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Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market

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Address: Santa Barbara and Cota Streets, Santa Barbara, CA 9310
Phone Number: 805-962-5354
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Open 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays at Santa Barbara and Cota Streets.

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pricey but worth it

This was a smallish framers market. it was easy to find what we wanted and to leave with a bunch of treats to enjoy. the produce was amazing!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 4, 2015
climberchica
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east coast
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104 reviews 104 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was a smallish framers market. it was easy to find what we wanted and to leave with a bunch of treats to enjoy. the produce was amazing!

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Northridge, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A very nice small Farmers Market in Downtown Santa Barbara on Saturday Mornings. Lots of high quality vendors with a wide variety of food products. The emphasis is on Farmers, not prepared foods and cheap crafts.

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Ware, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We found the Saturday market by accident. It's not large, but doesn't lack anything. A good mixture of fish, meat, flowers, veg etc. I only missed a good bread stall. I particularly liked the seafood. We got 2 lb's of shrimp for $10 they were fabulous. There Was an eclectic mix of music, some great, others cring worthy. I thing... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've been to Santa Barbara a few times, but this was the first time I attended the Farmer's Market and I will definitely go again. It was well organized, displays by most vendors were beautiful, lots of options to choose from, reasonable prices, and fresh, fresh, fresh. Since I was traveling, I planned just to get a few things to... More 

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Bakersfield, CA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I have been to quite a few farmers markets in southern California, but other than San Luis Opispo, this one is the best. There is a nice balance of produce and packaged gourmet items (e.g., olives, honey, etc), and a number of musicians at different points, all talented. Most of the produce is organic and a lot of it small... More 

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Munich, Germany
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93 reviews 93 reviews
12 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

No matter you are hungry or not, you gotta get food from this farmer's market. We were there for a day and we got our next morning breakfast all from this market as we could not resist temptation on how fresh and tasty everything is. Also a lot of variety of fruit, vegetables, pie, honey etc.

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Auckland
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I absolutely loved the Farmers market- everything was fresh and fabulous. The food was displayed well and plenty of vendors were giving out samples. What a glorious thing to do on a leisurely Saturday morning. really enjoyed it and wonderful produce. I saw fruit and veges there I had not seen anywhere else.

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Los Angeles, California
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17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We stopped by while on a cruise ship port visit. The array of fresh produce was amazing. We had some delicious strawberries.

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Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This is by far the best farmer's market in all of Southern California! We go up for the day at least once every 3-4 months and just stroll the market and then have lunch in SB

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

This happens every Saturday a few blocks from State Street. I know, another farmers market so what? That is what we thought until we arrived. Tons of fresh local organic foods and flowers. Many samples available and everything is tasty and affordable. We spent several hours walking around this relatively small market. We recommend the Pequots, most fruits and Pistachios.... More 

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