10th Annual Farmers’ Market to Open on April 5
At 4:00 PM on Wednesday, April 5, the Downtown Farmers’ Market will kick off its tenth season with a grand opening ceremony at 6:00 PM. Located along Parrott Street between E. 14th Street and Washington Avenue, the Farmers’ Market will take place every Wednesday from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM through October 18.
This year, you can visit local San Leandro vendors, including Hidden Star Orchards offering organic apple cider, As Kneaded Bakery selling gourmet breads, Hummus Heaven offering hummus and pita in a variety of flavors, and Precious Puch Doggie Bakery serving all-natural dog treats. You can also visit with local businesses and groups at the Merchant at the Market table, including Community Impact Lab, Davidson Dental Group, and Flores Optometry.
There will be upwards of 40 vendors at the market, with several offering hot foods such as Charlie’s Corn & Sons, India Gourmet, La Crepe a Moi, Meyer’s Fine Foods, and more! Also on the vendor side, you can expect to be tempted by Gilroy-grown berries from Berrylicious Farm organic ginger from Triple J Farms, ravioli from Home Maid Ravioli Co., local honey from Double R Bees, and cheese from Stepladder Ranch & Creamery.
Weekly themes at the market include Cooking Demos, Active Wednesday, Green Day and Fourth Wednesday Wine Tastings. The market also offers kid-friendly activities, danceable music, and comfortable spots to eat and drink. Year after year, the market has proven to be a successful and highly anticipated event, with an average of 2,500 visitors each week. Check it out!