The Best Farm Stands and Markets in the Tri-Valley and Diablo Valley

Juicy peaches are just one of the delicious items you can find at your local farmers’ market this summer. Photo © Gresei – Adobe Stock.

TRI-VALLEY/EAST BAY – A visit to your local farm stand or farmers’ market is the best way to find foods grown and produced not far from home. These markets offer an array of fresh produce, meats, dairy and local confections that you can’t get anywhere else. When you shop at these locations, you’re helping to support small businesses and independent producers. Scroll down to view our favorite farmers’ markets and farm stands in the Tri-Valley and Diablo Valley areas.

California lettuce farmers market

Field of organic lettuce growing in a sustainable California farm. Photo © veeterzy – Adobe Stock.


Contra Costa County

Alamo Certified Farmers’ MarketThis market has become a regular gathering place for the community to enjoy fresh fruit, vegetables, fresh baked goods, hot prepared items and many other delicious and nutritious foods.
Sundays, 9am – 2pm
Alamo Plaza • 120 Alamo Plaza, Alamo

Concord Farmers’ MarketLocated in Todos Santos Park, the Concord Farmers’ Market provides fresh produce direct from the farm in the heart of downtown Concord, complete with easy-to-find parking. 
Tuesdays, 9am – 2pm (year-round)
Thursdays, 4pm – 8pm (through September)
Todos Santos Plaza, Concord

Contra Costa Certified Farmers’ MarketIf  you’re searching for a market that’s easy to access whether you’re walking, biking or riding BART, look no further. 
Sundays, 9am – 1pm
Locust St between Cole & Lacassie Streets, Walnut Creek

Castle Rock Farm StandIn 2018, farmers Alex Ellison and Anthony San Marchi realized their vision to bring fresh, sustainable and organic produce directly from their farm at the base of Mount Diablo to your dinner table at home.
Saturdays, 10am – 5pm
700 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek

Danville Farmers’ MarketDanville is your year-round destination for seasonal fruits and vegetables, as well as other local goods like honey, eggs and artisan cheese.
Saturdays, 9am – 1pm
Railroad & Prospect Avenues, Danville

Diablo Valley Farmers’ MarketDiscover this year-round source of fresh fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef, fresh fish, flowers, eggs, local honey and gourmet artisan food specialties.
Saturdays, 9am – 1pm
North Wiget Lane & Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek

San Ramon Farmers’ MarketThe traditional farmers’ market experience is taken to the next level in San Ramon, with live music from talented street musicians and performers in addition to great produce.
Saturdays, 9am – 1pm
City Center Bishop Ranch • 6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd., San Ramon

Windmill FarmsVisit San Ramon’s original farmers market, with the goal of providing the community with fresh, quality produce and specialty grocery items at affordable prices while supporting local farms. You gotta try one of their fresh fruit pies!
Open 7 days a week, 9am – 7pm
2255 San Ramon Valley Blvd., San Ramon


Blueberries are always the freshest when purchased directly from farmers, like Triple Delight Blueberries. Photo courtesy San Ramon Farmers Market.

Alameda County

Dublin Farmers’ MarketFrom April to September, Dublin’s Emerald Glen Park is home to your best source for summer squash, stone fruit, leafy greens and gourmet foods to take on the go.
Thursdays, 4 – 8pm (through September 23)
Emerald Glen Community Park
4201 Central Parkway, Dublin

Livermore Downtown Farmers’ Market Downtown Livermore’s Farmers’ Markets continue to offer two days a week to shop from their wide selection of seasonal crops. Visit the market Thursdays evenings at Carnegie Park and Sunday mornings on Second Street. 
Thursdays, 4 – 8pm, Carnegie Park on Third Street, Livermore
Sundays, 9am – 1pm, Second Street between South J & K Streets, Livermore

Pleasanton Farmers’ Market – Pleasanton Farmers’ Market seeks to empower local farmers and ranchers to be successful by offering produce that is always fresh and always seasonal.
Saturdays, 9am – 1pm
Main & W. Angela Streets., Pleasanton

Sunol Corners – This charming roadside market hot coffee, donuts and snacks in addition to exceptional produce, including coconuts fresh from Mexico.
Mondays – Fridays, 5:30am – 7pm
Saturdays & Sundays, 8am – 7pm
11600 Pleasanton Sunol Road, Sunol