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Scotts Valley Scotts Valley FM reopens May 4th!

Time:9am to 1pm
Location:360 Kings Village Drive, Scotts Valley Town Center

The Scotts Valley F.M. opens for the season May 4th.  Come by for free strawberry shortcake and a whole host of activities including face painting, a market hunt and live music all day.  Learn more…

Senior Council Brings Coupons to the Markets

When:See Below
Location:Santa Cruz Communtiy Farmers' Markets

The Seniors Council will be distributing senior vouchers at the Downtown, Live Oak and Felton markets in late June and July. Seniors who qualify (based on age and income) will receive a booklet with $20 in vouchers. The vouchers can be used to purchase vegetables and fruit at the farmers’ markets. Make sure to get to the market early on this special, annual occasion.

See the schedule details below:

Felton Market – Tuesday, June 25th at 2:30pm

Downtown SC Market – Wednesday, July 17th at 1pm

Live Oak Market – Sunday, July 21st at 9am



Felton Opening Day at Felton 2019

Time:2:30 to 6:30pm
When:May 7, 2019
Location:Felton Market, 120 Russell Ave., Felton

The Felton F.M. opens May 7th. As always, we throw a party. Come by for free strawberry shortcake and a whole host of activities including face painting, a market hunt and a DIY workshop with Mountain Feed and an art table. Learn more…

Downtown Santa Cruz Food Shed Project 2019

Time:3 to 5pm
When:2nd Wednesday of month June - September
Location:Downtown Farmers' Market

The FoodShed Project (FSP) is an education and outreach program of the Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Markets (SCCFM) which, through public events at the markets, 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.

Using the public space of the Downtown Farmers’ Market, FSP orchestrates monthly, summer events in which tastings, talks, music, DIY cooking demonstrations, and family-focused activities spotlight seasonal food items. At these events learn something new, make art, get your face painted, get serious (or goofy) about the foodshed fact hunt and listen to live music – all at the Downtown SC Market 3-5pm. View the 2019 calendar and get involved HERE.