We operate a variety of programs including, seasonal farm education programs, food-focused events and family friendly campaigns with the goal of educating the public about the inner workings of sustainable agriculture and practices on the Central California coast. Please refer to the schedule below for current and future happenings.


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Latest Campaign

The Food of the Week

Over three years ago now a conversation took place between SCCFM and an employee of Hope Services attending the first of our 2013 Pop-Up Breakfasts – an idea ignited. This spark eventually brought us a wonderful gift – a partnership with this awesome local agency and the “Food of the Week” project. Hope Services has …

Other Campaigns

DIY Class Series with Mountain Feed & Farm Supply

MOUNTAIN FEED AND FARM SUPPLY JOINS US AGAIN IN 2016 This season the Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Markets teams up with Mountain Feed and Farm Supply for another round of FREE preservation and healthy cooking workshops at the markets. An incredible duo, Karla Delong and Jess Tunis from Mountain Feed are excellent teachers and total …

Pop-Up Breakfast

The 2017 Pop-Up Breakfast Series is here and tickets are for sale below. If you aren’t familiar with this series of wonderful, culinary, community-building events, you can get a feel for it by looking at our photo album , checking out this video clip and viewing the June 3rd menu below. Read on… Pop-up restaurants …

EBT & Market Match

All of SCCFM markets accept EBT/SNAP Nutrition cards. Just locate the Market Manager or Information booth to redeem market tokens.

Music Series

Music Series SCCFM operates an annual music series at the Felton, Scotts Valley, Westside and Live Oak Farmers’ Markets. Music ranges from bluegrass to jazz with some country blues thrown in. We currently do not operate the music series at the Downtown market. To find out who is playing, check the market page you plan on …

Waste Smart

Waste Smart The Downtown Santa Cruz Farmers’ Market generates its fair share of trash. Not too long ago, on a typical summer day at the downtown market, we would throw out about 500 gallons worth of garbage bags destined for the landfill, loaded with food scraps, plastic water bottles, to-go coffee cups, paper plates, soda cans, …

The FoodShed Project

The FoodShed Project (FSP) is an education and outreach program of the Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Markets (SCCFM) which highlights the significant work being rolled out by farmers, food artisans and community partners in the nearest regions of our foodshed. Check out some photos to get a feel for these events which offer interactive mini-classes, …