by Janella Parucha
Eating healthy is key to maintaining good mental health. Food not only nourishes us physicallybut mentally as well.
With that said, San Francisco provides plethora opportunities to eat healthy. San Francisco’s best healthy food resources are its Farmers Markets. Farmers Markets are a great way get the freshest and tastiest fruits and vegetables. They give you the opportunity to support local farmers and connect with where your food comes from.
Here is list of a few Farmers Markets in San Francisco:
S.F. FARMERS’ MARKETS:
Alemany Farmers’ Market – the “people’s market” and first in the state (see article here)
Saturdays: 6 a.m –3 p.m.
100 Alemany Blvd. 415-647-9423
Castro Farmers’ Market (Castro)
March 12-December 17, 2014
Wednesdays: 4 p.m.-8 p.m.
Noe St. at Market St.
Crocker Galleria Farmers’ Market (Union Square/Financial District)
Thursdays: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Starting June 4, 2014,
Tuesdays: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Crocker Galleria 50 Post St. 800-806-3276
Divisadero Farmers’ Market (Alamo Square)
Sundays: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Grove St. at Divisadero
Heart of the City Farmers’ Market (Civic Center)
Sundays: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesdays: 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Fridays: 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
United Nations Plaza, Market St.,
between Seventh and Eighth Streets. 415-558-9455
Sundays: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Clement Street between 2nd Avenue and 4th Avenue
Inner Sunset Farmers’ Market (Inner Sunset)
Sundays: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
8th Ave., between Judah and Irving St. in the parking lot between 8th and 9th Avenues
Please take advantage of the FRESH produce San Francisco has to offer.
For the full list of Farmers markets please go to: http://togetherinfood.wordpress.com/s-f-farmers-markets-the-full-list/