Hard Apple Cider: Reinventing Tradition

Hard Apple Cider: Reinventing Tradition
Beginning this May, fermented apple cider, or “hard cider” will be available at the Ecology Center Saturday Farmers’ Market, as we welcome Devoto Gardens. Here is a snapshot of the past, present, and future of hard cider and apple farms, as told by fermenting enthusiast Dylan Cardiff, our Farmers’ Market Operations Manager. Hard cider is… Read more »

Holiday Crafts Fair Kicks Off this Saturday, 12/8/12

Holiday Crafts Fair Kicks Off this Saturday, 12/8/12
The Berkeley Farmers’ Market 21st annual Holiday Crafts Fair starts this Saturday, December 8th, and the forecast is for sun! Each year, the crafts fair features local craftspeople and artisans selling a wonderful variety of beautiful and useful handcrafted gifts. You’ll find ceramics, fine art, jewelry, cards, clothes, tote bags, body products, toys, and more!… Read more »

Halloween/Day of the Dead Celebration at the Farmers’ Market next Tuesday, 10/30/12

Halloween/Day of the Dead Celebration at the Farmers' Market next Tuesday, 10/30/12
Our annual celebration will be better than ever at the South Berkeley market’s new location. This years line up includes live music by Asheba, Aztec dance by Cuauhtli Mitotiani Mexica, free all ages costumes with the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, and a Day of the Dead Altar. The altar has been organized by… Read more »

String Band Contest at the Farmers’ Market, this Saturday, 9/15/12

String Band Contest at the Farmers' Market, this Saturday, 9/15/12
Ten years ago, the String Band Contest was first held at the Farmers’ Market with great success. We’re proud that many years later, a prize of a sack of Farmers’ Market tokens still brings out the finest musicians to show what they can do. Come check out the 2012 talent this Saturday, September 15th from… Read more »