Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Urban Village Farmers' Market Association

Did you know that there is a farmer's market every Sunday less than a block away from campus?
Ever wonder who runs it?

Urban Village Farmers' Market Association is a non-profit Mutual Benefit Corporation whose goal is to promote the family farm, help conserve and sustain surrounding greenbelt areas, and foster community by promoting soical and economic ties between producers and consumer.

The market is sponsored by the California Avenue Area Development Association (CAADA) and operates year round every sunday on California Avenue. However, this is not the only market that Urban Village Farmers
' Market Association operates. Check out some of the other markets below if you are interested:

Year 'round Certified Farmers' Markets:
- Oakland (Old Oakland – Friday, 8:00am-2:00pm)
- Downtown Sunnyvale (Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pm)
- Downtown Santa Clara (Saturday, 9:00am-1:00pm)
- Downtown California Avenue, Palo Alto (Sunday 9-1)
- Downtown Campbell (Sunday, 9:00-1:00pm)
- Montclair Village, Oakland (Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pm)
- Temescal District, Oakland (Sunday, 9:00am-1:00pm)