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Marin County Farmers' Market--San Rafael

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Address: Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA 94901
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Outstanding Market!

Choices abound here no matter the season! Fresh produce, great breads and bagels, beautiful flowers, fresh fish, talented artisans too selling crafts! We are fortunate to go... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Mill Valley, California
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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Choices abound here no matter the season! Fresh produce, great breads and bagels, beautiful flowers, fresh fish, talented artisans too selling crafts! We are fortunate to go every Sunday...closed Christmas and New Years...

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San Anselmo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I'm a fan of the Thursday FM rather than Sunday. On Thursday there are fewer food trucks and one gets a more serious cook's crowd. Super fish person who gets some of the best salmon, sometimes from Washington state when local is out of season. Their local fish is super, too. Many different organic growers with an incredible selection. It... More 

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San Anselmo, California, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is the best market in Marin year around! If you want to be healthy then eat seasonally and what you find at the Farmers market is in season. Plus you can ge to know your farmer. A bit expensive but worth it in my book! This is my Sunday spiritual and I've been going for many years

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If you have never been to this farmers market, don't miss it! Along with all the fresh produce and tastings there is prepared food as well. Sunday is the big market and it is huge and packed! Fun to see everyone with their carts. On Thursday it is smaller but still an excellent market. Once you start shopping here you... More 

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tripper45
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

One of the best places to buy your food in Marin County, including meat, fish, produce, and baked goods, and support local artists selling wonderful art work and crafts they have made. There is music and places to rest while you eat from one of the food vendors. Organic or not, free of pesticides? Ask the vendor. Most food is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Marin County farmer's market at civic center on Sundays is not to be missed. Seasonal fruits & vegetables along with tantalizing food stands offering wonderful Thai, Italian and Spanish dishes from breakfast to dinner make this market rich with color & flavors. It's one of the reasons to live in Marin.

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Whether you stick to the healthy organic veggies, or get swept away in the offerings of cheeses, breads, pastries, those darn tasty tamales, fresh dim sum, roasted chicken, paella, or if you must, freshly "harvested" (isn't that the PC word for it?) pasture-raised meats, it's all abundantly here. Make it your brunch spot on a gorgeous day, it delivers on... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

As a visitor from UK very interesting to see range of products on sale and people watch the equally wide variety and in some cases eccentric shoppers. Live music, tasty cheese stalls and unusual eating possibilities make this a nice place to spend an hour or so.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

No visit to the San Francisco Bay Area is complete without a visit to the San Rafael farmers market!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

When you're looking for fresh goods, or interesting art, this is the place to go. Flowers, soap, jewelry, wooden carved bowls, meat, preserves, and the usual fruits and veggies. Live music. Plenty of parking in the civic center lot on Sundays. Nearby playground and park. Go hungry and get your breakfast as you make your way through the stalls.

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