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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

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What's in season in October 2019, and other timely information:

October Apple, pears, pumpkins, Fresh fruit and vegetables, many locally grown abound! Always see the market's website or Facebook page for current hours; many change their days and hours without notice or for the changing seasons.

Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, California Farmer's Market Listings in 2019, by county

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Alameda County

  • Ardenwood Historic Farmworking farm, farm market, pumpkins
    Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont, CA. Phone; 510-796-0663.. Ardenwood is a working farm, not really a pick-your-own. They have a pumpkin patch & all sorts of seasonal events. The market is called Perry's & it has both organic & not. The daily activities change from season to season. Through Ardenwood's educational programs, visitors can see and participate in many activities common to a turn-of-the-century farm. Weekdays, naturalists provide programs for school classes and other groups by reservation. Horse-drawn wagon & train rides. 
  • Castro Valley Farmers' Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    BART parking lot @ Redwood Rd. & Norbridge Ave., Castro Valley, CA 94546.Open: Saturday from 10am - 2pm Year Round. Phone: (510) 745-7100.
  • Downtown San Leandro Farmers' Market on Wednesday -
    135 Parrott St., San Leandro, CA 94577. Open: Wed. 4-8 pm Mar 27 - Oct 9. Phone: (825) 925-9090.
  • Dublin Farmers' Market on Thursday - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Emerald Glen Community Park, 4201 Central Parkway, Dublin, CA 94501. Open: Thur. 4-8 pm Apr 4 - Sep 26. Phone: (925) 825-9090.
  • Fruitvale Farmers Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Avenida De La Fuente, 3340 E. 12th St., Oakland, CA 94609. Open:  Sun. 10am - 3pm and Tue. 1 - 7pm  and Thur. 1 - 7pm Year Round. Phone: (510) 535-7178.
  • Grand Lake Farmers Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Splash Pad Park, Grand Ave. & Lake Park Ave., Oakland, CA 94610. Open: Sat. 9am - 2pm Year Round. Phone: (415) 472-6100.
  • Haight Ave Farmers' Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    710 Haight Ave., Alameda, CA 94501. Open: Sat. 9am - 1pm and Tue. 9am - 1pm  Year Round. Phone: (925) 825-9090.
  • Hayward Certified Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Watkins St. between B & C Streets, City Hall Plaza, 777 B St., Hayward, CA 94541. Open: Sat. 9am - 1pm, Year Round. Phone: (415) 472-6100.
  • Irvington Farmers' Market on Sunday - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Bay Street & Trimboli Way, Fremont, CA 94538. Open: Sun. 9am - 2pm Year Round. Phone: (825) 925-9090.
  • Jack London Square Farmers' Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Jack London Square, Palm Plaza at Webster & Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94607. Open: Sun 10am - 3pm Year Round. Phone: (415) 291-3276.
  • J.E. Perry Farms - Certified Organic, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    34600 Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont, CA 94555. Phone: 510-791-0340. Alternate Phone: 510-579-0763. Fax: 510-791-0128. Email: jeperryfarms@sbcglobal.net. Open: Monday to Sunday 9am to 7pm. Directions: South on us 880 toward Oakland/San Fransisco. Exit Dumbarton highway 84.exit Highway 84 at Ardenwood/Newark Boulevard. Go north on Ardenwood Boulevard. The entrance is just north of Highway 84. North on us 880 toward San Jose. Exit Dumbarton highway 84.exit Highway 84 at Ardenwood/Newark Boulevard. Go north on Ardenwood Boulevard. The entrance is just north of Highway 84. Pumpkin patch is open till October 31st. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: October 16, 2009)
  • Kaiser Permanente Union City Farmers' Market on Tuesday - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    3553 Whipple Rd., Union City, CA 94587.Open: Tue. 10am - 2pm Apr 9 - Nov 12. Phone: (925) 825-9090.
  • Kaiser Fremont Farmers' Market on Thursday - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    39400 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA 94538.Open: Thursday from 10am - 2pm Year Round. Phone: (925) 825-9090.
  • Kaiser Oakland Farmers' Market on Friday - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    3801 Howe St., Oakland, CA 94611.  Open: Fri. 10am - 2pm Apr 6 - Oct 5. Phone: (925) 825-9090.
  • Kaiser San Leandro Farmers' Market on Wednesday - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    2500 Merced St., San Leandro, CA 94577.  Open: Wed. 10am - 2pm Year Round. Phone: (925) 825-9090.
