It’s that time of year. Summer, swimming in the river, sipping lemonade, and relaxing. It’s also the time of year for fresh juicy vegetables and fruits. Head over to our many local markets to satisfy your stomach.
Downtown Nevada City Farmers Market
Nevada City Farmer’s Market
June 13 – November 21, 2015
8:30 am – 1 pm
Between Robinson Plaza & Union St. in historic Downtown Nevada City
Other Local Farmers Markets
Nevada County Certified Grower’s Market at the North Star House
end of April – mid-November
8:00 am -12:30 pm
12075 Auburn Road, Grass Valley
Nevada County Certified Grower’s Market at the Rood Center
June – October
2:00 – 5:30 pm
950 Maidu Avenue, Nevada City
Nevada County Certified Grower’s Market at the Seventh Day Adventist Church
June – October
2:00 – 5:30 pm
17645 Penn Valley Drive, Penn Valley
Mill Street Farmers Market
June – First weekend in September
6:00 – 9:00pm
Downtown Grass Valley
There are many markets to chose from but our main market is right in downtown Nevada City. Come every Saturday for live music, fresh food and baked goods, and cold drinks and shop for food proudly grown from local farmers.
Here are 20 great reasons to visit our farmers markets:
Eating locally saves large amounts of useless packaging and energy used for food shipped around the world.
Come listen to talented artists in downtown Nevada City.
Farmers markets have a huge variety of fruits from nectarines and peaches to berries to melons all grown with pride and care.
Bakeries and cafes
Many local cafes set up for the downtown market. Stop in for some soft bread or pastries or a cool drink for a hot day.
Our local markets have a huge supply and fresh, ready to eat vegetables.
Help your Health
Come have a juicy berry basket or apple and treat your body as well as your taste buds.
Support Our Local Farmers
Riverhill, Mountain Bounty Farm, and First Rain Farm are just a few of the many vendors there.
Baskets and bags
Farmers market isn’t all food, come look at our imported woven basket collection and beautiful recycled fabric bags.
Run into friends
Nevada City is a small town you’re likely to run into someone you know. Spend an afternoon catching up with some cold drinks and live music.
Soaps and lotions
The downtown Nevada City market has some beautiful soaps and amazing smelling lotions.
Ethnic food options
There’s some great ethnic food options at the markets for you to try.
Every face you see is a smiling one and the vendors are oh so friendly and helpful.
Help your skin soak in that beautiful sunlight by shopping outdoors at the markets instead of the grocery stores.
These fruits and vegetables are top quality, juicy and utterly delicious.
Your little ones can have their face painted at the downtown farmers market. With a variety of colors they can turn into a super hero, butterfly, princess and so much more.
You can learn something new maybe how a fruit is grown or what native herbs are in the area.
Our local markets have gorgeous, fresh flowers. Add a splash of color to your home with a bouquet or just a few.
Organic and natural
The fruits and veggies and natural and organic and so very fresh and ready to eat.
Experience the seasons
The food there is freshly picked from what is in season. Shop often and watch how the seasons change.
Enjoy the atmosphere
Enjoy the beauty of Nevada city.