The Benicia Certified Farmers Market will open Thursday, June 4th from 4-8pm, providing fresh, healthy food for the community. Best practices will be implemented to protect customers, farmers, and staff to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, with guidance provided by the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Department of Food & Agriculture, and California Alliance of Farmers’ Markets.
Date & Time: Thursday, June 4 – October 29 (June-Aug 4-8pm) (Sep-Oct 4-7pm)
Location: First Street between B & D Street (please enter into the market at either one of these entry points)
Note: Per orders of State & County only Farmers and Prepackaged food vendors can attend the market. No sampling will be allowed. There will be no hot food (please consider grabbing takeout or dine-in at downtown restaurants), arts & crafts, jump houses, face painter or music at this time. Benicia Main Street will not be handing out or hole punching Frequent Shoppers Card until further notice.
Be sure to…
- Come prepared and limit your visit time. We ask that you come ready, shopping list in hand, so you can get in and get out quickly. Please treat the market as an essential activity not as a social activity. And, send only one family member if you can.
- Wear a face mask/face covering before entering the market. While not a requirement, it is highly suggested at the market.
- Clean/Sanitize your hands. Please consider washing your hands before entering the market. We will have hand sanitizer at both entrances to Market at First & B and First & D and public hand washing at B Street parking lot next to porta-potty.
- Honor social distancing of six feet while at the market. Give space to those around you, at least 6 feet, while shopping and waiting in line.
- Observe all posted signage and demarcated lines, which signal where customers should wait, six feet apart, while in line.
- High risk groups should send another family/household member or neighbor to shop for them.
- Always stay home if you are sick.
- Visit booths with shorter lines first.
- Always cough or sneeze, into your arm or a tissue, away from people and food.
- As always, wash your fruits and veggies when you return home.
Achadinha Cheese: Cheese, butter, kefir, beef, lamb, pork
Chay’s Farms: Berries and vegetables
Diaz Farms: Cherries, grapes, nectarines, peaches, plums, apricots, pluots, lemons, raisins, walnut, pomegrantes
Jacobs Farms: Organic vegetables
Medina Berry Farms: Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries
Resendiz Farms: Onions, tomatoes, peaches, nectarines, plums, pluots, apricots, cherries, figs, melons, watermelons grapes
Rose Lane Farms: Tomatoes, nuts, fruit & vegetables, preserved & pickled food, jam & honey, flowers
Gourmet Packaged Foods
Angelina’s Family Kitchen: Biscotti, cookies, brownies, apricot bars, macaroons
Eat Right Edibles: Dried veggie chips, various corn products (chips, puffs, corn nuts), non-GMO gummies, dried fruits
Gourmet Temptations: Mustard blends, marinades, jams & curds, dessert sauces, honey products, aged balsamics, blended olive oils
Hummus Heaven: 10 hummus flavors, tapenade, tzatziki, dolmas, garlic spreads, olives, salads, pita bread & chips
Roti Authentic Pakistani Food: Samosa, dip, chutney, naan, breads, garlic chips
Upper Crust Baking Co.: Breads & desserts
Way to Life: Vegan granola, cookies, cinnamon rolls, breads