  • Livermore Farmers' Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    2155 3rd St., Livermore, CA 94550. Open: Sun. 10:30am - 2pm and Thur. 4-8 pm Apr 18 - Oct 3. Phone: (825) 925-9090.
  • Moggi Ranch - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, all produce is sustainably grown, Uncovered outdoor market,
    8200 Altamont Pass Rd, Livermore, CA 94550. Phone: 925-724-4009. Alternate Phone: 925-606-0846. Email: moggiranch@gmail.com. Open: Farmer's Stand is open 6:30 am to 8:30 am and 2pm to 5pm but this May change;. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Pomegranates are ready Now! Come and Pick your own; UFO Peaches June thru July Nectarines June thru July Plums June thru July Mulberries Late May thru September - Worth the wait Pomegranates October thru late November ( Ready Now ). We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. We grow only rare or specialty fruits: Mulberries (not in season) UFO peaches(not in season) Old stock Nectarines (not in season) Pomegranates (In Season and Ready) Fruit stand is open 6:30am to 8:30am and 2:00pm to 5:00pm Monday thru Friday. We operate our U Pick on the weekends. Call if you want to buy pomegranates on the weekend and you do not want to pick yourself. We will pick them for you and have them ready for your pick up. (UPDATED: October 20, 2012)
  • Montclair Village Farmers' Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    LaSalle Ave. btwn. Mountain Blvd. & Moraga Ave., Oakland, CA 94611. Open: Sun. 9am - 1pm Year Round. Phone: (510) 745-7100.
  • Newark Farmers Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    2086 Newpark Mall (parking lot between JC Penney & Burlington), Newark, CA 94560. Open: Sun 9am - 1pm Year Round. Phone: (415) 472-6100.
  • NewPark Mall Farmer's Market- Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, restrooms, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food)
    2086 NewPark Mall, Newark, CA 94560. Open: Sundays 9a-1p. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. They take EBT/SNAP cards (give tokens). (ADDED: May 31, 2012, suggested by a visitor)
  • Niles Certified Farmers' Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Niles Plaza Parking Lot, Fremont, CA 94536. Open: Saturday from 10am - 2pm Year Round. Phone:  (650) 925-4535.
  • North Shattuck Farmers' Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Shattuck Ave. at Rose St. and Vine, Berkeley, CA. 94703. Open: Thur. 3 - 7pm Year Around. Phone: (510) 548-2220.
  • Oakland Children's Hospital Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Oakland Children's Hospital, 747 52nd St., between MLK and Dover, Oakland, CA 94609. Open: Tue. 2pm - 6:30pm Year Round. Phone: (510) 250-7957.
  • Old Oakland Farmers' Certified Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    9th Street Between Broadway and Clay Streets, Oakland, CA 94607. Open: Fri. 8am - 2pm  Year Round. Phone: (510) 745-7100.
  • Pleasanton Farmers' Market on Saturday - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    46 West Angela St., Pleasanton, CA 94566.Open: Sat. 9am - 1pm Year Round. Phone: (825) 925-9090.
  • Raising the Hope Freedom - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Farmers' Market 3615 Market St., Oakland, CA 94608. Open: Saturday from 10am - 3pm, Jul 28 - Nov 25. Phone: (510) 654-3013.
  • San Leandro CFM ath the Bayfair Center - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Staples parking lot at East 14th, Street & Fairmont Drive, San Leandro, CA 94577. Open: Sat 9am - 1pm, Year Round. Phone: (925) 465-4690.
  • San Leandro Cherry Festival - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Clarke Street & Estuillo, San Leandro, CA. Open: Sat 11am-6pm June 2nd Only. Phone: (825) 925-9090.
  • Saturday Berkeley Farmers' Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Center St. at Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA 94704, CA. Open: Saturday from 10am - 3pm Year Round. Phone: (510) 548-2220.
  • South Berkeley Farmers Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Adeline Street at 63rd Street, Berkeley, CA 94704. Open: Tue. 2pm - 6:30pm Year Round. Phone: (510) 548-2220.
  • Temescal Farmers' Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    DMV Parking Lot, 5300 Claremont Ave, Oakland, CA 94618. Open: Sun 9am - 1pm Year Round. Phone: (510) 745-7100.
  • Union City Farmers' Market on Saturday - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    Alvarado Park, 30940 Watkins St., Union City, CA 94587. Open: Sat. 9am - 1pm Year Round. Phone: (825) 925-9090.
  • Uptown Oakland Farmers' Market on Wednesday - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    1 Kaiser Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612. Open: Wed. 10am - 2pm Apr 24 - Nov 6. Phone: (825) 925-9090.

