Connect With Food at Farmers Markets Near Oakland & Alameda, CA
Shopping at farmers markets near Alexan Webster is a great way to support your local economy, improve your health, and reduce your carbon footprint. There are several farmers markets near Oakland and Alameda, CA, with organic baked goods, locally raised meats, plants, and other high-quality local products. You can even enjoy some live music while you shop.
Jack London Square Farmers Market
Located along the vibrant waterfront in Jack London Square for over 25 years, this deeply rooted farmers market has an old-school vibe and a stunning location. A visit to this market might find you swapping recipes with a vendor, getting a free cooking demo and tasting, or discovering hard-to-find options like local pistachios. There are also delicious baked goods and the best rum cake in the Bay.
After your visit, explore the mixed-use waterfront and Marina area of Jack London Square, a well-known landmark since the mid-1800s and Oakland’s only publicly accessible waterfront.
Grand Lake Farmers Market
Every Saturday, rain or shine, local farmers sell their delicious wares at the Grand Lake Farmers Market. A weekly visit is a ritual for many Oaklanders who rise early to shop locally, grab a bite from the food trucks, and have a picnic in the park. You can find everything from fresh produce to local seafood to fresh-cut flowers.
Old Oakland Farmers Market
Located in downtown’s beautiful and historic district, the Old Oakland Farmers Market has been offering cultural diversity, affordability, and accessibility in the East Bay Area for over 25 years. This market is also home to many certified organic farmers and food vendors. Known as “the people’s market,” this market has something for everyone.
Alameda Farmers Market
For the perfect weekend outing, hop on your bike and take a short ride on a ferry across the Oakland Estuary — or just ‘Estuary’ to the locals — to the Alameda Farmers Market. This market is full of honey, summer squash, eggs, stone fruit, berries, and fresh leafy greens. Make a day of it by getting some gourmet market food to go riding to the nearby Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach, and enjoying a lovely picnic on the scenic waterfront.
If you live at the Alexan Webster apartments in Oakland, CA, you’re near the heart of the city with easy access to these farmers markets and many more. So leave the car at home and travel on foot, by bike, or local transport to really get to know this beautiful part of California. Get in touch today to make an appointment to view our available units and discover your new home. You’ll be glad you did!
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