The Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets are festive, family-friendly, open-air marketplaces where California farmers bring fresh, locally-grown produce and farm-processed foods to sell directly to consumers. Our markets feature fruits, vegetables, nuts, baked goods, jams and preserves, juices, olive oils, meat, cheese, prepared foods, nursery plants, and flowers. Often, musicians entertain the shoppers, and special events are scheduled throughout the year. We are committed to supporting small-scale farmers who practice sustainable agriculture, and we always accept WIC and EBT. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
Hours and Locations:
Center Street @ M. L. King, Jr. Way
Shattuck Avenue @ Rose Street
Adeline Street and 63rd Street
2018 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE
We will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 22, 2018
Last market of the year: Saturday, December 22, 2018
Closed from December 23, 2018-January 2, 2019
Re-open: Thursday, January, 03, 2019
Mailing Address: 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702
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GIFT CERTIFICATES & FREQUENT SHOPPER PERKS
Are you a frequent shopper at the Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets? You could win an organic cotton tote bag full of produce, Ecology Center Farmers’ Market t-shirts, pint glasses, and more. Ask our staff at the farmers’ market booth about the Frequent Shopper Program.
SHOP WITH CALFRESH EBT AT THE FARMERS' MARKETS
We always accept CalFresh EBT at our farmers’ markets. Customers who are currently enrolled in CalFresh can also receive a dollar-for-dollar match up to $10 at any of the Ecology Center farmers’ markets with Market Match. Market Match is California’s healthy food incentive program, which matches customers’ federal nutrition assistance benefits, like CalFresh (formerly known as food stamps), at farmers’ markets. When people use their benefits at farmers’ markets, Market Match provides matching funds so that they can buy even more fruits and vegetables. For example, a shopper who wishes to spend $10 of CalFresh benefits at the farmers’ markets gets an extra $10 to spend on fresh produce. For more information, visit the farmers’ market information booth and ask about CalFresh and Market Match.
The Ecology Center also works to make sure EBT recipients can purchase fresh produce at all farmers’ markets in California, and works with partners statewide to offer Market Match. Click here to read more about our statewide Farmers’ Market EBT Program. Click here to read more about the statewide Market Match program.