Celebrate Earth Week with San Ramon Farmers Market on Apr 22 and Apr 25!

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Hello Kids,

Let us celebrate Earth Week and show respect to Mother Earth who provides us everything, food, clothes, shelter and much more. Share your artwork with us and Earn market bucks to buy local Pesticide-free Produce at the market! More details in the above flyer..

You will find your favorite yummy, juicy Strawberries and Oranges waiting for you at the market. Get connected with local small farmers and enjoy the wide variety of vegetables picked just a day before! Herbs are so fresh that you can really experience their aroma. Experience the excitement of Street Food offered by many of our Hot Food Vendors!

When: On Apr 22(Wed Market): 4pm-8pm, Apr25 (Sat Market) 9am-1pm

Where: Wed Market: San Ramon Sports Park; 5261 Sherwood Way, San Ramon 94582

            Sat Market: Bishop Ranch 2; 2680 Bishop Drive, San Ramon 94583

Only On Apr 22: Ask UC Master Gardener, any of your gardening questions! Free advice on home horticulture, sustainable gardening practices, environmentally sound pest management…Speak with 511.org about various public transport options and green commute incentives…

When you choose to shop at Farmers Market, small local farmers get a chance to thrive in today’s Food marketplace dominated by Giant Agribusinesses. See you all at the San Ramon Farmers Market!

New Farmers Market Coming to San Ramon Sports Parks Wednesdays!

New Wed MarketNew Wednesday Farmers Market Opens April 1st

The San Ramon Farmers Market will celebrate the Grand Opening of its new Wednesday market on April 1st.
The new market – which will be open on Wednesdays from 4-8 p.m. (through September) at the San Ramon Sports Park, 5261 Sherwood Way – will feature about 20 vendors, including local Asian growers, hot prepared foods, and other artisan foods.
“We hope the Wednesday market will attract a new audience that doesn’t frequent our current markets on Thursdays and Saturdays,” says market founder Harvindar Singh.
Ly Thao Nyaiya Farms of Fresno will make its San Ramon debut at the Grand Opening. Originally from Laos, this Hmong family of growers settled in Paris, France in 1976, after living in refugee camps in Thailand. Ly and his wife Pay lived in Paris for 30 years, where they raised their four children. For the past seven years, Ly, Pay and their two sons have been farming Asian produce on six acres in Fresno (their other two children still live in France).
Ly Thao Nyaiya Farms grows over 150 varieties of Asian vegetables and herbs without the use of pesticides or herbicides. Their offerings include okra, bitter lemon, Chinese long beans, sinqua, moqua, meethi leaves, red cane sugar, Japanese/Chinese eggplant and cucumbers, bell peppers, Jerusalem artichokes, ginger, French squash, cherry tomatoes, and 15 different varieties of heirloom tomatoes.
They also grow aromatic herbs, including six varieties of basil: Italian, purple, Thai, lemon, French, and Indian. Jujubes (red dates) are the only fruit produced by the farm.
The new Wednesday market will also feature growers that are current market favorites, including: Calvillo Brothers Organics, Mellows Nursery & Farms, Smit Orchards, Medina Berry Farms, Ortiz Farm, and Diaz Farms.
Popular hot prepared food vendors like Ofa’s Island BBQ, Lantern Catering, Izalco Catering will be there. Maru’s Kitchen, Rustic Oven and Perry’s Catering, Just Veggn will be making their debut.

Other artisan food producers include Cobblestone Bakery, Hummus Heaven, Kettle Pop, Danville Old Town Bakery.

“We hope this new Wednesday evening market will become a nice, intimate community gathering place,” says Singh. “The park setting will provide a wonderful environment for families to meet and celebrate local growers and local food – and have something fresh to cook or pick up each week for dinner!”

Stay current with the latest market news by joining the San Ramon Farmers Market community on Facebook. The Saturday market, located at 2680 Bishop Drive, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Thursday market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2641 Camino Ramon. Both markets are year-round. For more information, please call Market Manager Kim Hickey at (925) 914-0035 or email her at kim@sanramonfarmersmarket.org