News of the Food
Bounty of the Counties
By Gretchen Giles
Clip ‘n’ go! The farmers market season blossoms into full-bloom.
Cotati: Thursday, 4:30-7:30pm. Opens June 2. La Plaza Park, downtown Cotati. 707.795.5508.
Guerneville: Wednesday, 4-7pm. Guerneville Park and Ride lot, across from Fife’s Road House on Highway 116. 707.865.4171.
Healdsburg: Saturday, 9am-noon. North and Vine streets. Tuesday, beginning June 7, 4-6:30pm, Matheson Street on the Plaza. 707.431.1956.
Monte Rio: Saturday, 11am-2pm. Opens May 28. Monte Rio Beach access parking lot, across the street from the Rio Theater. 707.865.9380.
Occidental: Friday, 4pm-dusk. Opens June 10. Downtown Occidental, in front of Howard Station Cafe, 3611 Bohemian Hwy. 707.793.2159.
Petaluma: Saturday, 2-5pm. Opens May 21. Walnut Park, Petaluma Boulevard at D Street. 707.762.0344.
Santa Rosa: Saturday, rain or shine year-round, 9am-noon, Oakmont Drive and White Oak. 707.538.7023. Wednesday and Saturday, rain or shine year-round, Veterans Memorial Building, east parking lot, 1351 Maple Ave. 707.522.8629. Wednesday Night Market opens May 18, Fourth Street from B to D streets. Wednesday, 5-8:30pm. 707.524.2123.
Sebastopol: Sunday, 10am-1:30pm. Downtown Plaza at McKinley Street. 707.522.9305.
Sonoma: Friday, rain or shine year-round, 9am-noon. Depot Park at First Street West. Tuesday, 5:30pm-dusk, Sonoma Plaza on the Square. 707.538.7023.Windsor: Sunday, 10am-1pm. Thursdays, beginning June 9, movie and music nights with special farmers markets, 5-8pm. Town Green in Old Downtown Windsor. 707.838.7285.
Corte Madera: Wednesday, 1-6pm. The Village Mall, 1554 Redwood Hwy. 415.382.7846.
Fairfax: Wednesday, 4-8pm. Starts June 1. Broadway Avenue and Pacheco Road, in the Fairfax Theater parking lot. 415.456.3276.
Larkspur: Saturday, 10am-2pm. Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur Landing. 415.382.7846.
Novato: Tuesday, 4-8pm. DeLong Avenue, old downtown. 415.456.3276.
Pt. Reyes: Saturday, 9am-1pm. Starts June 25. Toby’s Feed Barn, 15479 State Route 1, Pt. Reyes Station. 415.663.1535.
San Geronimo Valley: Saturday, 9:30am-1:30pm. Valley Presbyterian Church, bustling downtown San Geronimo. 415.488.4746.
San Rafael: Thursday, 8am-1pm, Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium parking lot. Sunday, 8am-1pm, Marin County Civic Center parking lot. 415.456.3276. Also, Thursday Night Market, 6-9pm, rain or shine. Fourth Street, between B Street and Cijos. 415.457.2266.
Sausalito: Friday, 4-8pm. Sausalito Ferry Landing, Bridgeway Avenue. 415.382.7846.
Calistoga: Saturday, 8:30am-noon. 1546 Lincoln Ave. 707.942.0808.
Napa: Tuesday, 7:30am-noon. Also, Saturday, 8:30am-noon. COPIA, 500 First St. 707.252.7142. Chef’s Market, Friday, 4-8pm. Opens May 27 in downtown Napa, between First and Main streets. 707.252.7142.
St. Helena: Friday, 7:30am-noon. Crane Park, Crane Avenue at Grayson Avenue. 707.486.2662.
Yountville: Wednesday, 4-8pm. Compadres parking lot, 6539 Washington St. 707.252.7142.
From the May 18-24, 2005 issue of the North Bay Bohemian.