Spring is in the air in the Sacramento region, and with it comes beautiful weather, flourishing plants, and some of the best farmers markets in the country. From Davis to Carmichael to Midtown, there are plenty of opportunities to explore the local produce, baked goods, canned fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, prepared foods, handicrafts and more. The WIC Program and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) are great ways to support local farmers while also providing nutritious food for your family. The Wednesday Davis Farmers Market is expanding this May 17th to include music, entertainment for children, more food vendors, and plenty of opportunities to come together as a community.
The William Land Park Farmers Market features fresh local produce, coffee, craft vendors, meat vendors and more. The Midtown Farmers Market spans more than five blocks and has over 200 vendors offering everything from local produce to prepared foods to artisans and service offerings. After a two-year hiatus, the Davis Farmer's Market Gift Basket Center returns with free baskets and wrapping of items from the market on Saturdays. The Davis Farmers Market will be open on a regular schedule every Saturday during the holidays, including Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
The Carmichael Farmers Market offers a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, honey, eggs, meat, herbs, olive oil, cheeses and olives. The Sunrise Mall Farmers Market has more than 80 vendors offering fresh organic produce, baked goods, canned fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, prepared foods, handicrafts and more. If you're looking for a fun family outing in Sacramento this spring or summer season then you should consider visiting one of the many farmers markets in the area. Not only will you find fresh produce but you can also enjoy music and entertainment for children as well as other activities that will make your visit enjoyable for everyone.
The WIC Program is a great way to support local farmers while also providing nutritious food for your family. The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) is another great way to get fresh produce at an affordable price. You can learn more about these programs by visiting the California Department of Food and Agriculture website. California farmers provide nutritious food to families across the state, the nation and the world. No matter which farmers market you choose to visit in Sacramento this spring or summer season you can be sure that you'll find plenty of fresh produce as well as other activities that will make your visit enjoyable for everyone in your family.