Eat Local: Farm-Fresh Finds in Sacramento This Spring & Summer

All the details on Sacramento PYO Farms, CSAs, Farmers Markets and more!

By Macaroni KID & Jamie Bondoc May 9, 2024

With spring turning into summer in Sacramento, it's time to embrace the freshness of the season by eating local. From pick-your-own farms where you can create unforgettable memories (and great photos!) with your little ones, to CSAs offering a bounty of seasonal delights and local farmers markets ... there are plenty of ways to eat fresh in Sacramento! 

By choosing locally grown produce, you're not only treating your taste buds, but also supporting sustainable agriculture and the hardworking farmers in the Sacramento area.

Discover where you can find locally grown fruits, vegetables, and more in Sacramento to bring home to your family:

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Pick-Your-Own (PYO) Farms in Sacramento

It's a hands-on adventure at these PYO farms within an hour of Sacramento, where you can enjoy the experience of picking your own fruits and vegetables straight from the fields. Here are some top picks of what's open now:

24 Carrot Farms

Placerville, CA | Website

Davis Ranch

Sloughhouse, CA | Website

Harris Family Farm

Pollock Pines, CA | Website

Pacific Star Gardens

Woodland, CA | Website

Pick N Cherish

Galt, CA | Website

Granny Mays Strawberries

Granite Bay, CA | Website

Yumm Strawberries

West Sacramento, CA | Website

Know of any other PYO farms in or around Sacramento that we should add to our list? Let us know at

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Local CSAs in Sacramento

Support local farmers and enjoy a regular supply of fresh, seasonal produce by joining a CSA in Sacramento. CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Here are some options to consider:

Terra Firma Farm

Website | Details: As a member of their CSA, you will receive a weekly box of fresh produce grown on the farm, with the option of adding on extra items in bulk. They deliver boxes to neighborhood drop sites throughout Sacramento.

Full Belly Farm

Website | Details: Full Belly Farm offers weekly organic CSA produce boxes to households throughout the Sacramento region. When you join, you will have a direct connection to their farm and the fresh, nutritious, high-quality produce that they grow.

The ReFarmery

Website | Details: CSA members invest in their local farm every season and receive a weekly share of the freshest, healthiest, most flavorful, and most ethical foods available to our community. Custom-length shares are available.

Good Humus Produce

Website | Details: They deliver to families in the Sacramento region, Davis and Woodland. All the Fruits and Vegetables delivered are fresh, local and all organic. 

Do you have a favorite CSA that you'd like to recommend? Share the details with us at

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Farmers Markets in Sacramento

Sacramento's farmers markets are a great place to spend any day browsing fresh produce, locally-produced artisanal goods, and much more. Here's where to find farmer's markets in Sacramento:

Midtown Farmer's Market

1050 20th Street

Details: Every Saturday from 8am - 1pm throughout the year

Greenhaven Pocket Farmers Market

Elks Lodge #6 Parking Lot

Details: Saturdays from 8am - 1pm. April - October

Oak Park Farmers Market

McClatchy Park

Details: Saturdays from 9am - 1pm. April - November

Downtown Certified Farmers Market

Capitol Mall

Details: Wednesdays from 9am - 1pm. May - October

McKinley Park Farmers Market

McKinley Park

Details: Every Sunday from 10am - 2pm throughout the year

Meadowview Certified Farmers Market

Meadowview Lightrail Station

Details: Every Sunday from 8am - 1pm year-round.

Arden Fair Farmers Market

Arden Parking Lot Near Former Sears

Details: Every Saturday from 9am - 2pm. January - mid November

One Natomas Farmers Market

North Natomas Regional Park

Details: Saturdays from 8:30am - 12:30pm. June 1st - September 28th

West Sac Farmers Market

1271 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento

Details: Sundays from 9am - 2pm.

Know of any other farmers markets in Sacramento that we should highlight? Let us know at!