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Farmer’s Markets

(submitted by one of our North Coast agents)

Another advantage to living along the central coast are the Farmer’s Markets.
For a very reasonable price, you can buy fresh seasonal fruits and vegatables locally grown.

It is amazing how tasty food is that has been freshly picked!

I use to think buying fresh food from the supermarket was my best choice.
Not any more. From the sensory experience to the nutritional value and on to the bigger picture issues of energy conservation, I now opt for the Farmer’s Markets whenever I can.

Nearly every town/city in San Luis Obispo County has at least one Farmer’s Market a week. Morro Bay has two. One on Thursday afternoons in the Spencer parking lot and the other on Saturday afternoons in the 800 block of Main Street.

Other farmer’s markets:

– Tuesday mornings, Downtown City Park, Paso Robles
– Wednesday mornings at Spencers, Arroyo Grande
– Wednesday afternoons at 41/El Camino Real, Atascadero
– Wednesday afternoons, Town Center, Santa Maria
– Thursday evenings in downtown San Luis Obispo
– Friday mornings, Veterans Hall, Cayucos
– Friday mornings, Walmart parking lot, Paso Robles
– Saturday mornings in Gottschalk’s Parking Lot, San Luis Obispo
– Saturday mornings, Templeton Park (6th and Crocker)
– Saturday afternoons in the Village of Arroyo Grande
– Sunday mornings, Mission and 10th, San Miguel

Written by Keith Byrd - Go to Keith's Website/Profile