April 30th to October 29th, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The Benicia Certified Farmers’ Market opens its 23rd season on Thursday, April 30th from 4-8pm. Located on First Street between B and D Streets, the seasonal market will run through October 29th, offering farm fresh produce and fresh cut flowers along with arts and crafts vendors, specialty foods, baked goods, and numerous gourmet food vendors. Children can enjoy activities like face painting and the inflatable bounce house sponsored by Jump, Jump, and Away on the First Street Green.
Market Music: April-May Schedule
4/30 – Bruno Grossi
5/7 – Kevin K
5/14 – Bruno Grossi
5/21 – Kevin Frazier
5/28 – Fred McCarty
List of Participating Vendors (as of 4/20/15):
A to Z Farms : Beets, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Kale, Onions, Walnuts, and more.
Achadinha Cheese: Capricious, Broncha, Goat Milk Feta, and more.
Chay’s Farms: Apples, Lemons, Peaches, Plums, Berries, Squash, Tomatoes, and more.
Diaz Farms: Grapes, Apricots, Lemons, Nectarines, Oranges, Peaches, Plums, Walnuts, and more.
Great Valley Poultry: Eggs
J&M Ibarra Farm: American and Asian Vegetables.
Lujan Farms: Apples, Apricots, Cherries, Grapes, Mandarins, Nectarines, Peaches, and more.
MarElla Honey Bees: Honey, pollen, beeswax.
Medina Berry Farms: Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and golden yellow raspberries.
Medrano’s Flowers: Fresh cut flowers.
Ortiz Farms: Strawberries, Raspberries, and Blackberries.
Resendiz Farms: Peaches, Nectarines, Cherries, Apricots, Pluots, Grapes, Watermelons, Almonds, and more.
Rose Lane Farm: Tomatoes, Squash, Peppers, Herbs, Flowers, Berries, Almonds, and more.
Triple Delights Blueberries: Blueberries.
Gourmet Prepackaged Foods
Angelina’s Family Kitchen: Biscotti, Cakes, Spiced Nuts.
Bistro Blends:Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar, BBQ Sauce.
Cobblestone Bakery: Gluten Free Cannolis, Breads, Pies, Macaroons, and baked goods.
Dianna’s Delectable: Baked Goods.
Fairy Ella Ice Pops: Flavored Ice Pops.
Fox & Fawn Bakehouse: Cupcakes.
Gourmet Temptations: Mustard blends, Marinades, Jams & Jellies, Fruit Curds, Honey Products.
Hummus Heaven: 17 flavors of hummus, dips, breads, and chips.
Il Pastaio: Pasta and Raviolis.
Isabel’s Coffee: Coffee, Toys’ Cookies, Kites.
Sukhi’s Gormet Indian Foods: Samosa, Curry Paste, Naan, Pakora, Methi Roti, and more.
The Salsa Chick: Salsa, Chips, and Jamaica.
Upper Crust Baking Co.: Bread and other Baked Goods.
Way to Life Foods: Flavored Organic Granola, Vegan Cookies and Protein Bars, Quinoa Burgers.
Prepared Hot Foods
Big Bob’s Mini-Donuts: Mini-donuts and beverages.
Got Plate Lunch: Hawaiian Rice Plates, Burgers, and Drinks.
Julie’s Roasted Corn and Potatoes: Roasted Corn and Loaded Potatoes.
La Perla De Jalisco: Tacos, Tortas, Burritos, Quesadillas, Sodas, Chips.
La Selva Taqueria: Tacos and Fresh Fruit Drinks.
Outta this World Concessions: Corn dogs, Funnel Cakes/Funnel Sticks, Fried Veggies, Nachos, Lumpia, Crepes, Dim Sum, Shaved Ice, Smoothies, and more.
Tony’s Kettle Corn: Kettle Corn.
Crafts & Retail
Bob Watkins Drawings and Paintings: original drawings and paintings, framed and or copies of original.
Chrysalis: Bath & Body, Damsel in Distress, T-Shirts.
Masquerade Face Painting: Face Painting.
M& H General Merchandise: Cell phone accessories and blankets.
Personal Touch Crafts: Jewelry, Olives, Garlic and more.
Scentsy: Flameless candles and wax warmers.
Simply Natural Madagascar: Shampoo, hair oils, face cream, lotion, body butter, soap, lip balm, face mask, all natural deodorant.
Soaptree: Hand-crafted soaps.
The ARC Solano: Jewelry Designs created by adults with developmental disabilities.
The Hat Lady: Hats, hand-knitted sweaters, sunglasses, kids toys.
Two Days Jewelry: Sterling Silver Jewelry and Teen Accessories.
Arts Benicia – Information on membership, adult classes, children’s classes, and events & exhibits.
Ozcat Radio – The “Community Voice” Of Benicia 89.5fm.
Renewal by Andersen – Information and appointments for replacement windows and patio doors.
The City of Benicia – Information about current policies and programs.