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Marin County Farmers' Market--San Rafael

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Address: Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA 94901
Phone Number: +1 415-457-2266
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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San Anselmo, California, Usa
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San Anselmo, California, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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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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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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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The Market is only open on Thursdays and Sundays. You will be amazed at the varieties of fruits, vegetables, and drinks to sample. They are all organic and the vendors are happy to present their product to you with explanations of their taste and how best to enjoy them at home. Seafood, Belgian waffles and music playing adds to the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to this market for a long time and I love it. Although not all local foods like meats and fish are represented, there are Tons of local produce mixed with crafts, activities for the kiddies, music and necessary things! Because of where it takes place, there are lots of choices for eating and staying later with friends!

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