprised to see more popping up throughout the county. Support your local farmers at the local stands and markets listed below.
Mill Valley Farmers’ Market
When: Year-round, Fri., 9:30am-2:30pm
Where: CVS parking lot, Alto Shopping Center, 759 E. Blithedale Ave.
Tam Valley Farmers’ Market
When: May-December, Tues., 3pm-7pm
Where: Shoreline Shopping Center, 219 Shoreline Hwy.
Corte Madera Farmers’ Market
When: Year-round, Wed., 12pm-5pm
Where: 100 Corte Madera Town Center
When: Year-round, Sat., 9am-2pm
Where: 2257 Larkspur Landing Circle
When: April-December, Wed., 4-8pm
Where: Peri Park, 124 Bolinas Rd., Fairfax
Fairfax Community Farmers’ Market
When: Year-round, Sun., 10am-2pm
Where: Fairfax Library parking lot, 2097 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. at Broadway
When: Year-round, 24/7 honor system
Where: 140 Olema Bolinas Rd.
When: Year-round, Thurs., 8am-1pm
Where: Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium parking lot, 3501 Civic Center Dr.
When: April-Sept., Thurs., 6pm-9pm
Where: Fourth Street, between B and Cijos streets
When: Year-round, Sun., 8am-1pm
Where: Civic Center Dr./Peter Behr Dr.
When: Year-round, Sat., 9am-1pm
Where: Marinwood Plaza, 101 Marinwood Ave.
Downtown Novato Community Farmers’ Market
When: May-Sept., Tues., 4pm-8pm
Where: Grant Ave., between 1st and 4th streets
These markets are slated to reopen in June:
When: June-Oct., Tues., 1pm-7:30pm
Where: Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
When: June-Nov., Sat., 9am-1pm
Where: Toby’s Feed Barn, Hwy. 1
When: June-Oct., Sat., 9am-5pm
Where: Downtown Woodacre, 175 San Geronimo Valley Dr.
When: June-Oct., Wed., 1pm-7:30pm
Where: San Geronimo Valley Community Center, 6350 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.