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

Pop-Up Breakfast Series

After thoughtful consideration the Markets have decided to postpone the the Pop-Up Breakfast Series until 2023. The excellent chefs we had lined up for this year will be working with us in other ways. Chef Jessica Yarr of Chickenfoot is hosting a brunch stand at the Westside Farmers’ Market the fourth Saturday of each month …

Other Campaigns

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 A small, sweet series of Foodshed Project events will be rolling out in 2022 at the Scotts Valley and Felton farmers’ markets. Exact dates and themes are listed below. The Foodshed Project (FSP) is an educational program of the Santa Cruz Community Farmers’ Markets and includes farmers, food artisans, community-based organizations and …