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

We are happy to announce that the Pop-Up Breakfast Series will return in 2022. We have a miniature, Covid-19 safe version coming down the line with an excellent chef line up – Jessica Yarr, Brad Briske and Katherine Stern. If you aren’t familiar with this series of community-building, culinary events visit our photo album, check …

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 It is with a bit of heaviness that we announce the cancellation of our 2020 FoodShed Project Series. These are events that bring our markets to life in a unique and personal way. Walking away from a season that we have plotted and planned for is difficult but it is the right …