Farmers Markets in Orange County


Although my passion lies in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, as a family man I do my best to make sure that I treat myself well on both the inside and outside. I came across a list of farmers markets in the OC Register in Orange County and thought I should share:

ANAHEIM

Downtown Anaheim Certified Farmers Market and Street Fair
• When: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursdays.
• Farmers: More than 50 vendors.
• Where: Center Street promenade and Lemon Street.
• Worth noting: Free live music 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. through Aug. 30. Food court. Arts and crafts. Participating in WIC (Women Infants and Children program).
• Information: (714) 956-3586.


BREA

Brea Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesdays.
• Where: 210 W. Birch St., Suite 206
• Information: (714) 329-6755, Joe Honescko.


COSTA MESA

Costa Mesa Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays.
• Farmers: About 50.
• Where: Parking lot of Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive.
• Worth noting: No charge to enter. One of Orange County’s oldest, in operation more than 20 years.
• Information: (714) 573-0374, Orange County Farm Bureau.


DANA POINT

Dana Point Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays.
• Farmers: About 20.
• Where: Dana Point Community Center, 34052 Del Obispo Road.
• Information: (714) 573-0374, Orange County Farm Bureau.


FULLERTON

Fullerton Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
• Farmers: 40-ish.
• Where: 450 W. Orangethorpe Ave. in Woodcrest Park.
• Worth noting: Celebrating 22nd-year anniversary.
• Information: (714) 526-5814, Kae Thomas.

Fullerton City Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 4-8:30 p.m. Thursdays.
• Farmers: About 20.
• Where: Downtown Fullerton on Wilshire Avenue, between Harbor Boulevard and Pomona Avenue.
• Worth noting: Arts and crafts, food, entertainment, vendors; seasonal.
• Information: (714) 526-5814, Kae Thomas.


HUNTINGTON BEACH

Huntington Beach Certified Farmers Market and Downtown Street Fair
• When
: Fridays, 1-6 p.m. summer, 1 p.m.-sunset winter.
• Farmers: 25-40.
• Where: Pier Plaza, Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway.
• Worth noting: Arts and crafts available.
• Information: (714) 573-0374, Orange County Farm Bureau.


IRVINE

Irvine Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays.
• Farmers: About 70.
• Where: Parking lot of Marketplace, Bridge Road and Campus Drive.
• Worth noting: Arts and crafts fair.
• Information: (714) 573-0374, Orange County Farm Bureau.


LAGUNA BEACH

Laguna Beach Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 8-11 a.m. Saturdays in July and August, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays the rest of the year.
• Farmers: About 30.
• Where: Lumberyard parking lot next to City Hall on Forest Avenue.
• Worth noting: Hours change in conjunction with the Laguna Beach Art Festival.
• Information: (714) 573-0374, Orange County Farm Bureau.


LAGUNA HILLS

Laguna Hills Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays.
• Farmers: About 30-40.
• Where: Laguna Hills Mall parking lot next to Sears, at El Toro Road and San Diego (I-5) Freeway.
• Information: (714) 573-0374, Orange County Farm Bureau.


LAGUNA NIGUEL

Laguna Niguel Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays.
• Farmers: About 35.
• Where: Plaza de la Paz Shopping Center, La Paz Road and Pacific Park Drive.
• Information: (714) 573-0374, Orange County Farm Bureau.


MISSION VIEJO

Mission Viejo Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays.
• Where: 13042 Old Myford Rd, Irvine.
• Information: (714) 573-0374, Jennifer Griffiths.


NEWPORT BEACH

Corona del Mar Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays.
• Farmers: About 30.
• Where: Pacific Coast Highway and Marguerite Avenue.
• Information: (949) 361-0735, Rick or Sandy Heil.


ORANGE

Orange Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 2-6 p.m. Thursdays during Pacific Daylight Time, 1-5 p.m. during Pacific Standard Time (end of October-end of March).
• Where: At Glassell Street and Almond Avenue.
• Information: (714) 744-1821, Dan Jensen.


RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

Rancho Santa Margarita Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays.
• Where: Dove Canyon Drive & Plano Trabuco.
• Information: (909) 229-3329, Steven Crossen.


SAN CLEMENTE

San Clemente Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays.
• Farmers: About 45
• Where: 200 block Avenida del Mar.
• Information: (949) 361-0735, Rick or Sandy Heil.


SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

San Juan Capistrano Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, November-March; 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, April-October
• Farmers: 20-25
• Where: Yorba Street at Camino Capistrano in Downtown San Juan
• Worth noting: Many specialty foods, great flowers
• Information: (858) 272-7054, Ron LaChance


SANTA ANA

Santa Ana Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays
• Farmers: about 20
• Where: corner of Bush and Third streets
• Worth noting: Accepts WIC vouchers. Celebrating 1-year anniversary in May.
• Information: (714) 542-9392 , Lara Montagne


TUSTIN

Tustin Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays.
• Farmers: 35-40.
• Where: El Camino Real and Third Street.
• Worth noting: Held on a dirt lot, so you’ll get a real folksy, dusty feel.
• Information: (714) 573-0374, Orange County Farm Bureau.


YORBA LINDA

Yorba Linda Certified Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays.
• Farmers: 20.
• Where: Main Street at Imperial Highway in Old Towne.
• Information: (714) 777-8377, Peggy Ann.


OUTSIDE ORANGE COUNTY

Cerritos Market
• When
: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturdays.
• Farmers: 45.
• Where: Intersection of Park Plaza and Towne Center drives, near the intersection of Shoemaker Avenue and the Artesia (91) Freeway.
• Worth noting: A wide variety of specialty items.
• Information: (562) 433-3881, Dale Whitney.

Alamitos Bay Marina Farmers Market
• When
: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays.
• Farmers: 32.
• Where: Marina Drive just south of Second Street.
• Worth noting: Wide variety of specialty items.
• Information: (562) 433-3881, Dale Whitney.

Downtown Long Beach Market
• When
: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays.
• Farmers: 43.
• Where: Broadway at the Promenade.
• Worth noting: Arts and crafts, hot food, live music.
• Information: (562) 433-3881, Dale Whitney.

Signal Hill Farmers Market
• When
: Thursdays, 3-8 p.m. April-October, 3-7 p.m. November-March.
• Farmers: 16.
• Where: 27th Street and Walnut Avenue.
• Worth noting: Hot food, live stage music, and arts and crafts.
• Information: (562) 433-3881, Dale Whitney.

Whittier Farmers Market
• When
: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays.
• Farmers: 20-25.
• Where: Bailey Street and Greenleaf Avenue
• Information: (714) 526-5814, Kae Thomas.

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