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40 Years of Farmers’ Markets

Join us for our 40th Anniversary celebration Saturday, October 13, during the SLO Saturday morning Farmers’ Market in the World Market/Embassy Suites parking lot from 8 to 10:45 a.m.

In July 1978 the first farmers’ market in San Luis Obispo County began in the parking lot of Young’s Giant Food on Broad Street near the […]

40 Years of Farmers’ Markets2018-10-03T08:27:38-07:00

Meet Our Farmers: Cirone Farms

For most of the year, Cirone Farms has a plethora of produce to choose from at SLO Farmers’ Market. There are a handful of crops to choose from, such as crisp apples in the fall, savory pears or avocadoes in the winter, and juicy apricots in the spring, to name a few. Cirone Farms aims […]

Meet Our Farmers: Cirone Farms2018-09-26T14:54:58-07:00

Meet Our Farmers: Peacock Farms

Peacock Farms is known for selling tomatoes year-round at local farmers’ markets. Along with an array of juicy tomatoes, Peacock Farms harvests wine grapes and offer a seasonal pumpkin patch at their farm in Arroyo Grande. Owner Jessica Peacock is a fifth-generation farmer who grew up on her family’s small farm in the San Joaquin […]

Meet Our Farmers: Peacock Farms2018-09-26T14:53:59-07:00

Meet Our Farmers: Finley Farms

Finley Farms has been farming in the Santa Ynez Valley since 2004 and have been bring their bountiful harvests to the SLO Farmers’ Market since 2005. Owners Christopher and Johanna are self-taught, first-generation farmers who love the ability to provide the most flavorful, freshest produce money can buy. Always picked at peak of ripeness and […]

Meet Our Farmers: Finley Farms2018-09-26T14:53:07-07:00

Summer Favorites at SLO Co. Farmers’ Markets

It is argued that summer is the peak time of the year for many local fruits and vegetables. But there are some specific produce items that you can’t miss out on in the month of July. These seasonal favorites include crops like plums and blueberries, as well as the lesser-known anise hearts that also thrives […]

Summer Favorites at SLO Co. Farmers’ Markets2018-07-23T08:27:36-07:00

From Our Market to Your Table


Robin and Shanny Covey began buying produce at the SLO Farmers’ Market when they opened their natural foods store, The Robin’s Nest, in 1980. They were young entrepreneurs at just 23-years old and were very passionate about fresh produce. That passion never went away as the duo opened Robin’s Restaurant in […]

From Our Market to Your Table2018-05-31T14:35:35-07:00

Meet Our Farmers: Los Osos Valley Organic Farm


Jim Terrick has his grandfather to blame for his love of farming. The elder Mr. Terrick farmed grains, wine grapes and vegetables near Riverside. Jim began his own adventure in farming in 1980 in Orange County and sold his vegetables at the Torrance Farmers’ Market. It was there he discovered his […]

Meet Our Farmers: Los Osos Valley Organic Farm2018-05-31T14:32:51-07:00

Meet Our Farmers: PC Cattle Company


Pete Cramer had a simple desire when starting PC Cattle Company in 1998: He wanted to produce healthy meat products for his family and friends. He began selling beef with the SLO County Farmers’ Market Association and soon realized that locally raised pork and lamb were also in high demand. He and wife […]

Meet Our Farmers: PC Cattle Company2018-05-31T14:29:12-07:00

Market visit from YMCA Winter Campers

We were happy to host a group of students from SLO County YMCA at our Arroyo Grande Wednesday market recently. They learned about and tasted kiwis along with a variety of other fruits and vegetables. After visiting all of the farmers, the children were given a $2 gift certificate to purchase […]

Market visit from YMCA Winter Campers2018-01-11T11:37:24-08:00