Whether you’re a regular at a Farmers Market already or just hoping to get in the groove of buying local and buying fresh, it’s time to start exploring Orange County’s selection of homemade goods and fresh produce.
Grab your reusable tote and let’s get some organic, glutten-free, vegan treats!
Irvine Farmers Market
5001 Newport Coast Dr
Irvine, CA 92603
The Irvine Farmers Market just keeps getting bigger and better now that it moved to Mariner’s Church. You’ll find tons of organic fruits and vegetables, cheeses, unique food vendors, plants, and usually live entertainment while you browse. They’ve got colorful produce, giant donuts, homemade hummus and so much more!
Downtown Anaheim Farmers Market & Craft Fair
205 Center Street Promenade
Anaheim, CA 92805
For those of you who aren’t early birds and need to do some shopping other than Saturday, Downtown Anaheim hosts a farmers market on Thursdays in the afternoon to accommodate. Great ambiance and good times await will the long list of food vendors, grocers, and craftsmen. There’s also live music each week so there’s plenty to enjoy while you stroll the street and browse goods. For a full list of vendors and the upcoming line-up of performers, check out the site.
Ladera Ranch Farmer’s Market
28275 Avendale Blvd
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694
Featuring more than 50 of Orange County’s best farmers, cottage producers, food trucks, and craft vendors, you can’t go wrong at the Ladera Ranch Farmer’s Market hosted every Sunday in Founder’s Park. There’s always plenty of fresh and prepared food to choose from including local businesses, games, and bike mechanics and live music too!
SoCo Farmers Market
3315 Hyland Ave
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
The SoCo Farmers Market in Costa Mesa may be small but it’s worth a visit on a Saturday morning. When you’ve finished browsing the fresh produce and vendors, you can head into the SoCo Mix for some artisan coffee, tea, a bit of shopping and more.
Orange Home Grown Farmers & Artisans Market
304 N Cypress Ave
Orange, CA 92866
Orange Home Grown is a non-profit organization that runs and manages the Saturday Farmers and Artisans Market in the heart of Old Towne Orange. There’s always live local music, food trucks, and of course tons of local farmers with fresh fare. The list of vendors includes a butcher, a dairy, a florist, a juicer, a baker, a pasta maker and the list goes on and on. Everyone is friendly and always willing to let you sample.
Huntington Beach Farmers Market
Main Street in Downtown
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
More permanent than your average Farmer’s Market, the HB market is open 8AM -8PM Monday through Friday and is more like a farm-fresh grocery store. Family owned and operated, the farmers market includes several departments housed together: fruits & veggies, meats, deli & cheese, bakery, bulk foods, dairy & frozen, pots and flowers. Great affordable prices with a large variety of fresh ready-made foods as well.
Laguna Beach Farmers Market
Forest Ave at Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Located in Downtown Laguna Beach, the Saturday farmers market is a great place to check out local craft vendors, farmers, bakers, and food vendors as well. It’s just blocks from the beach and tons of shops and restaurants so there’s plenty to keep you occupied for the whole afternoon once the market closes. The market is smaller than most but one of the best selection of organic goods in Orange County.
Dana Point Farmers Market
Pacific Coast Hwy & La Plz
Dana Point, CA 92629
Great small, cozy framer’s market. They have some fruits and veggies but the real treasures are the other food vendors with great cheeses, nuts, tamales and other homemade treats plus and handcrafted products like soaps, jewelry and more. Another plus, this farmer’s market is pet-friendly!
Corona del Mar Certified Farmers Market
PCH and Marguerite Ave
Corona del Mar, CA 92625
Some highlights of the Corona del Mar Farmers Market according to Yelp reviewers are the amazing fresh fish and selection of gorgeous flowers – the market has three different flower vendors. Nestled into the Bandera parking lot, this farmers market is cute and quaint with lots of good finds when it comes to fruits and veggies, however, they don’t have as many craftsmen and vendors as other OC markets.