Heart of the City Farmers Market

Heart of the City Farmers Market

This photo essay by SPUR narrates the story of the “Heart of the City Farmer’s Market” located at the Civic Center. This year-round market makes eating in season easy, offering reasonably priced produce, seafood, and household staples with unparalleled freshness and quality. The market has existed for more than three decades, with vendors coming from the Bay Area and Central Valley, and attracting a diverse group of customers, including city workers, local residents and tourists. The “Heart of the City Farmer’s Market” also caters to the low-income population by offering produce that is on par with or cheaper than supermarket prices, and by accepting CalFresh /EBT tokens.

Check out the moments captured from this exceptional farmers market!

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