Contra Costa County

  • Bloomfield Cherries - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, cherries, restrooms
    501 Payne Avenue, Brentwood, CA 94513. Phone: 925-550-5540. Email: Tom@BloomfieldCherries.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: See map. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. U-Pick and picked; 7 varieties of cherries are available during May and June each year at my 10-acre orchard in Brentwood (Northern California). The varieties are: Brooks, Coral Champagne, Utah Giant, Bing, Sweethearts, Lapin and White Rainier. They ripen at different times within the season, so call first if you're looking for a specific variety. (ADDED: April 05, 2011)
  • Dwelley Family Farms - Certified Organic, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown),
    515 Delta Road, Oakley, CA 94561. Phone: (925) 634-6508. Email: dwelleyfarms@gmail.com. Open: on weekends starting the weekend of 9/6. Typical Fall crops include White corn, Blue lake beans, Yellow wax beans, Romano beans, Cranberry beans, Organic White sweet corn, Organic Bicolor sweet corn, Organic Blue lake beans, Organic Yellow wax beans, Organic Romano beans, Organic Cranberry beans , Organic French beans, Organic zucchini squash, Organic Goldbar squash, Organic Sunburst squash, Organic Yellow crookneck, Organic butternut squash, Organic spaghetti squash, Organic Acorn Squash, Organic Delicata Squash, Organic Kabocha Squash, Organic Honeynut Squash. We are a 4th generation farm that grows a mixture of Organic and conventionally grown produce. At our fruit stand you can also find Apples, , Berries, Cherries, Apricots, Plums, Pluots, Peaches, Nectarines, White Peaches, White Nectarines, Squash, Onions, Green Beans, Wax Beans, Romano Beans, White, Yellow Sweet Corn, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Dill, Peppers, Eggplant, Bell Peppers, Melons, Pies (fresh baked and frozen), Honey and other fine Fruits and Vegetables. Also a Picnic area, Groups must call in advance. Call in advance for availability and conditions. Payment: cash, credit cards.  Click here for a link to our Facebook page.  (ADDED: October 04, 2019, JBS)
  • Enos Family Farms - Certified Organic, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is certified organically grown, Covered outdoor market, Honey from hives on the farm, porta-potties
    23275 Marsh Creek Road, Brentwood, CA 94513. Phone: 925-437-9973. Email: enosfamily@enosfamilyfarms.com. Open: "See our website for current hours;". Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. We are fully Certified Organic by the C.C.O.F. & USDA Organic. (UPDATED: November 20, 2012) (ADDED: September 20, 2010)
  • Gursky Ranch - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables,
    1921 Apricot Way, Brentwood, CA 94513. Phone: (925) 634-4913. Email: gurskyranch@pacbell.net.. Open: every day but Monday, from 10 am to 5 pm, pacific time. We have U-Pick walnuts ( LATE October) , dried fruits and nuts, specialty soups, sauces and over 390 other gourmet food items. Local Honey, too. One of Harvest Time’s original members, Gursky Ranch is a 3-acre farm holdout in the middle of a residential neighborhood. Stop in and pick some pomegranates or walnuts, and pick up a fresh pumpkin for carving or for cooking.
  • Windmill Farms Produce -  locally grown produce both organically and conventionally as well as a lot of specialty grocery and bakery items form local independent companies. For October they have an enormous Pumpkin lot decorated with hay bales, Halloween decoration, a petting zoo and last year they had pony rides
    2255 San Ramón Valley Blvd, San Ramón, CA 94583. Phone: 925-820-0747. Email: Windmill_Farms@sbcglobal.net. Open: Feb - December Generally open 10am - 7pm, longer during Christmas Trees and Summer. It is a open-air family owned produce business run by the same family since 1975. They have thousands of pumpkins to chose from, maybe 15-20 varieties, mini pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, candles, carving kits and more. The prices for the pumpkins are the best we have seen in the East Bay. The have public restrooms, ready to eat snacks and cold drinks, ice cream and other goodies if you need a little stop. They accept cash, checks and debit cards, but credit cards are only accepted during the Christmas tree selling season. They have some of the nicest quality Oregon trees and the prices are fair. They offer delivery and flocking which is hard to find at other places. Overall it is just a nice quaint store and a fun shopping experience. (ADDED: June 05, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
    Comments from a visitor on June 05, 2010: "We like the market and try to go at least once a week. It is the only place we buy our Pumpkins and Christmas trees now."